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Snapshots of Doctoral Research at University College Cork

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Table of Contents for volume 2014

Liam Marnane Introduction
1 Courtney Keane Collins Monkeying around: who’s learning what at the zoo? School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences
2 Grace Crotty Biomarkers in Parkinson’s disease Department of Medicine
3 Niamh Denihan Who is the cool kid? Biomarkers to help treat newborn brain injury Department of Paediatrics and Child Health
4 Philip Donnellan Recycling heat energy – Prolonging the lifetime of industry’s most invaluable resource Process and Chemical Engineering
5 Seana Vida Farrington Exploring the eclectic world of Richard White (1800-1868), 2nd Earl of Bantry, Lord Berehaven: collector | grand tourist | nobleman Department of Art History in the Digital Arts & Humanities Programme
6 Angela V. Flynn Ireland's unequal health care system: How did we let this happen? The Department of Sociology and The School of Applied Social Studies (GREP Social Sciences)
7 Anushka Gangnaik How man fabricates nano-sized objects Chemistry Department
8 Ciara Harty The 100 billion dollar virus Department of Medicine
9 Wentao Jiang “Sound of silence”: a secure indoor wireless ultrasonic communication system School of Engineering - Electrical & Electronic Engineering
10 Nina Konstantinidou Decoding bug chatter to fight infections Department of Microbiology
11 Laura Lee When teaching is not enough: Exploring educational computer games as a method for improving reading ability School of Applied Psychology
12 Dominika Lisiecka How to eat when I can’t swallow? Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences
13 Susan Lyons Ireland's Medieval Woodland: An archaeological approach to understanding long term patterns of wood use, management and exploitation Department of Archaeology
14 Graham McAuliffe Water and agriculture: a love/hate relationship Department of Geography, School of the Human Environment, and School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences
15 Alan McCarthy Doughnuts and the Fourth Dimension School of Mathematical Sciences
16 Karen McCarthy Microcompartments: Mini but Mighty Department of Microbiology & Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre
17 Karen Moloney Maidens, Magic, and Manipulation: The Female Presence in Sir Thomas Malory’s Morte Darthur School of English
18 Kellie Morrissey The experience of ‘home’ in dementia care School of Applied Psychology
19 Helen Mulcahy Triggers to action on child developmental concerns School of Nursing and Midwifery
20 Ashling Rosanna Murphy Who Cares? Women with Breast Cancer and Their Significant Other School of Nursing & Midwifery
21 Gillian Murphy Easily Distracted? Take a Load Off School of Applied Psychology
22 Jack Murray Learning the Language of Games School of English
23 Dan O’Brien ‘Why will you Jews not accept our culture, our religion and our language?’: James Joyce’s Jew through the Eyes of Jewish America School of English
24 Frank O’Connor ‘Knowledge is power’ – making sense of wind farm data Electrical Engineering
25 Elaine O’Driscoll-Adam Fishing for a sense of cultural identity and place Department of Geography
26 Rosemary O’Keeffe The Health Benefits of Stress Electrical and Electronic Engineering, School of Engineering
27 Linda Marie O’Keeffe The “growing” evidence of the bottle and the bump: how does alcohol use during pregnancy affect infant and childhood growth? Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
28 Karen O’ Leary Bundle of Joy: Improving Prenatal Well-being with Gratitude and Mindfulness School of Applied Psychology
29 Rosemary O’Sullivan Reform of the Irish family courts system Faculty of Law
30 Elliott Payne Think before you post... Your future employer may be watching Law Department
31 Nevin Power The 1979 Energy Crisis: US Foreign Policy and Public Consciousness School of History
32 Jason Quinlan TV on the move: How the growth in Internet streaming influences the video quality on your mobile device. Mobile and Internet Systems Laboratory, Department of Computer Science
33 Eileen Russell Potential new drug for leukaemia Department of Biochemistry
34 Shauna Scanlon Getting a sense of what is in your beverage Tyndall National Institute and the Department of Chemistry
35 Richard Scriven Barefoot and Rosary-in-Hand: A Geography of Pilgrimage in Ireland Department of Geography
36 Matthew Shanley Stable Ships for Smooth Servicing of Offshore Wind Farms Civil and Environmental Engineering
37 Brendan Patrick Walsh Water – the new oil! School of Engineering
37 Steve Warren The virtually extended self: searching for meaning in online worlds School of Applied Psychology
39 Teresa Wills The Overweight Challenge and Perceptions of Weight School of Nursing and Midwifery
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