This community contains research theses submitted by graduates of Trinity College Dublin.

In 2016 the Library embarked on a large digitisation project of PhD theses (selected from date range 2000-2015) and will be uploading more than 2,000 as open access e-theses later in 2016.

Graduates if you wish for your thesis to be included in TARA, First check if your thesis has been selected for scanning in 2016. If you are not on the 2016 scan list but would like to contribute a pdf copy of your thesis, we would love to hear from you!

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From September 2016 onwards an eTheses submission system will be implemented College-wide for all Schools and all research theses.

TARA (Trinity's Access to Research Archive) has a robust takedown policy. If you have concerns about having your thesis available on the Internet

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Recent Submissions

  • Content and context in conversations : the role of social and situational signals in conversation structure 

    Bonin, Francesca (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Computer Science & Statistics, 2016)
    The increasing growth of multimodal material creates, nowadays, a renewed interest in innovative approaches to information extraction from meetings and multiparty conversations; those approaches make use of various multimodal ...
  • Field tests on single piles subjected to lateral and combined axial and lateral loads 

    Phillips, Declan T. P. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, 2003)
    This thesis describes the results of full-scale instrumented field studies on laterally loaded piles embedded in a layered soil. The research centred around tests on (i) 350mm square reinforced concrete piles driven through ...
  • Dublin Quakers in business 1800-1850 

    Harrison, Richard S. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of History, 1988)
    The quakers, otherwise known as members of the Religious' Society of Friends are popularly renowned for the part they have played in the establishment of numerous business and philanthropic schemes in whatever parts they ...
  • Pain sensitivity in general practice 

    Smith, Robert (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Clinical Medicine, 1957)
    This investigation was carried out during the ordinary routine work of general practice. It consisted of applying a simple test and considering the result in relation to the general clinical picture. The test is performed ...
  • A study of congenital malformation in new born in Lagos, Nigeria 

    Lesi, Folorunso Ebun Akinboye (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Clinical Medicine, 1969)
    Summary: Some historical notes of the knowledge and beliefs regarding congenital malformations were reviewed. Based on a survey carried out at the Lagos Island Maternity Hospital, Nigeria, amongst 16,720 consecutive ...

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