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  • Obesity and cancer 

    Healy, Laura (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Surgery, 2011)
    Cancer rates are increasing with predictions of incidence rates doubling between 2000 and 2020. Although several factors are contributory, the rising incidence of overweight and obesity is currently thought to be fuelling ...
  • Obesity, insulin resistance and Type 2 Diabetes in young Irish people 

    Finucane, Francis (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Clinical Medicine, 2008)
    The epidemic of obesity in Irish youth, one of the highest ranking internationally, represents a major threat to public health. However, little is known of the metabolic and clinical characteristics of this cohort. I ...
  • Observations of the natural history and long-term outcomes of deep venous thrombosis 

    O'Shaughnessy, Ann M. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Anatomy, 2001)
    One hundred above knee deep vein thromboses (DVT) from 89 patients (11 bilateral thrombosis) were examined to determine the dynamic status of the thrombi in the first year and to detennine the long-term clinical outcome ...
  • Ocular Microtremor as a clinical and scientific tool in neurologic disease : validation and application of a generalised discovery protocol 

    Collins, Niamh E. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Clinical Medicine, 2011)
    Ocular microtremor (OMT) , a high frequency low amplitude eye movement, is one of three fixational eye movements present even when the eyes are apparently at rest. The tremor is thought to be related to tonic neural ...
  • Ocular microtremor measurement, characterization & analysis 

    Ali Al-Kalbani, Mohammed (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Clinical Medicine, 2010)
    Ocular Microtremor (OMT) is a high frequency tremor of the eye present in all normal subjects even if the eye is apparently still. It is one of the fixational eye movements. Changes in the OMT frequency and pattern have ...
  • Oesophageal inflammation and tumourigenesis - inherited variation in an Irish population 

    Babar, Mahwash M. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Surgery, 2010)
    Cancer is a major medical challenge of this era and early diagnosis of cancer is critical to curative therapy. The search for biomarkers that may indicate the risk or presence of cancer is ongoing in thousands of laboratories ...
  • Of mines and markets : Labour regimes and agency in Chinese-structured GPNs in Zambia 

    Hinds, Róisín (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Geography, 2013)
    Over the last ten years, the presence of Chinese capital on the African continent has vastly increased. Investors are creating thousands of jobs in a variety of sectors, integrating African workers and consumers into ...
  • Office suburbanisation in Dublin : user-demand, urban planning and property development 

    Bertz, Sunnhild (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Geography, 2004)
    This thesis explores the underlying dynamics which have brought about the geographical shift of office development to new suburban sites during Dublin’s fourth office development boom (1995 -2001). The role of end-user ...
  • Official Propaganda in the Irish Free State 

    Hora, Kevin (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of History, 2012)
    This thesis examines official propaganda in the Irish Free State. It takes the perspective that propaganda helped build the state and had a beneficial purpose. This differs from traditional views of state propaganda in ...
  • ...ohne Maaß veränderlich' : Novalis, women and writing 

    Hodkinson, James Richard (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Germanic Studies, 2003)
    This thesis re-examines the treatment of the feminine and of the female literary subject in the works of Hardenberg/Novalis. It contends that, whilst Hardenberg did not approach these themes in a manner wholly revolutionary ...
  • OM2R : semantic documentation of ontology mapping lifecycle to support retrieval and reuse of ontology mappings 

    Thomas, Hendrik (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Computer Science & Statistics, 2014)
    Ontology mappings are of critical importance for the Linked Data and the Semantic Web communities as they can help to mitigate the effects of heterogeneities, which are a major obstacle to the promise of interoperability ...
  • On constructing urban travel scales for analysing daily travel patterns : the case of the Greater Dublin Area, Ireland 

    Murphy, Enda (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Geography, 2006)
    Over the last decade the Greater Dublin Area has witnessed significant land use and spatial restructuring. This has forced a distinct change in the spatial organisation of the built environment. Dublin has been transformed ...
  • On coordination disambiguation in a generative parsing model, with memory-based techniques for parameter estimation. 

    Hogan, Deirdre (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Computer Science & Statistics, 2007)
    This thesis is concerned with improving existing generative history-based probability models' treatment of noun phrase coordination and the development of memory based techniques for model parameter estimation. Lexicalised ...
  • On going on : the ethic of impossibility in the performance of Samuel Beckett's prose 

    Johnson, Nicholas E. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Drama, 2009)
    This dissertation presents a history of performances of the prose of Samuel Beckett and illuminates a theory of prose performance through readings of his work. Unifying a phenomenological reading of prose performance with ...
  • On the acoustics of installed subsonic jets 

    O'Reilly, Ciarán J. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, 2009)
    The reduction of community exposure to aircraft noise is an important consideration in the design of future aircraft. A review is currently under way of novel aircraft configurations, which may exploit the fuselage, wings ...
  • On the cutting edge? : Marking gender, embodiment and knowledge 

    Inckle, Kay (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Sociology, 2006)
    In this thesis I use creative methodologies - a “new writing” (Denzin, 2003: 118) strategy - to explore body marking practices (‘self-injury’ and body modification) in the context of gendered embodiment. The overarching ...
  • On the development of molecular approaches to therapy for retinitis pigmentosa 

    Nguyen, Anh Thi Hong (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Genetics, 2013)
    Endothelial cells lining the microvasculature of the retina have highly evolved “tight junctions” reducing the space between adjacent cells to form a selective and highly regulatable barrier called the inner blood-retina ...
  • On the development of scaffolds for bone tissue engineering 

    Buckley, Conor Timothy (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, 2007)
    Many of the current tissue-engineering scaffold-based strategies have suffered from limited cell depth viability when cultured in vitro, with viable cells existing within the outer 250-500 μm from the fluid-scaffold ...
  • On the disunity of the sciences and Ceteris Paribus laws 

    Tobin, Emma (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Philosophy Department, 2006)
    This thesis examines the claim that the sciences are disunified. Chapter 1 outlines and introduces different accounts of the stratification of the sciences in the literature, in particular, Unificationism, Disunificationism, ...
  • On the dynamic multiple intelligence informed personalization of the learning environment 

    Kelly, Declan (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Computer Science & Statistics, 2006)
    Educational research informs us "one size does not fit all" (Reigeluth, 1996). It states that learners, reflecting individual traits, possess different learning characteristics, process and represent knowledge in different ...