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  • Gaeilge gaming : using technology to learn Irish in the primary school 

    Dalton, Gene (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Education, 2017)
    This thesis presents the development and evaluation of an Irish language learning computer game for primary school children. Recent research demonstrates significant challenges for Irish at school, with a sharp decline in ...
  • Gaelicisation and identity in the 'four obedient shires' of Ireland, 1399-1534 

    Booker, Sparky (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of History, 2011)
    This thesis examines gaelicisation in the ‘four obedient shires’ of the English colony in Ireland from 1399-1543. This region was thought of by contemporaries, and subsequently has been treated by historians, as the most ...
  • Game theoretic formulations and solution methods for transport network reliability and reliable network design 

    O'Brien, Liam (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, 2010)
    Transport network reliability has emerged as an issue of immense importance over the past decade leading many researchers to propose various reliability measures and approaches to assess transport network reliability and ...
  • GARCH modelling of the volume-volatility relation in equity markets 

    Carroll, Rachel (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Trinity Business School, 2012)
    The mixture of distributions hypothesis (MDH) provides a theoretical explanation for the existence of a positive volume-volatility relationship. According to this hypothesis, both volume and volatility are driven by a ...
  • The Garda Inspectorate: Driving Collaborative Reform Through a Model of Equilibrated Governance 

    O'TOOLE, KATHLEEN (Trinity College Dublin. School of Business. Discipline of Business & Administrative Studies, 2018)
    In the Garda Síochána Act of 2005, the Irish Government established a new oversight body, the Garda Inspectorate, to drive reform in its national police service, An Garda Síochána. Appointed in 2006 as the first Chief ...
  • Garden tourism in Ireland : an exploration of product group co-operation, links and relationships 

    Gorman, Catherine E. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Geography, 2010)
    This thesis explores the use of co-operative approaches, links and relationships that exist (or not) in the garden tourism sector, and whether the sector constitutes sustainable tourism provision. A brief history of gardens ...
  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease : studies in physiology and innovations in surgical management 

    Ravi, Narayanasamy (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Surgery, 2007)
    The work detailed in this thesis combined studies in surgical audit with assessment of outcomes relating to dysmotility, evaluated an innovative approach to quality assurance in surgery, explored new understandings of ...
  • Gender and career progression in the financial services 

    Quinlan, Maria (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Social Work and Social Policy, 2013)
    This thesis is an exploration of gender and how it affects career progression within the financial services in Ireland. Research has found that the financial services is a particularly difficult industry for women in terms ...
  • Gender in Insular Celtic : a functionalist account of variation and change in Irish and Welsh 

    Frenda, Alessio S. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Centre for Language and Communication Studies, 2011)
    In this study, I investigate linguistic variation and change in a situation of language contact and obsolescence; specifically, I look at grammatical gender in Insular Celtic. The analysis of this linguistic phenomenon is ...
  • Gene expression profiling in patients with severe sepsis 

    Grealy, Christopher Robert (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Surgery, 2014)
    The human response to infection ranges from mild illness which is relatively well tolerated to a severe, potentially life-threatening syndrome termed severe sepsis. This thesis explored this response in patients hospitalised ...
  • Generating sentiment lexica : evaluating approaches with genetic algorithms and particle swarm optimization 

    Daly, Nicholas (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Computer Science & Statistics, 2014)
    This thesis examines the application of sentiment analysis towards financial news. The primary goal within the field of sentiment analysis is to develop a methodology by which the sentiment or emotional view being expressed ...
  • A Generic Architecture to Control Jini Services over the Internet 

    McSweeney, Brian (Trinity College Dublin. Department of Computer Science, 2001-09)
    Distributed computer systems have brought many advantages over traditional centralised systems. However these systems have innate complications such as partial failure, lack of system wide knowledge, concurrency etc. ...
  • Generic fluctuations : metapoetic water in propertius 

    Craig, Deirdre J. M. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Classics, 2009)
    The objective of this thesis is to offer a comprehensive analysis of the role of metapoetic water symbolism in Propertius. The pervasiveness of water imagery in all four books of the corpus, and the poet’s artistic ...
  • Genetic analyses of thalamocortical axon guidance and subpallial development 

    Mitsogiannis, Manuela D. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Genetics, 2016)
    Normal brain functioning in mammals depends on the establishment of specific, finely-organised neural networks connecting distant regions during development. In particular, sensory stimuli processing is supported by ...
  • Genetic analysis of the human prohibitin gene (PHB) in breast and other cancers 

    Hagan, Richard (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Haematology, 2000)
    Prohibitin, an evolutionarily conserved gene situated on chromosome 17q21, was originally identified as a gene with antiproliferative properties. Studies of a Japanese population have shown prohibitin to be somatically ...
  • Genetic and environmental risk factors in age-related macular degeneration in vitro, in vivo and population studies 

    Ni Dhubhghaill, Sorcha S. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Clinical Medicine, 2011)
    The aims of this project are to show the potential sites of interaction between underlying genetic susceptibilities and environmental influences (cigarette smoke) in neovascular AMD. Our current hypothesis proposes that ...
  • Genetic and molecular studies of rare variation in schizophrenia 

    Fahey, Ciara (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Psychiatry, 2014)
    Schizophrenia (SCZ) is a severe and debilitating disorder and it has a worldwide prevalence estimated at approximately 1%. The underlying pathogenesis of SCZ is poorly understood and there is a great need for diagnostic ...
  • Genetic association study of coeliac disease in the Irish population 

    Brophy, Karen (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Clinical Medicine, 2007)
    The aim of the present study was to investigate the genetic contribution of genes or regions other than the HLA to coeliac disease (CD) susceptibility in the Irish population. Genes selected for analysis in this study were ...
  • Genetic diagnosis and treatment of inherited retinopathies 

    Carrigan, Matthew (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Genetics, 2014)
    The first goal of this PhD was to improve and optimize a gene therapy based on the yeast protein Ndi 1 for Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON), a mitochondrially-inherited retinal disorder. LHON is an incompletely ...
  • Genetic investigation of Irish ancestry and surname history 

    McEvoy, Brian Patrick (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Genetics, 2005)
    Several genetic systems were employed in this study to investigate Ireland’s pre-history and history. Initially Irish origins were examined using mtDNA sequence variation in 200 new samples coupled with an extensive novel ...