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About NUI Galway
About NUI Galway
Since 1845, NUI Galway has been sharing the highest quality teaching and research with Ireland and the world. Find out what makes our University so special – from our distinguished history to the latest news and campus developments.
Colleges & Schools
Colleges & Schools
NUI Galway has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top quality teaching across a rang of key areas of expertise.
Business & Industry
Guiding Breakthrough Research at NUI Galway
We explore and facilitate commercial opportunities for the research community at NUI Galway, as well as facilitating industry partnership.
- Alumni, Friends & Supporters
At NUI Galway, we believe that the best learning takes place when you apply what you learn in a real world context. That's why many of our courses include work placements or community projects.
Dr Diarmuid O'Donovan
Peer Reviewed Journals
|Ariyoshi, K., Schim van der Loeff, M., Cook, P., Whitby, D., Corrah, T., Jaffar, S., Cham, F., Sabally, S., O'Donovan, D., Weiss, R.A., Schulz, T.F., Whittle, H. (1998) 'Kaposi’s sarcoma in the Gambia, West Africa is less frequent in human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection despite a high prevalence of human herpesvirus 8'. Journal Of Human Virology, 1 :193-199. [Details]|
|O'Donovan, D., Iversen, A., Trounce, J., Curtis, S. (2000) 'An extensive outbreak of group C meningococcal infection involving two preschool nurseries'. Communicable Disease and Public Health, 3 :103-120. [Details]|
|O'Donovan, D., Ariyoshi, K., Milligan, P., Ota, M., Yamuah, L., Sarge-Njie, R., Whittle, H. (2000) 'Maternal plasma viral RNA levels determine marked differences in mother-to-child transmission rates of HIV-1 and HIV-2 in The Gambia'. AIDS 2000, 14 :441-448. [Details]|
|O'Donovan, D., Rideout, A. (2001) 'Guidelines for Drug Action Teams on conducting local confidential inquiries into drug related deaths'. Report for the Department of Health, London, . [Details]|
|O'Donovan, D., Cooke, R., Joce, R., Eastbury, A., Waite, J., Stene-Johansen, K. (2001) 'An outbreak of hepatitis A among injecting drug users'. Epidemiology & Infection, 127 :469-473. [DOI] [Details]|
|Schim van der Loeff, M., Hansmann, A., Awasana, A.A., Ota, M.O., O'Donovan, D., Sarge-Njie, R., Ariyoshi, K., Milligan, P., Whittle, H. (2003) 'Survival of HIV-1 and HIV-2 perinatally infected children in The Gambia: cohort study with 7 years follow up'. AIDS 2003, 17 :2389-2394. [Details]|
|Burke, S., Keenaghan, C., O'Donovan, D., Quirke, B. (2004) 'Health in Ireland - an unequal state'. Public Health Alliance Ireland, . [Details]|
|Allwright, S., Paul, G., Greiner, B., Mullaly, B., Pursell, L., Kelly, A., Bonner, B., D'Eath, M., McConnell, B., McLaughlin, J., O'Donovan, D., Perry I. (2005) 'Legislation for smoke free workplaces and health of bar workers in Ireland: before and after study'. British Medical Journal, 331 . [DOI] [Details]|
|Pelly, H., Cormican, M., O'Donovan, D., Cahlmers, R.M., Hanahoe, B., Cloughley, R., McKeown, P., Corbett-Feeney, G. (2007) 'A large outbreak of cryptosporidiosis in western Ireland linked to a public water supply: a preliminary report'. Eurosurveillance, 12 (5). [Details]|
|Vellinga, A., Howell, F., O'Donovan, D. (2007) 'The impact of the smoking ban in Ireland: modelling hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction'. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 61 (S1). [Details]|
|Pursell, L., Allwright, S., O'Donovan, D., Paul, G., Kelly, A., Mullaly, B. J., D'Eath, M. (2007) 'Before and after study of bar workers perceptions of the impact of smoke-free workplace legislation in the Republic of Ireland'. BMC Public Health, 7 . [DOI] [Details]|
|Vellinga, A., O'Donovan, D., de la Harpe, D. (2008) 'Length of stay and associated costs of obesity related hospital admission in Ireland'. BMC Health Services Research, 8 (88). [DOI] [Details]|
|O'Donovan, D. (2008) 'The Atlas of Health: Mapping the Challenges and Causes of Disease'. Earthscan, London, . [Details]|
|Callaghan, M., Cormican, M., Prendergast, M., Pelly, H., Cloughley, R., Hanahoe, B. & O'Donovan, D. (2009) 'Temporal and spatial distribution of human cryptosporidiosis in the west of Ireland 2004-2007'. International Journal of Health Geographics, 8 . [Details]|
|Vaughan, D., O'Connell, E., Cormican, M., Brugha, R., Faherty, C., Balfe, M., et al. (2010) 'Pee-in-a-Pot: acceptability and uptake of on-site chlamydia screening in a student population in the Republic of Ireland'. (10):1-325. [ARAN Link] [Details]|
|O'Donovan, D. (2003) Guidelines for Drug Action Teams on conducting local confidential inquiries into drug related deaths. Joint Symposium of the Society for the study of Addiction at Royal College of Psychiatrists. Leeds: Conference Paper [Details]|
|O'Donovan, D. (2003) A Public Health Alliance for Ireland. Invited Address, Inaugural meeting, Public Health Alliance for Ireland. Dublin: Conference Paper [Details]|
|O'Donovan, D. Contributions to reducing inequities in health through research: Ireland. Global Forum for Health Research. Mumbai: Conference Paper [Details]|
|O'Donnabhain, D., Duff, D. (1989) Aneurysms of the Vein of Galen. Archives of Disease in Childhood. Other Item [Details]|
|O'Donovan, D., Lloyd-Evans, N., Manneh, K. (1997) Rapid assessment of sexually transmitted infections and knowledge, attitudes and behaviours among pregnant women in The Gambia. Report to the World Bank. Other Item [Details]|
|Ota, M., O'Donovan, D., Marchant, A., Yamuah, L., Harding, E., Jaffar, S., McAdam, K.P., Corrah, T., Whittle, H. (1999) HIV-negative infants born to HIV-1 but not HIV-2 positive mothers fail to develop a Bacille Calmette-Guerin scar. AIDS. Other Item [Details]|
|Robinson, E., Joce, R., O'Donovan, D., Bruce, M., Gaudoin, J., Iversen, A. (2000) Lookbacks for HIV infected health care workers - time to reconsider. Communicable Disease and Public Health. Other Item [Details]|
|Ota, M.O.C., O'Donovan, D., Alabi, A.S., Milligan, P., Yamuah, L.K., N'Gom, P.T., Harding, E., Ariyoshi, K., Wilkins, A., Whittle, H.C. (2000) Maternal HIV-1 and HIV-2 infection and child survival in The Gambia. AIDS. Other Item [Details]|
|Bennett, J., O'Donovan D. (2001) Substance misuse among health care workers. Current Opinion in Psychiatry. Other Item [Details]|
|Manandhar, M., Maimbolwa, M., Muulu, E., Mwanga Mulenga, M., O'Donovan, D. (2008) Intersectoral debate strengthens alliances, advocacy and action for maternal survival in Zambia. Health Promotion International. Other Item [DOI] [Details]|
|Balanda, K., McMaster, C., Pursell, L., Kearns, N., Graham, A., Barron, S., Fahy, L., O'Donovan, D. (2008) All-Ireland Health and Wellbeing Data Set; INIsPHO Data Briefing No.2008:3; Working Document. Ireland and Northern Ireland’s Population Health Observatory, Dublin. Other Item [Details]|
|O'Connell, E., Brennan, W., Cormican, M., Glacken, M., O'Donovan, D., Vellinga, A., Cahill, N., Lysaght, F., O'Donnell, J. (2009) Chlamydia trachomatis infection and sexual behaviour among female students attending higher education in the Republic of Ireland. BMC Public Health. Other Item [DOI] [Details]|
|Balfe, M., Brugha, R., O'Connell, E., McGee, H., O'Donovan D. (2010) Where do young Irish women want Chlamydia-screening services to be set up? A qualitative study employing Goffman's impression management framework. Health and Place. Other Item [Details]|