Monthly Archives: February 2011

Genetically-distinct breeding populations of bottlenose dolphins in Irish waters

Understanding the population structure of a species is imperative for wildlife conservation, writes Dr. Emer Rogan, School of BEES. For terrestrial mammals, mountain ranges, oceans and deserts may act as “barriers” to dispersal and over geological time can lead to … Continue reading

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BEES research featured in Nature

BEES researchers Mieke Thierens and Andy Wheeler have had their research highlighted in a recent issue of Nature: The research article entitled Ice-rafting from the British–Irish ice sheet since the earliest Pleistocene (2.6 million years ago): implications for long-term mid-latitudinal … Continue reading

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Research and research led teaching is what distinguishes a university education from other types of education.  The generation of new knowledge, the re-interpretation of existing knowledge and the application of new technologies and perspectives is the hall-mark of a modern … Continue reading

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