Monthly Archives: March 2011

Algarve – Day 2

The latest news from the BEES Field Course in the Algarve, by Vanessa Mazza: After waking up from a 11 hour sleep, we spent our day in the sun on the Salgados sand dunes from  9am until 2pm. It wasn’t … Continue reading

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Algarve Field Course – Day One

Thirtysix BEES students, including a number of visiting US students are currently taking part in a week long field-based course in the Algarve, Portugal. They are accompanied by 8 members of staff. One of the students on last year’s Algarve … Continue reading

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Protecting Biodiversity – What if everyone did it?

Caitlin Quinn is a BEES student who recently gained work experience with the Biodiversity Office, Clare County Council, as part of her degree. Here she writes about her take on biodiversity. Sometimes consequences for certain actions cannot be noticed in … Continue reading

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Big Shakes on the Shaky Isles

The recent devastating earthquake in New Zealand was part of a series of aftershocks from an earlier event, writes Prof. John Gamble and Dr. Pat Meere from the School of BEES. At 4.35 am on Saturday 4th September 2010, most … Continue reading

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Winging it…work experience with a difference

BEES student Moira Reilly recently took part in a work experience module as part of her degree. Her internship took her to the Birds of Prey Centre at Ailwee Caves in Co. Clare during the summer after her third year. … Continue reading

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