Monthly Archives: April 2011

BEES nurtures international research links

Prof. Gavin Burnell, School of BEES is currently in Shanghai, from where he sends this update: I’ve included a picture taken at breakfast with the President of Shanghai Ocean University on Tuesday, April 19th.  Left to right in the picture … Continue reading

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More on BEES Jellyfish Research

Congratulations to Emily Baxter who has just had her recent experimental work on the effects of the common jellyfish Aurelia aurita on Atlantic Salmon published in PLos One (impact factor 4.4). Emily conducted this work in the AFDC experimental tanks … Continue reading

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Jellyfish research on TV

BEES researchers Thomas Bastian, Damien Haberlin and Mary Gallaher will appear on RTE television tomorrow evening (Tuesday 12th April 2011) as part of a documentary on their work on the EcoJel project. EcoJel aims to assess the opportunities and detrimental … Continue reading

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Shark Tale

BEES Zoology graduate Katie O’Dwyer writes about her work at Dingle Oceanworld and explains how to move two sharks from Ireland to the UK with the mimimum of fuss: Having worked part-time in Dingle Oceanworld in summer 2009 as part … Continue reading

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Algarve – Day 4

Ger McGrath takes us through the latest news from Portugal: Waking up at 8am, the prospect of spending 4 hours in a sandy intertidal zone didn’t seem too appealing at first. However, as always Mr Sandman was being emphatically played … Continue reading

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Algarve -Day 3

Here’s Heather Lane’s entertaining account of the most recent activity on the Practical Field Ecology field trip to Portugal: We were back in the Salgados dunes today studying vegetation zonation and  behaviour in wetland birds.  With the aid of our … Continue reading

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