Monthly Archives: May 2011

Chasing Terns

BEES MSc student Tony Murray writes from the Sunny Southeast: The plight of roseate terns (Sterna dougallii) has been well documented over the last number of years. The NPWS have been involved in wardening the largest ternery in Ireland at … Continue reading

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Creating a buzz

The following article comes from the Western People and features BEES student Maria Kirrane. She talks about her work towards the Green Flag award for University College Cork and her research on bees: A CLAREMORRIS lady has been blazing a … Continue reading

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The BIG world of Geology

Dr. Andy Wheeler from the School of BEES writes that the Geosciences is one sector that is thriving: Despite a global economic recession, employment prospects for Geology graduates have rarely been better (as showcased in a recent Nature article). The … Continue reading

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The small world of Geology

This very recent image shows 3 geologists in an excavated pit at Mulga Rock, east of Kalgoorlie, West Australia. They are, Professor Brad Pillans (left) of the Research School of Earth Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra and a former colleague … Continue reading

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Tracking my way: life after graduation

My name is Shane White, a Corkonian and 2009 UCC Zoology graduate. I’ve always had a passionate interest in wildlife, the reason why I studied Zoology at UCC as an undergraduate.  Since graduation I have been incredibly lucky to have … Continue reading

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Want to have a species named after you? Read on…

This summer, as part of the Vents & Reefs (VENTuRE) expedition, marine scientists from University College Cork (BEES/ERI), the National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway, Geological Survey of Ireland and University of Southampton and National Oceanography Centre in the UK, … Continue reading

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