Monthly Archives: November 2011

Working With Wolves – Part 2

Back in September, Emma Brid Dennehy wrote for this blog about her time in Galicia working with the Iberian Wolf as part of the BL4003 Biological Work Experience module run by the School of BEES. Now, you can see and … Continue reading

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UCC researchers ‘crack’ the cause of pink colour in Mute Swan feathers

In a paper to be published in the international journal Wildfowl UCC researchers, describe for the first time, the cause of pink coloration in Mute swans which has been observed in many parts of Ireland, Britain and North America. ‘Symmetrical … Continue reading

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Impact of climate change on fishes of British Isles – an emerging research front

A paper written by BEES postdoctoral researcher Conor Graham with Dr Chris Harrod of Queens University Belfast has been selected by Thomson Reuters ScienceWatch® as a featured Emerging Research Front paper.  The article (“Implications of climate change for the fishes of the … Continue reading

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Leatherback Turtles in Hawaii

John and Julia Davenport are currently spending 3 weeks on Hawaii, working with NOAA turtle scientists upon the anatomy of juvenile leatherback turtles. They are focussing primarily on the thermophysiology of the species and work is going extremely well. Already … Continue reading

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