Monthly Archives: February 2013

Birding in Africa: Week 2

Mark Wilson updates us on his progress in Nigeria (read his first post here): Tuesday 19th February I woke up this morning just before dawn and my alarm clock. The room was still dark enough that the green lights playing … Continue reading

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Birding in Nigeria

  Dr. Mark Wilson, a post-doctoral researcher at BEES, with broad interests in animal behaviour, bird biology, forest ecology and conservation writes from Nigeria: I’ve been in Nigeria for just over a week now, and though I am without a … Continue reading

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TY2013: “It made me realise how intelligent birds actually are”

I really enjoyed my week in the School of BEES. It was really interesting, writes Dearbhla Murphy of Christ King Secondary School, Douglas. On Monday we were introduced to the kind of work the School of BEES does. One of … Continue reading

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TY2013: “I thought that this would be a tedious lecture and was proven wrong almost immediately”

I thoroughly enjoyed my week at BEES because a wide range of subjects were covered and the week really got me thinking, writes Cian Holland of Coláiste Daibhéid, Cork. My interests have expanded greatly because of this and I found … Continue reading

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TY2013: “I’ve had a great time”

After a week at this department I can safely say that I have had a great time and that I would really recommend it to anyone looking for work experience. While I was here I got to experience a broad … Continue reading

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TY2013:”I’m pretty sure I know where I’ll be going to college in a couple of years’ time”

John Cullen of Kinsale Community School outlines his week at the BEES TY2013 Programme: Monday: This week, for my Transition Year work experience, I am spending the week spanning from January 28th to February 1st at the School of Biological … Continue reading

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TY2013: “Everyone has been so friendly and welcoming”

Spending a week at the School of BEES was really enjoyable and I am so sad that it is coming to an end, writes Caoimhe Horner, Colaiste Muire, Ennis, Co. Clare. I have met so many great people from fellow … Continue reading

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TY2013: “There’s a truly wonderful atmosphere around the campus”

At first I didn’t know what to expect from UCC School of BEES but after being here a week I can certainly say it was a very worthwhile experience, writes Niamh McGrath of Christ King Secondary School, Cork. Being here … Continue reading

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TY2013: Structured Transition Year Programme at BEES

The week at the school BEES in UCC proved to be an extremely interesting and enjoyable experience, writes Niamh Hogan from Coláiste Choilm, Ballincollig. Fourteen students were chosen to attend this week of work experience in teh School of BEES. Throughout … Continue reading

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TY2013:A week at BEES

Michael O’Leary of Colaiste Muire, Crosshaven writes about his week at BEES: On Monday I arrived at 9.45am and was greeted by Grace Cott the coordinator. I met the rest of the students who were also doing their work experience … Continue reading

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