Monthly Archives: February 2014

TY2014: Getting to know BEES

Alan Butler, Mount St. Michael I recently spent a week attending a science course at UCC in the School of BEES. It has been a very interesting and insightful week into the work in the different areas of the school.  … Continue reading

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TY2014: The B.E.E.S knees

Rory Cremin, C.B.C. Cork During the TY2014 week we did many different things. At the start of the week they gave an overview talk of what biological, earth and environmental sciences is. We were split up into 2 groups, about … Continue reading

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TY2014: Life at BEES

Sarah Lee, St. Angela’s College, Cork. My name is Sarah Lee and I and three other girls from St. Angela’s College Cork, took part in BEES TY2014 programme. We took part from Monday the 27th of January to Friday the … Continue reading

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TY2014: Work Experience at BEES

Ciaran Crowley, Colaiste Spioraid Naomh, Cork The work experience here was a great experience for me. It gave me a great insight into what work is like in the area that the BEES courses cover. On the first day we … Continue reading

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TY2014: My week in UCC

Samara Davis, Wesley College,  Dublin My favourite part of the week was all the experiments and practicals we did. We went to lectures for a lot of the week but experiments and practicals were a big part of what we … Continue reading

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TY2014: Rain, Rain….

Milo Moran, Colaiste Daibheid, Sawmill St, Cork Our week at the School of BEES here at UCC has been enjoyable, and very interesting, even if it wasn’t exactly life changing.  We all learned what it is like to study here … Continue reading

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TY2014: A packed week!

Dara O’Connor – Coláiste Choilm, Cork. On Monday we started the course in the Ted Neville laboratory where we received an introduction from Professor John O’Halloran. Then we had to introduce ourselves to the rest of the class. Then we … Continue reading

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TY2014: We Aren’t Trying To Destroy The World, Promise!

Hannah Plover- Coláiste Muire, Crosshaven So today during a media and science lecture we were given the arduous task of writing a small blog about our experience here at BEES. So I will apologise in a advance for what will … Continue reading

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TY2014: BEES transition year programme

Eilis Kinsella, Christ king secondary school, Cork. The thing I enjoyed most in my week in UCC was going up to the main UCC campus. We were shown around the library by the librarian and she showed us all the … Continue reading

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TY2014: Plants can help solve environmental and climate change problems

Sophie Healy-Thow, Kinsale Community School I partook in the BEES Transition Year course to find out if I was sure I wanted to go down the path of science as my career option. I thought the course would give me … Continue reading

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