Monthly Archives: March 2014

Eurasian Woodcock Satellite Tagging and Tracking Project a great success: The Voyage of St. Brendan!

St. Patrick stays elusive but St. Brendan “the Navigator” returns for Paddy’s Weekend Celebrations! For those of you who have been following our on-going research project you will be aware that after satellite tagging St. Patrick and St. Brendan in … Continue reading

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TY2014: Sea Urchins don’t like Pink

Niamh Bain, Loreto Secondary School, Clonmel I really enjoyed the Transition Year program in the School of BEES here in UCC. I learned a lot and got to do things and meet people that I possibly wouldn’t ever have the … Continue reading

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TY2014: ‘I now know that I want to do zoology’

Amy Benaim, St. Aloysius College, Carrigtwohill It furthered my interest in science, particularly natural sciences and helped me to decide what I would genuinely be interested in. The BEES TY2014 course run at UCC was great. It really aimed to … Continue reading

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TY2014: A week to remember

Daire O’Sullivan, Presentation Brothers College I recently have attended the School of BEES  in UCC for a week of work experience. The week was a course in UCC regarding Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences. It was from 10AM until 4PM … Continue reading

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TY2014: A Great Experience

Laura McCarthy, St Angelas College. On Monday the 27th of January, a group of four girls including myself from St Angela’s College came to the BEES transition year course. Along with other transition year students from Ireland. The week was … Continue reading

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TY2014: BEES is weird (IN THE BEST POSSIBLE WAY)

Maebh Ni Thuama, Colaiste Muire Crosshaven. Looking back on what I did during my week at BEES, I think the things I most fondly remember are: the birds we tagged and melodramatically released back into the wild the library safari … Continue reading

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TY2014: The BEES Experience

Caoimhe Ní Choileáin, Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne, An Daingean From the 27th to the 31st of January I spent a week of work experience at the school of BEES Transition Year Work Experience Programme. I  really enjoy biology at school so … Continue reading

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With Salt Please: Millport Field Course

Findabhair Ní Fhaoláin updates us on progress from the Marine Biology MSc field course in Scotland. After a very smooth journey across to Scotland, with no late arrivals, lost classmates or terrible phobias of tiny planes, the Marine Biology MSc … Continue reading

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