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CoCoHaCa Cruise Blog – Latest update

DAY SIX Monday’s 4am shift got off on the right note as myself and Siobhan decided to upgrade our midnight snack to midnight steak (sandwich) thanks to the delectable leftovers from Sundays’ dinner. It has been really interesting being on … Continue reading

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CoCoHaCa Cruise Blog – Update

DAY THREE Finn Ni Fhaolain With all our coring completed successfully earlier in the week it was high def video time. With 6 scientists on board we work in shifts of two and hang out in the ROV Shack with … Continue reading

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CoCoHaCa Cruise Blog Day 2

DAY TWO Finn Ni Fhaolain After waking up for the 4am shift it was so exciting to see the first video recordings from the ROV. There was successful coring through the night and everyone was pleased to see that the … Continue reading

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CoCoHaCa Cruise Blog

DAY ONE Finn Ni Fhaolain I was so excited to get the call from Andy (Wheeler) earlier in the year to join him and a great group of scientists from around the country for a research cruise to the Porcupine … Continue reading

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Plant Science London Field Trip – Part 3

by Michael Rochards (APB3) One of the world’s largest agrochemical, seed, and biotechnological companies, Syngenta, is a diverse active site with cross functionality. After tea and biscuits, we were introduced to the company by the biologist Jim Morton, who after … Continue reading

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Plant Science London Field Course – Part 2

Day Two by Bianca Govi (APB3) Today we took a trip to Sussex to complete our tour of Kew by visiting Wakehurst Place. The site is unique in that it houses in-situ and ex-situ conservation efforts, and boasts the highest … Continue reading

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Plant Science London Field Course

Day One by Calum Sweeney (APB3) The day started with a tour of the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew (RBG Kew)and their herbarium. The herbarium contains 7 million specimens of approximately 140,000 plant species. Jurriaan de Vos guided us through the … Continue reading

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MSc Marine Biology Fieldcourse to Millport, Cumbrae, West of Scotland

by Mary Kate Bolger As part of our course we went on a 5 day fieldtrip to Millport in the Isle of Cumbrae, Scotland.  We were apprehensive before we set out as warnings about storm Doris increased.  Sure enough when … Continue reading

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Millport Fieldtrip ZY4020

By Ciara Sexton (Zoology 4) The Temperate Marine Biology Fieldtrip to Millport was an excellent course. The variety of marine biology that we were able to study in such close proximity was great. We were taken out on a research … Continue reading

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TY2016: A week at UCC School of BEES from a TY perspective

Cora Twomey, Davis College. This week I attended a week work experience programme for TY’s at UCC’s School of BEES. In my opinion it was a great opportunity not just being college and main campus and attending lectures, but by … Continue reading

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