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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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TY2016: BEES WEEK

Andrea McSweeney St.Angela College Cork I found this week very interesting, personally I didn’t know much about BEES or see myself in a BEES course in the future but this week showed me what one would be like. I really … Continue reading

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TY2016: The BEES-t Week

Isabel Gallagher, Coláiste Muire, Ennis This week I attended the BEES Transition Year Programme 2016. I thoroughly enjoyed this week and gained a lot of useful information about the Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences course here at UCC. I was … Continue reading

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TY2016: Buzzing after my week at BEES

Aoife Dillane                                                                                Presentation Secondary School Tralee This week I attended the BEES TY programme at the school of biological earth and environmental sciences in UCC. I really enjoyed my week here and would highly recommend it to anyone interested … Continue reading

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TY2016: A Scientific Week at BEES

By Ciara Stack, Carrigaline Community School It was an experience that I’ll never forget! From the tour of the Cooperage Building to the handling of birds my week in this institute has been one that’ll go down in history for … Continue reading

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Algarve 2016 – Day Three

The first exercise of the day was a behavioural study of Fiddler Crabs, Uca tangeri. This involved getting up to be at the seashore for shortly after 9 AM. You would think that a clear blue sky, sunny day in … Continue reading

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Algarve 2016 – Day One

Today was the first day of our field trip to the Algarve, Portual. We went to the Salgados sand dunes, which began with the traditional “sermon on the mount”. The day got very stressful, with a long walk to the … Continue reading

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