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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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MSc Marine Biology fieldtrip to Millport

Phrase of the trip: ‘There’s a schmell a whelk!’; meaning, there is an aroma similar to that of dog whelks in this region/from this person. Sarah Long reports on the MSc Marine Biology fieldtrip to Millport. The MSc Marine Biology … Continue reading

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Bigger Arms Race

by Adam Kane He stands 189cm tall and weighs 107kg. Who is this giant? He is none other than an average player in the Irish Rugby Union team’s starting 15 this weekend. By contrast, your bog standard Irish man typically … Continue reading

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Millport Fieldtrip 2015

Last Monday 31 brave Zoology/Ecology students set forth to the land of highland cows, haggis, and most importantly the Millport Marine Station. After a smooth journey over we were thrown straight into life at the station with a tour of … Continue reading

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Certificate and Diploma in Field Ecology

The Field Ecology Diploma students recently completed their second and final 2-week intensive summer field school. The students got out into the field each day of the course and learned about many different types of habitats and survey methods. They … Continue reading

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