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The Algarve fieldtrip: An Ambition Reborn

by Pádraig Desmond Towards the end of the 3rd year, one could be forgiven for forgetting why they first set out on a journey of biological sciences. As a mature student, I didn’t take the decision to apply to the … Continue reading

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Applied Plant Biology London Fieldcourse 2018 – Part 3

Tozer Seeds & Chelsea Physic Garden by Elizabeth Vanveen (3rd Year Applied Plant Biology) This day differed from previous ones throughout this field trip as it involved visiting two different companies. The first half of the day was dedicated to … Continue reading

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Applied Plant Biology London Fieldcourse 2018 – Part 2

PS3020 is a BEES plant biology field course based in London. Over a packed four days, students visit a range of internationally-renowned institutions as well as several research centres managed by industry. Day 2 – Wakehurst Gardens & The Millennium … Continue reading

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Applied Plant Biology London Fieldcourse 2018

PS3020 is a BEES plant biology field course based in London. Over a packed four days, students visit a range of internationally-renowned institutions as well as several research centres managed by industry. Day 1 – Kew Gardens by Lorna Murphy … Continue reading

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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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