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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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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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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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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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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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