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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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Improving Zoo Life for Cheetahs

Dr Tom Quirke is a graduate of the School of BEES. This article, by Anthony King,  first appeared on science.ie A cheetah can hit speeds of over 100 kilometres an hour and visitors to Fota Wildlife Park in Cork can … Continue reading

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Millport field course by Gavin Arneill

After our 6 days at the FSC marine research centre in Millport, I think it’s fair to say all fifteen of us students that went really enjoyed ourselves. Leaving Cork on Tuesday morning, we landed in Glasgow international airport after … Continue reading

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Going to Bird Island, in search of seals

Hi there. My name’s Cian Luck. I graduated from the school of BEES in UCC with a BSc in Zoology in 2012, and was lucky enough to spend the following year in BEES completing a research masters on the diets … Continue reading

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Algarve day 6: Project day 1 (by Aaron Bowen)

Sunday saw us being split into different groups for projects, each led by a staff member who is an expert in their chosen field. Dr. John Quinn took his budding ornithologists for another bird practical.  Dr. Fidelma Butler ran a … Continue reading

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Eurasian Woodcock Satellite Tagging and Tracking Project a great success: The Voyage of St. Brendan!

St. Patrick stays elusive but St. Brendan “the Navigator” returns for Paddy’s Weekend Celebrations! For those of you who have been following our on-going research project you will be aware that after satellite tagging St. Patrick and St. Brendan in … Continue reading

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An undergrad story: life as a ship-based geologist

My name is Brennus and I’m a fourth year BSc International Field Geosciences student at UCC. As part of my curriculum, I took a marine geology module which is jointly offered by UCC and NUI Galway. This course is intended … Continue reading

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Sea Urchin Tagging – BEES Summer Research Project

BEES student Sarah Long writes about her Summer research project on sea urchins. Every year the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science (SEFS) at UCC awards 10 bursaries to undergraduate students so that they can complete an 8 week … Continue reading

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Millport 2013

The annual fieldtrip to Millport has got off to an interesting start: When the group of thirty four met up at Cork Airport on Monday morning at 9am to travel to the West of Scotland for the Millport Fieldcourse, did … Continue reading

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Eurasian Woodcock Satellite Tagging and Tracking Project 2012-2013

by Luke Harman, School of BEES Over the past six months a research group from the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences (BEES), UCC, led by Luke Harman, has been working in collaboration with the Game and Wildlife Conservation … Continue reading

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