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MSc Organic Horticulture – A graduate experience

Recent MSc Organic Horticulture graduate Raedi Higgins writes about her experience of the course and her new role with the Organic Trust. I’ve always had a keen interest in food production and have really enjoyed growing food for myself and … 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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MSc in Organic Horticulture – an inspiring year

Elaine McKeogh, a graduate of the MSc Organic Horticulture writes about her year at UCC:  My year spent studying for an MSc in Organic Horticulture is now  complete, with the graduation ceremony held in UCC recently. It was a fantastic … Continue reading

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Baboon research in Zambia is ‘kinda‘ interesting

Having previously written a piece for the BEES Research Blog in 2011 on her work placement/research for her 4th year project, Aileen Sweeney now updates us on her current research in Zambia. My name is Aileen Sweeney and I am … Continue reading

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Studing marine megafauna in West Africa

How can you know for sure exactly what you want to do once you graduate from UCC? Not all of us do… But I figured; jump at as many opportunities you can, gain experience, have fun. Then make your choices … Continue reading

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BEES student continues her study of wildlife biology on the slopes of Hawaii’s volcanoes

Susan O’Donohoe trained and worked for a number of years as a Montessori school teacher. Having completed the Diploma in Field Ecology in the School of BEES, UCC, Susan has worked with the US Forest Service in Oregon and is … Continue reading

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Summer in Africa

Aileen Sweeney, a fourth year Zoology student from the School of BEES writes from South Africa on how she’s spending her summer and working on her final year research project: I was going to start this by mentioning the fact … Continue reading

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Chasing Terns

BEES MSc student Tony Murray writes from the Sunny Southeast: The plight of roseate terns (Sterna dougallii) has been well documented over the last number of years. The NPWS have been involved in wardening the largest ternery in Ireland at … Continue reading

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The small world of Geology

This very recent image shows 3 geologists in an excavated pit at Mulga Rock, east of Kalgoorlie, West Australia. They are, Professor Brad Pillans (left) of the Research School of Earth Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra and a former colleague … Continue reading

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Tracking my way: life after graduation

My name is Shane White, a Corkonian and 2009 UCC Zoology graduate. I’ve always had a passionate interest in wildlife, the reason why I studied Zoology at UCC as an undergraduate.  Since graduation I have been incredibly lucky to have … Continue reading

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