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MSc Marine Biology Fieldcourse to Millport, Cumbrae, West of Scotland

by Mary Kate Bolger As part of our course we went on a 5 day fieldtrip to Millport in the Isle of Cumbrae, Scotland.  We were apprehensive before we set out as warnings about storm Doris increased.  Sure enough when … 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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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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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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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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With Salt Please: Millport Field Course

Findabhair Ní Fhaoláin updates us on progress from the Marine Biology MSc field course in Scotland. After a very smooth journey across to Scotland, with no late arrivals, lost classmates or terrible phobias of tiny planes, the Marine Biology MSc … 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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Excerpt from the Journal of an MSc Student

MSc Marine Biology Fieldcourse to the University Marine Biological Station Millport, Scotland 2nd March to 7th March 2013 Day 5: We have been on the island of Millport for 5 days. The locals have accepted us as one of their … Continue reading

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Millport Fieldtrip 2012

A group of 30ish students and lecturers left Cork on Monday the 24th Sept, and headed to the University Marine Biological Station, Millport, on the Greater Cumbrae Island, Scotland writes Lean O’Connor. We completed a week long 10-credit field course … Continue reading

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MSc Trip to Millport

Students on the MSc Marine Biology course travelled to the Marine Biological Station at Millport, Scotland recently. Here’s their report: The trip started off on Sunday morning at Cork airport with certain individuals, not naming names (Elizabeth Dwyer!) looking like … Continue reading

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