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BEES Seminars 2012-2013: All Welcome

Below is a timetable for the 2012-2013 seminar series. All are welcome to the seminars which take place in the Jackson Lab, Second Floor of the Butler Building at the School of BEES. Check posters and BEES Facebook or Twitter … Continue reading

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Birds of Ireland’s Freshwater

If you ever stroll along a riverbank or canal, take a boat trip on the Shannon, sail on one of our many lakes or just sit with a fishing rod at the water’s edge on a sunny afternoon you will … Continue reading

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UCC researchers ‘crack’ the cause of pink colour in Mute Swan feathers

In a paper to be published in the international journal Wildfowl UCC researchers, describe for the first time, the cause of pink coloration in Mute swans which has been observed in many parts of Ireland, Britain and North America. ‘Symmetrical … Continue reading

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VENTuRE Cruise – Update No.1

Hey, my name’s Aaron Lim. I’m a 4th year Earth Science student at UCC. This summer I am lucky enough to have been given the opportunity to take part in the VENTuRE Cruise Survey assisting in the examination of Chemosynthetic ecosystems associated with … Continue reading

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VENTURE Mission Q&A

BEES scientists are leading a major research expedition to the mid-Atlantic starting today. For more on the Venture Mission, see this BEES news item. The purpose of the mission is to study two major, deep-sea ecosystems in relation to: •    … Continue reading

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Promoting BEES

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Celebrating Lough Hyne @30

On Friday 3rd June, 61 delegates gathered at the West Cork Hotel in Skibbereen to attend a conference celebrating the 30th anniversary of Lough Hyne being designated as Europe’s first statutory marine nature reserve and the Republic of Ireland’s only … Continue reading

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Creating a buzz

The following article comes from the Western People and features BEES student Maria Kirrane. She talks about her work towards the Green Flag award for University College Cork and her research on bees: A CLAREMORRIS lady has been blazing a … Continue reading

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Big Shakes on the Shaky Isles

The recent devastating earthquake in New Zealand was part of a series of aftershocks from an earlier event, writes Prof. John Gamble and Dr. Pat Meere from the School of BEES. At 4.35 am on Saturday 4th September 2010, most … Continue reading

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