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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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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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Komodo Dragons and the Snake Cave

Hello everyone! My name is Colin Keane and I graduated from UCC just over a year ago. This past year has not been easy in terms of gaining worthwhile employment with my dear zoology degree. A combination of a lack … Continue reading

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Birding in Africa: Week 4

More from Mark Wilson’s African Diary: Read his previous extracts here, here and here. Sunday 10th March The past couple of mornings I have got up early and gone wandering in the reserve, trying to make the most of this … Continue reading

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International Field Geosciences in the Irish Times

Katie Quinn, International Field Geosciences student at BEES and University of Montana, featured in this morning’s Irish Times. Find out more about International Field Geosciences on the BEES website.

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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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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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A year abroad in Montana

BEES student Will O’Shea writes about his year studying abroad at the University of Montana: Mid-way through my second year I received an email from the School of BEES informing students of the option to spend their third year abroad … Continue reading

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Valoram- Ghent Symposium

BEES PhD student Siva Linga Sasanka Velivelli writes about a recent symposium in Ghent: I recently attended the 7th International Symposium on In Vitro Culture and Horticultural Breeding, held in Ghent, Belgium from 18 to 22nd September 2011. I gave … Continue reading

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Wildlife Research in South Africa: Never a Dull Moment

“Guys, as you can see the base has no fences so there is nothing to stop the animals coming in here. If you fall asleep on the veranda, the hyena can come in, and they will more than likely bite … Continue reading

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