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A West Virginian Experience

My first time in the states was one which I will never forget. A six month period in which I learned a great deal about myself and my area of study. It is remarkable how much a person can grow … Continue reading

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‘Mountaineer Pride’ – A Semester at West Virginia university

Martina Tully writes about her semester spent in the US. In late March of my 2nd year in UCC myself and five others from my year were chosen to spend a semester abroad in West Virginia University as part of … 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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Working with Wolves

Emma Brid Dennehy talks about her Work Experience in Spain with Wolves. From the summer months of July to August I took an optional BEES module, known as the BL4003 biology work placement module, and travelled to the region of … Continue reading

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Promoting BEES

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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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Cheetah Studies

A film by Dora Nike O’Donoghue featuring BEES’ own Tom Quirke

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The BIG world of Geology

Dr. Andy Wheeler from the School of BEES writes that the Geosciences is one sector that is thriving: Despite a global economic recession, employment prospects for Geology graduates have rarely been better (as showcased in a recent Nature article). The … Continue reading

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Winging it…work experience with a difference

BEES student Moira Reilly recently took part in a work experience module as part of her degree. Her internship took her to the Birds of Prey Centre at Ailwee Caves in Co. Clare during the summer after her third year. … Continue reading

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