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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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VENTuRE Cruise – Update No.2: Sea Sickness

I spoke too soon when I told you that nothing could dampen our spirits in the last update. I have 2 words for you… Sea Sickness. After passing through a relatively large swell over the past 2 days (average 7m … 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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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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Shark Tale

BEES Zoology graduate Katie O’Dwyer writes about her work at Dingle Oceanworld and explains how to move two sharks from Ireland to the UK with the mimimum of fuss: Having worked part-time in Dingle Oceanworld in summer 2009 as part … 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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