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BEES Algarve Field Work 2013 (Part 1)

This week, BEES 3rd year students are completing field-work in the Algarve, Portugal. We’ll have regular updates from them. Here’s the first from Rachel Francoeur: We arrived at Alvor in the beautiful Algarve for our field ecology course on Tuesday. … 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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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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Birding in Africa: Week 3

Mark Wilson updates us from Nigeria. Read his first and second posts. 26th February Last night was a night of sensory overload. First it was my sense of smell that was afflicted, by an overwhelming scent of flowers. There’s a … Continue reading

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Birding in Africa: Week 2

Mark Wilson updates us on his progress in Nigeria (read his first post here): Tuesday 19th February I woke up this morning just before dawn and my alarm clock. The room was still dark enough that the green lights playing … Continue reading

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Birding in Nigeria

  Dr. Mark Wilson, a post-doctoral researcher at BEES, with broad interests in animal behaviour, bird biology, forest ecology and conservation writes from Nigeria: I’ve been in Nigeria for just over a week now, and though I am without a … Continue reading

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TY2013: Student Blogposts

Last week saw a group of Transition Year students visit BEES as part of our Structured TY Programme which is now in its second year. The programme is designed to give secondary school students an introduction to science at third … Continue reading

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Baboon research in Zambia is ‘kinda‘ interesting

Having previously written a piece for the BEES Research Blog in 2011 on her work placement/research for her 4th year project, Aileen Sweeney now updates us on her current research in Zambia. My name is Aileen Sweeney and I am … Continue reading

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Studing marine megafauna in West Africa

How can you know for sure exactly what you want to do once you graduate from UCC? Not all of us do… But I figured; jump at as many opportunities you can, gain experience, have fun. Then make your choices … Continue reading

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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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