Tag Archives: plant science

River Management and Restoration in Spain

Four BEES PhD students (Fergus Mc Auliffe, Ruth Enright, Lucas Jagodzinski and Maria Kirrane) took part in the Erasmus Life Long Learning intensive research program “River Management and Restoration in the Atlantic Arc”. This project took place in Cangas del … Continue reading

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Algarve Diary 2012 – As Gaeilge

Day 5 Caoilfhionn Ní Chorrain Tosnú maith ar lá a chúig. Bhí an aimsir brea leo agus bhí an suncream amuigh linn, ag súil nach titheadh an fearthainn orainn inniu. Ag a naoi a chlog d’fhágamar an t-ostán le haghaidh … Continue reading

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Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? – Algarve Diary 2012

Day 6 By Neil Caughland, Rebecca Newman and Naomi O’Reilly. Today was the beginning of the main project for the zoologists, ecologists and plant scientists. A select few, including ourselves, chose to study the behaviour of some of the exotic … Continue reading

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Into the Mountains – Algarve Diary 2012

Day 4 (31st march) By Shazia Waheed and Sini Burdillat Today our class went to the Monchique Montains. On the way whilst travelling inland up increasing elevation, we made a number of stops to look at the different kinds of … Continue reading

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Algarve Fieldtrip Diary 2012

My name is Léan O’ Connor and I’m a third year Zoology student at UCC, who has the wonderful pleasure to be writing this from the (not so sunny at the moment) Algarve, where my class, along with Ecology and … Continue reading

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Plant Science links to South America

Plant Science PhD student Siva Velivelli is just back from a trip to Bolivia as part of his research project. Here, he tells us more about the trip and the VALORAM project. I recently travelled to Bolivia (South America) to … Continue reading

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The value of work placement

My name is Shane Feeney and I am currently in final year of an  Environmental Plant Biotechnology (EPB) Honours Degree. Recently I have accepted an offer of a PhD position in Teagasc Moorepark Fermoy (dependent on final year exam results), … 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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The Burren Fieldtrip: A lesson in Conservation and Landscape Management

by Ailbhe Murphy It was once said of the Burren, by one of Cromwell’s generals, that it was a place with, “not water enough to drown a man, wood enough to hang one, or earth enough to bury him”.  (Obviously … Continue reading

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Why we need Plant Scientists

The work of Plant Scientists is crucial to our long-term survival, according to a hard-hitting letter by an international group of botanists and crop scientists published this week. by Eoin Lettice After an online consultation, the authors have drawn up … Continue reading

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