Tag Archives: USA

‘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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My Montana Experience

Every year, the School of BEES selects 4 students to gain a degree in International Field Geosciences (IFG). However, during the year I applied, the number of students chosen was six – three females and three males. I was part … Continue reading

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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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Leatherback Turtles in Hawaii

John and Julia Davenport are currently spending 3 weeks on Hawaii, working with NOAA turtle scientists upon the anatomy of juvenile leatherback turtles. They are focussing primarily on the thermophysiology of the species and work is going extremely well. Already … 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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Creating a buzz

The following article comes from the Western People and features BEES student Maria Kirrane. She talks about her work towards the Green Flag award for University College Cork and her research on bees: A CLAREMORRIS lady has been blazing a … 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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