About BEES

About BEES

The School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences (BEES) comprises diverse specialities covering marine, terrestrial and fresh water environments.

BEES is a recognised leader in teaching and research across all of our disciplines. You can find out more about BEES Teaching and BEES Research on this site. 

The School was formed in 2010 through the amalgamation of the former Department of Geology, Department of Zoology, Ecology and Plant Science (ZEPS) and the Environmental Science Programme at University College Cork.

View the School of BEES Information Brochure here. 

To advance and apply our understanding of the natural world through excellence in research, teaching and innovation

- BEES Mission Statement

The School of BEES is located on the Distillery Field Campus, a short distance from the main UCC campus on Western Road.

For details on how to get to UCC see here.

For a full map of UCC campus, including the location of BEES,see UCC CAMPUS MAP (pdf)


Map of Distillery Field Campus:

note: access via the pedestrian walkway is generally from 8am - 5.30pm only

Location Map for BEES

 You can follow the School of BEES on our official Facebook and Twitter sites.

See UCC Human Resources for more information on all available posts.

Two PhD studentships are currently available with Prof. Andy Wheeler's group:

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