- 09 Nov 2017
Dr Barbara Doyle Prestwich and Dr Eoin Lettice with the International Association for Plant Biotechnology, School of BEES, ERI and UCC are delighted to host two eminent plant scientists as part of Science Week in UCC.
The UN Environment GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre at UCC has attracted students from 12 countries for its new Postgraduate Diploma in Freshwater Quality Monitoring and Assessment.
Two out of three SFI Investigator awards won by UCC are going to BEES academics.
Last week saw the launch of new research projects funded under Science Foundation Ireland’s Investigators Programme awards. This year, the awards include two projects co-funded by SFI, Geological Survey Ireland (GSI) and the Marine Institute (MI) including one led by Prof. Andy Wheeler.
Cumann Bheachairí Mhúscraí was established in Baile Bhúirne in February 2017. They have 22 active members, under the guidance of their advisor, Dr. Pádraig Whelan (School of BEES, UCC).
The International Association for Plant Biotechnology Congress, organised by BEES academics, will take place in in Ireland for the first time in 2018 and attract over 1,000 scientists.
On Friday, 4th August, the School of BEES hosted a visiting group of academics from the Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities (IMUN), China.
The largest bony fish in the world, the ocean sunfish, has been found to occur in Irish waters year round and in much higher numbers than previously thought
As part of the Deep Maps: West Cork Coastal Cultures project we wanted to engage with primary school children from our study area in West Cork.
On Wednesday 5th April visitors from the University of Massachusetts Lowell, Boston visited the UCC labs at Lough Hyne.
Professor Tony Lewis, a Principal Investigator in MaREI and Professor Emeritus at UCC, has been awarded the Chevalier des Palmes Académiques.
On Saturday the 10th of December there was a small gathering at Enterprise House to mark the launch of the 4th edition of Irish Wild Mammals A Guide to the Literature by Pat Smiddy and Paddy Sleeman.
Congratulations to Kevin Murphy, this year's worthy recipient of the Cunningham Award for his undergraduate mapping project carried out on the island of Kerrera.
UCC’s Dr Maria McNamara is one of 12 female academic leaders whose portraits will be the first to hang on the walls of the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin.
Dr Maria McNamara of the School of BEES was among a number of UCC lecturers whose contribution to the Learning Neighbourhoods programme was recognised in a ceremony at Cork City Hall last week.
UCC palaeontologist Dr Maria McNamara has just been listed as one of ‘20 incredible women leading the way to scientific advancement’
The School of BEES lecturer has been honoured in the UCC Staff Recognition Awards 2016
Ciara Sexton a 4th year Zoology student was asked to write a brief blog about her experience of the recent Millport Fieldcourse.
Heritage Week Touch Tank event at Lough Hyne Marine Nature Reserve - Sat 27th August 11.30am - 1.30pm
Dr Ed Jarvis of the School of BEES has won the College of SEFS student-nominated staff teaching award for excellence in teaching and learning.
The majority of salmon consumed worldwide is sourced from salmon farms. However farmed salmon escapes frequently occur and the farmed salmon can interbreed with wild salmon potentially reducing the fitness of native populations and their long-term ability to survive.
July 28th 2016 marks the bicentenary of the birth of Robert Harkness FRS FGS, Professor of Geology at Queens College Cork (1853-1878), now known as University College Cork.
A new study sheds new light on the creatures that inhabited the tropical seas surrounding the UK at the start of the age of the dinosaurs.
Dr Joan de Lacey, a graduate of the MSc Organic Horticulture at BEES has set up The Irish Rose Essential Oil Company.
May 27th 2016, Dr Debbie Chapman and Mr Stuart Warner from UNEP GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre, hosted by the ERI and The School of BEES in UCC, met with Mary Robinson at UNEA 2 in Nairobi to brief her on the role of UNEP GEMS/Water in the Sustainable Development Goal for water.
The Schools of History, Archaeology, and Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences in University College Cork are pleased to announce the hosting of an event that will examine the science behind the recovery and identification of the remains of Thomas Kent, of Castlelyons, county Cork – the only one of the sixteen figures executed after the 1916 Easter Rising for involvement in armed action outside Dublin.
UCC scientists, as part of an international team, including Prof. Andy Wheeler (Chief Scientists) are returning form a week long survey of the Porcupine Bank Canyon, 400+ kilometres west of Galway. It is a follow up to the successful QuERCi I survey undertaken last year.
Last Monday and Tuesday the MSc Marine Biology students got ship time training aboard the RV Celtic Voyager with Dr Rob McAllen and Prof. Emer Rogan.
Prof. Iain Stewart will present an interesting and informative talk at UCC (Wed 11th November) based on his work popularising geoscience.
AIMS 2015 will be held in UCC on November 7th and 8th, 2015.
An international team of scientists led by Prof. Andy Wheeler of BEES, University College Cork have recently discovered a new cold-water coral habitat in Irish waters possibly doubling the amount of cold-water corals previously thought to exist in Irish waters, while on the Marine Institute’s RV Celtic Explorer during the QuERCi survey.
After months of planning and hoping for suitable weather, the ObSERVE aerial project went live this week with a survey flight departing from Kerry Airport.
Did you know that Ireland once had a totally separate ecosystem, on a long vanished peninsula off the south coast, with its very own nature and wildlife?
Professor of Geology at BEES, UCC presented a special gift to the Prince of Wales.
A BEES PhD researcher has scooped a prize for his recent presentation at ENVIRON.
The MSc Organic Horticulture, the only one of its type in Europe has now been shortlisted for two major Irish awards.
Debbie Chapman and Stuart Warner of the GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre, with the rest of the GEMS/Water international team hosted a workshop at United Nations Offices Nairobi (UNON).