Recent Final Year Students

Fourth year students in the BEES department undertake a comprehensive final year research project with an academic supervisor. Over the last 10 years over 50 final year research projects have been completed at Fota Wildlife Park. For more informtation on some of our recent fourth year student projects, please click a link below.


Niamh Lee - Comparison of two different methodologies to investigate cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) behaviour as new individuals are introduced to a group at Fota Wildlife Park

Sarah O'Donoghue - Assessing visitor effects on Aves at Fota Wildlife Park

Juliette Hennessy - Terriforial advertising by captive Asiatic lions at high latitude: Consistent with known patterns of natural behaviour in the tropics and subtropics? 

Link to Asiatic lion territorial vocalisations at Fota Wildlife Park 

Daniel Moloney - Comparative behavioral analysis of Asiatic lions (Panthera leo persica) at Fota Wildlife Park  DM_FYP

Lydia Elliot - A behavioural study of drill monkeys (Mandrillus leucophaeus) at Fota Wildlife Park  LE_FYP

Zoo Research Group

School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences

University College Cork, Distillery Fields, North Mall, Cork, T23N73K