UN World Environment Day 2018

Small plastic pieces in dishes of sand for World Environment Day 2018

World Environment Day is a UN Environment event which takes place every year on June 5th. The theme for 2018 is “Beat Plastic Pollution”. Events for World Environment Day 2018 take place worldwide to raise public awareness of this problem, and to encourage us all to […]

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ENVIRON 2018

Alicia at her project poster

At the end of March I attended the 28th Irish Environmental Research Colloquium (ENVIRON 2018), held March 26th to 28th at the Cork Institute of Technology. The topic of this year’s colloquium was “Arriving at a Sustainable Future”, so the simultaneous sessions covered such varied topics […]

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Annual Meeting of Irish Freshwater Biologists 2018

Alicia presenting at the conference, showing her title slide

On the 23rd of March I attended the Annual Meeting of Irish Freshwater Biologists 2018 (IFBM2018) which was held in University College Dublin. The topic of this year’s meeting was “Research Challenges in a Changing World”. Talks filled the day, covering research on a variety of topics, […]

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Film Night – A Plastic Ocean

The film “A Plastic Ocean” will be screened next Thursday 19 October as part of Film Night. Showing films on social and environmental issues, Film Night is a regular event, taking place in the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences (BEES) at UCC. The […]

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