On 10th and 11th of March 2023, the 8th Irish Ornithological Research Conference was held at UCC, it represented the first opportunity since Covid began for academics, researchers, conservationists and bird enthusiasts to learn about the latest scientific research into birds. Niall Hatch was on hand during the proceedings in Cork.
Dr Michael Stock, Assistant Professor in Geochemistry at the School of Natural Sciences at Trinity College Dublin, has recently returned from studying volcanoes in the Galapagos. Éanna Ní Lamhna paid him a visit.
Dr Olga Lyashevska, formerly of the Atlantic Technological University in Galway and currently of the E-Science Centre in The Netherlands tells us more about the Ocean Sunfish.