UCC Distillery Fields – Explore climate change and biodiversity

University College Cork - School of Biological, Earth and Environment Sciences

Explore the grand environmental challenges of today (climate change and biodiversity loss)

During Culture Night 2022, the School of BEES will open its doors and allow access to the many labs and facilities of the school. The public will be guided through a series of rooms and interactive displays where they will learn about the grand challenges and how researchers within BEES carryout out research on these important issues.

For example what is biodiversity, how is it measured and how is it been impacted? How can we learn from the past extinction events? How are animals and plants responding to climate change? What resources are limited and needed for a sustainable future?

There will host of activities and specimens from the related realms of geology, plant science, zoology, and environmental science.

Genres: Biodiversity | Natural Heritage | Climate Change, Science |Technology | Engineering | Maths
Age Suitability: All Ages
Features: Family friendly, Wheelchair accessible
Address: School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University College Cork, North Mall, Sunday’s Well, Cork, Ireland
Locations: Cork City
Event Start Time (pm)
5 pm
Event End Time (pm)
8 pm
No Booking Required