UCC Ornithology Group welcomes Maike Foraita and Jenny Coomes who will be conducting their PhD projects as part of a larger ERC funded project “The evolutionary ecology of cognition across a heterogeneous landscape” with Professor John Quinn;

and Jessica Perrott who will carry out her PhD project on “The ecology of a cryptic gamebird: habitat use, mortality and hunting sustainability” with Professor John Quinn and the National Association of Regional Game Councils.