QUBCC 45th Anniversary Event and Microbiology Talk

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QUB Caving Club is 45 years old this academic year, founded way back in 1978-79

To mark the Anniversary, current and former members will be invited to gather in the Canada Room and Great Hall in the Lanyon Building at Queen’s, tentative date is the evening of Saturday 3rd February 2024

More details to be released soon, see the event page for more details https://fb.me/e/1IEFDSnfD

Microbiology Webinar

QUB Caving Club are hosting another webinar 🗣 over MS Teams as part of our “Caving Education Drive” Our very own Alexander Allenby will be speaking on Monday 4th December at 7:30pm. It promises to be an engaging talk, hope you all can make it, please feel free to share!

Photo collage provided by Alexander of his caving abroad

Talk Title:
Life without Light: Microbiology in Caves

Caves represent some of the most isolated and extreme environments accessible to humans. The absence of light below the surface means cave ecosystems have to rely on alternative sources of energy to survive. Here I will present my research on the microbiology of caves and the unique Movile cave ecosystem.

Microbiology PhD student at QUB, occasional caver.


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