Research Project Presentations

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Saturday February 27th 2021

An opportunity to hear from three of our funded research groups how they have progressed.

10.30 am.  Brief introduction – Pam Hunter

Timings are approximate

10.40-11.10   Hannah Samson, Leicester University.  Looking at the effect of air pollution on pollinators using bumble bees as a model.  The microbial communities of gut samples have been analysed using DNA

11.20 – 11.40 Philip Donkersley, Lancaster University. Looking for the presence of insecticides, fungicides and herbicides in bee samples from municipal sites.

12.00 – 12.30 pm. Nick Balfour.  Sussex University.  Setting up a data base of plants and insects interactions (DOPI).

There will be an opportunity to ask questions to each researcher.

The event is closed.