Monthly Archives: May 2013

Evolution of Social Behaviour Symposium at CSEE 2013

The Evolution of Social Behaviour Symposium, organized by Graham Thompson (Western), Amro Zayed (York) and Miriam Richards (Brock), was held at CSEE-Kelowna on 14 May 2013.  A major theme of the symposium was “sociogenomics”; research designed to uncover genetic mechanisms … Continue reading

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Grad students present their work at OE3C in London, Ontario

I wasn’t there, but colleagues said these talks were good!  The presentations were: Extreme variability in bee abundance and diversity over short and long time periods – Thomas Onuferko From solitary to eusocial: The reproductive ground plan hypothesis in the primitively … Continue reading

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Sheila Colla searches for Bombus affinis

Sheila Colla is an expert on bumblebees and has helped us identify the species in our collection.  She is a Pollinator Project Leader at Wildlife Preservation Canada.  This article from the Vancouver Sun is about her search for the rusty-patched bumblebee, which … Continue reading

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Bees of the future

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