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I’m a biologist who studies bee behaviour and ecology, and I love well written books with actual plots, so this sci-fi novel was right up my alley. Set in a future time that might not be as distant as we … Continue reading
The third thing I did this morning was check my email (I’ve learned never to check my email first thing – there are so many better ways to start the day). I was surprised to find a Google notification about … Continue reading
The specimen is a male Agapostemon virescens captured in 2015. Look closely at the antennae – are those tiny mites or spots? The microscope is made by Keyence.
New paper by former MSc student,Vern Lewis, now a PhD student at the University of Guelph. The link allows free downloads until 24 January. https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1UA3ImjLeuCr
Another major accomplishment for the Bee Lab: Winner of the departmental ugly Christmas sweater contest
Last spring, I was elected to the Senate of my University, and then was selected as a Senate representative on the Board of Trustees. Being on both Senate and the Board is quite interesting, because Senates and Boards represent different … Continue reading