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BBKA Research Project Presentations 2021 – virtual event
27th February 2021 @ 10:30 - 12:30
On Saturday, February 27th 2021 there is an opportunity to hear from three of the research groups that are being funded by the BBKA to learn how the research is progressing. There will be an opportunity to ask questions of each researcher. The approximate timings are:
10.30am: Pam Hunter, BBKA – Brief Introduction
10.40 – 11.10am: 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 – 11.40am: Philip Donkersley, Lancaster University
Looking for the presence of insecticides, fungicides and herbicides in bee samples from municipal sites.
12.00 – 12.30pm: Nick Balfour, Sussex University
Setting up a data base of plants and insects interactions (DOPI).
Tickets for the event are free but you do need to book a place which you can do by using the link below: