Giorgio Sperandio

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InstitutionEFSA-European Food Safety Authority
Scientific Committee and Emerging Risks (SCER) Unit
Postal addressStrada Conservatorio,1
Office phone+390521036734
Mobile phone+393334687189
Job /  professional statusOther
COLOSS Project(s)   Monitoring,BEEBOOK,Beekeeping
Research interestsMultiple stressors
 Population ecology
 Ecological modelling
 Interactions plants-pollinators
PublicationsRortais A, Arnold G, Dorne JL, More SJ, Sperandio G, Streissl F, Szentes C, (in press). Risk assessment of pesticides and other stressors in bees: principles, data gaps and perspectives from the European Food Safety Authority. Science of the Total Environment. EFSA Journal.

EFSA (European Food Safety Authority), (under development). Model for the risk assessment of pesticides and other stressors in honeybee colonies: specifications for field data collection, contributing to post-model development validation.

EFSA AHAW Panel (EFSA Panel on Animal Health and Welfare), 2016. Assessing the health status of managed honeybee colonies (HEALTHY B): a toolbox to facilitate harmonised data collection. EFSA Journal 2016;14(10):4578, 246 pp. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2016.4578

EFSA (European Food Safety Authority), 2016. A mechanistic model to assess risks to honeybee colonies from exposure to pesticides under different scenarios of combined stressors and factors. EFSA supporting publication 2016:EN-1069. 116 pp. doi:10.2903/sp.efsa.2016.EN-1069

EFSA (European Food Safety Authority), 2016. Workshop. “The health status of a managed honeybee colony”. EFSA supporting publication 2016:EN-1055. 14pp.

EFSA (European Food Safety Authority) and European Commission's Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development, 2016. EU scientific workshop on bee health and sustainable pollination. EFSA supporting publication 2016:EN-1026. 75 pp.

In addition to the above, I am coordinating the drafting of a scientific paper to be submitted to an International Peer Review Journal on the impact of beekeeping management practices on honeybee colony health using a scenario-based approach.