Scientist – Nutritional Biology of Bees, Nairobi

Location: Duduville, Nairobi Duration: 3 years Preamble icipe seeks to recruit a suitable person to fill the position of Scientist, Nutritional Biology of Bees in the Environmental Health Theme. The position is tenable in Nairobi at the icipe Duduville Campus, and is available to commence immediately. This is a three-year contract, with a possibility of extension after…

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Senior Scientist – Pollination Biology of Bees, Nairobi

Location: Duduville campus, Nairobi Duration: 3 years Preamble icipe seeks to recruit a suitable person to fill the position of Senior Scientist – Pollination Biology of Bees in the Environmental Health Theme. The position is tenable in Nairobi at the icipe Duduville Campus, and is available to commence immediately. The position will be offered for an initial contract of…

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Executive Director at BEE INFORMED – Maryland, USA

Where Maryland, USA Position Title Executive Director Reporting to Board of Directors FLSA Status Exempt EEO Job Category Professional Date Prepared July 7, 2019 Organizational Background: The Bee Informed Partnership (BIP) is a collaborative national effort among leading university research labs and beekeepers aimed at reducing colony losses. BIP provides diagnostic tools, educational resources and…

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SAMS Survey – how to use SAMS beehive...

With respect to your Pollinator Initiative we would like to ask you and all involved experts of you initiative for help by participating in our online survey.. The purpose of this survey is to learn how scientists of different disciplines would use SAMS data, in order to accomplish a user centered interface- and interaction-design approach…

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Coexistence of genetically different Varroa destructor in Apis...

Gajić B, Muñoz I, De la Rúa P, Stevanović J, Lakić N, Kulišić Z, Stanimirović Z. Abstract The aim of this study was to investigate the genetic diversity of Varroa destructor parasitizing Apis mellifera colonies and to test for possible host-parasite association at the mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) level. Six A. mellifera haplotypes (including a novel C2aa) and five haplotypes of V.…

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Loss rates of honey bee colonies during winter...

Abstract This short article presents loss rates of honey bee colonies over winter 2017/18 from 36 countries, including 33 in Europe, from data collected using the standardized COLOSS questionnaire. The 25,363 beekeepers supplying data passing consistency checks in total wintered 544,879 colonies, and reported 26,379 (4.8%, 95% CI 4.7–5.0%) colonies with unsolvable queen problems, 54,525…

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow, College of Life and Environmental...

Job title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow Job reference: P67522 Date posted: 15/05/2019 Application closing date: 29/05/2019 Location: College of Life and Environmental Sciences, Cornwall Salary: The starting salary will be from £35,211 up to £39,609 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience. Package: Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).…

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Beehealth Guru Smartphone Application

A new smartphone application is being developed by Jerry Bromenshenk and crew at Bee Alert Technology, Missoula, MT.  A Kickstarter funding project has been mounted for the month of May 2019 in an effort to internationalize the effort. Every beekeeper should participate in this for a better outcome for their bees: https://beekeep.info/articles/if-bees-could-talk-kickstarter-program/ Malcolm T. Sanford…

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