An ecologist/entomologist with over 25 years experience of studying the spatio-temporal dynamics of beneficial insects in mainly agricultural landscapes - with an emphasis on utilisation of spatially and temporally heterogeneous resources and the impact of multiple stressors on survival. I have used a variety of technologies to study foraging and navigational behaviour - including mark-recapture - remote video - radio-telemetry and radar tracking.

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).…

Searching for nests of the invasive Asian hornet...

Abstract Asian hornets (Vespa velutina) are voracious predators of bees, and are the latest emerging threat to managed and wild pollinator populations in Europe. To prevent establishment or reduce the rate of spread of V. velutina, early detection and destruction of nests is considered the only option. Detection is difficult as their nests are well…