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JAR Special Issue on Stingless Bees

The Journal of Apicultural Research (JAR) published by the International Bee Research Association (IBRA) is now seeking submissions for a Special Issue on Stingless Bees to be published in 2022. More details can be found here: http://bit.ly/Stingless_Bees. Abstract submission deadline: August 15, 2021.

Webinar Series “Horizons in bee research” by SOLATINA

On behalf of the Directive Committee of SOLATINA, we would like to invite COLOSS members to participate in the webinar series entitled “Horizons in bee research”. The conferences will be given by invited scientists, experts on different topics and will talk about the latest and most important results in their areas of research on managed and wild…

Recapping – The joint assessment on REC-behaviour

Dear colleagues, The COLOSS Survivors Task Force will start a joint assessment on recapping (REC) behaviour and its underlying mechanisms in the upcoming bee season. The study aims to shed light on the occurrence and frequency of recapping in Apis mellifera and Apis cerana populations, as well as on disease and environmental factors possibly associated…

COLOSS Members, Small Hive Beetle Task Force Needs...

The SHB Task Force is looking for regional coordinators from all hive beetle-affected countries to advertise and/or distribute our GLOBAL ECONOMIC SURVEY to local beekeepers. Our short online survey aims to generate a cost estimate of small hive beetle related damage, including expense incurred through preventative measures, for each participating country. The survey is currently…

Open call for COLOSS Award for excellence 2021

The aim of this award is to support COLOSS members from developing countries or early-career scientists whose proposal fits well within our mission: to improve the well-being of bees. The award given will be up to 5000.- CHF and can be used to cover full or partial costs of academic activities. Open access publications Travel…