Joining Forces across Continents: The 1st SOLATINA–COLOSS Conference

Introduction The first SOLATINA-COLOSS meeting took place virtually on September 22, 2021. The event was set up with the aim of promoting collaboration between the two societies. SoLatInA (SOciedad LATinoamericana de INvestigación en Abejas; www.solatina.org) is the Latin American Society for Bee Research based in Montevideo, Uruguay, founded in 2017 with the objectives of contributing…

SNF Swiss Postdoctoral Fellowships – transitional measure for...

Grants for young researchers who want to have an expert scientific training and to develop their academic career in Switzerland. On behalf of the federal government following Switzerland’s non-association to Horizon Europe, the SNSF has introduced a transitional measure for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) individual postdoctoral fellowship – the SNSF Swiss Postdoctoral Fellowships (SPF) This funding scheme will offer applicants with…

PhD in evolutionary ecology at University of Bern,...

“Evolution of mating and reproduction in an invasive beetle pest” Application deadline: 15 November 2021 A fully funded 4-year PhD position is available at the University of Bern, Institute of Bee Health, starting on 01.01.2022 (a later start is negotiable). The salary is according to the SNF, including social security contributions from the Kanton of…

PhD position agro-ecology / pollinator conservation @ Agroscope...

PhD position agro-ecology / pollinator conservation Project description Wild bees and other pollinating insects are key components of biodiversity and provide vital pollination services to crops and wild plants. However, they face multiple pressures including habitat loss, land use intensification or climate change. In two European Horizon 2020 projects, Agroscope aims, in collaboration with European…

PhD position in pollinator conservation @ Agroscope –...

PhD position in pollinator conservation (genetic diversity / ecology) Project description Wild bees and other pollinating insects are key components of biodiversity and provide vital pollination services to crops and wild plants. However, they face multiple threats including habitat loss, land use intensification or climate change. The European Horizon 2020 project SAFEGUARD (www.safeguard.biozentrum.uni-wuerzburg.de) aims to…