Offre de Master et de thèse : Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia.

PhD & MSc: HONEY BEE FORAGING ECOLOGY AND POLLINATOR HEALTH, VIRGINIA TECH The Couvillon Lab at Virginia Tech seeks highly motivated, independent students with a keen interest in both basic and applied questions related to honey bee foraging and recruitment behavior and/or pollinator health to join our newly established research group (http://www.freelyflyingbees.com/) in the late […]

Offre de thèse : UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

TWO PhD SCHOLARSHIPS IN POLLINATION ECOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY Jointly offered by The Insect Behaviour and Ecology Lab (http://www.tanyalatty.com/) and The Behaviour and Genetics of Social Insects Lab (http://sydney.edu.au/science/biology/socialinsects/) Two scholarships on offer, for 2018 start dates: 1. Pollination ecology of invasive bees in tropical Queensland 2. Pollination ecology and behaviour of honey bees We […]

Offre de thèse : Utah State University – Abeille

The Kapheim Lab at Utah State University is recruiting a Ph.D. student for Fall 2018 to study maternal effects in solitary bees, in collaboration with Dr. Theresa Pitts-Singer at the USDA-ARS Pollinating Insects Research Unit. The primary objective of the project is to investigate the molecular mechanisms and phenotypic consequences of trans-generational effects. Graduate students […]

Les apiculteurs dénoncent l’autorisation d’un nouveau néonicotinoïde en France

Les apiculteurs français sont furieux. Alors que la récolte de miel de 2017 se révèle aussi catastrophique que celle de 2016 – elle n’atteint pas 10 000 tonnes, soit trois fois moins que dans les années 1990 –, l’Union nationale de l’apiculture française (UNAF) a dénoncé, jeudi 19 octobre, l’autorisation de mise sur le marché par la […]

Dans le journal “Nature” : Disorder in convergent floral nanostructures enhances signalling to bees

Certaines fleurs produisent un halo bleu sur leurs pétales pour attirer les pollinisateurs   Pour séduire les insectes pollinisateurs, de nombreuses fleurs d’espèces différentes ont toutes développé un moyen aussi incroyable qu’efficace : une sorte de “halo bleu”, invisible aux yeux des hommes – sauf lorsque la fleur en question a une pigmentation foncée – mais qui […]

Offre de Stage – Master : Honey bee Foraging Ecology and Pollinator Health

The Couvillon Lab at Virginia Tech seeks highly motivated, independent students with a keen interest in both basic and applied questions related to honey bee foraging and recruitment behavior and/or pollinator health to join our newly established research group (http://www.freelyflyingbees.com/) in the late spring or early autumn 2018 under Dr. Margaret Couvillon, Assistant Professor of […]

Offre de Thèse : Honey bee Foraging Ecology and Pollinator Health

The Couvillon Lab at Virginia Tech seeks highly motivated, independent students with a keen interest in both basic and applied questions related to honey bee foraging and recruitment behavior and/or pollinator health to join our newly established research group (http://www.freelyflyingbees.com/) in the late spring or early autumn 2018 under Dr. Margaret Couvillon, Assistant Professor of […]

Offre de Stage (Master) : Variations saisonnières des traits d’une communauté de pollinisateurs : les abeilles sauvages.

L’objectif de ce stage de M2 sera d’étudier les variations morphologiques au sein d’une communauté d’abeilles sauvages au cours d’une année et entre deux périodes à un siècle d’intervalle.La pollinisation étant une interaction, elle requiert la simultanéité de la floraison et de la période de vol des pollinisateurs. Dans un contexte de perturbations climatiques qui […]

Offre de Postdoc : CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellowship in Systems Biology of Honey Bee Nutrigenomics

CSIRO – Canberra ACT $91,000 a year The Position  Postdoctoral Fellowships at CSIRO provide opportunities to scientists and engineers, who have completed their doctorate and have less than three years relevant postdoctoral work experience. These fellowships will help launch their careers, provide experience that will enhance their career prospects, and facilitate the recruitment and development of […]

Offre de Postdoc : EFFECT OF STRESS ON BEES, MILAN

The University of Milan Department of Food, Environmental and Nutritional Science has a 2-year post doc position available with Dr. Daniela Lupi to examine the effect of different types of stress on bees. The position will fall under the research theme “Agrifood biotechnology: from micro- to macro-systems”. The application deadline is 16 October: candidates should […]

Offre de stage : Ecophysiologie des abeilles sauvages

Structure d’accueil : Unité Abeilles et Environnement – INRA d’Avignon (84). L’unité Abeilles et Environnement a une activité centrée sur la compréhension des phénomènes responsables du déclin des populations d’abeilles. Elle conduit des recherches pluridisciplinaires dans une échelle expérimentale qui s’étend de la cellule au paysage. Objectifs du stage : Ce stage sera réalisé dans le cadre […]

Offre de Postdoc : SOCIAL EVOLUTION IN SWEAT BEES, EXETER

A 3 year full time postdoctoral position is available starting 1 January 2018 in the research group of Professor Jeremy Field, based in the Centre for Ecology & Conservation, University of Exeter, Cornwall Campus, UK. The successful applicant will work on a project investigating the evolution of queen-worker caste differences and social behaviour in sweat […]

CDD Ingénieur de Recherche : Abeille

Offre CDD Ingénieur de Recherche sur le suivi des colonies d’abeilles et des risques d’affaiblissement à travers l’utilisation de capteurs et de mesures de paramètres physiques et biologiques des colonies Unité Abeilles et Environnement, INRA Avignon   Missions : Les populations d’abeilles domestiques sont de plus en plus fragilisées par l’évolution rapide de leur environnement […]

Offre de Postdoc : honey bee defences against Varroa

Postdoctoral research position on honey bee defences against Varroa Varroa destructor is the most important ectoparasite of the honey bee Apis mellifera and represents a major threat to colony survival and beekeeping. Breeding for bees that are naturally able to fight the varroa mite represents a promising control strategy. This is the case of bees […]

Offre de postdoc : in bee ecology; UMass Amherst

POSTDOCTORAL POSITION IN BEE HEALTH AND ECOLOGY, University of Massachusetts Amherst The Adler Lab at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass, Amherst) seeks a Postdoctoral Research Associate to assess how sunflower pollen and plantings affect bumble and honey bee health under the guidance and supervision of the Principle Investigator.The appointee is expected to establish some […]

Offre de Postdoc : Ecologie chimique des abeilles

Postdoctoral research position on honey bee chemical ecology Varroa destructor is the most important ectoparasite of the honey bee Apis mellifera and represents a major threat to colony survival and beekeeping. Breeding for bees that are naturally able to fight the varroa mite represents a promising control strategy. This is the case of bees that […]

Offre de Master : Étude comparative des mécanismes de résistance de l’abeille domestique au parasite varroa

Contexte et objectifs du stage : L’acarien Varroa destructor est l’un des principaux parasites de l’abeille domestique Apis mellifera, causant d’importantes pertes de colonies à l’échelle mondiale dû à une relation hôte-parasite déséquilibrée (Le Conte et al. 2011 ; Rosenkranz et al. 2010). Certaines colonies d’abeilles ont cependant développé des stratégies de défense naturelle face […]

2018 – Guaruja, Brésil – XVIII Congrès International de l’IUSSI, 5-10 août

CALL FOR SYMPOSIA IS OPEN Dear Colleagues, It is a pleasure to invite you to attend the XVIII IUSSI International Congress that will be held in Guarujá, Brazil, between August 5 to 10, 2018. From June 1 till October 20, 2017, we will be receiving symposia proposals for the XVIII IUSSI International Congress As shown […]

Vient de paraître : La démocratie chez les abeilles

La démocratie chez les abeilles. Un modèle de société Thomas D. Seeley, traduit par Jane Bulleyment Un livre sur la société des abeilles et les mécanismes de communication et de décision démocratique mis en œuvre lors de l’essaimage. Les abeilles prennent des décisions collectivement – et démocratiquement. Chaque année, elles se trouvent devant une question […]

Offre de poste : host-parasite interactions, pollination, conservation biology and social evolution

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH SCHOLAR IN BEHAVIOUR AT UNIVERSITY OF HALLE, GERMANY An experienced research scientist/assistant/associate professor with an emphasis on behaviour (e.g. behavioural ecology, sociobiology) is sought for a full-time position to join the Paxton lab at the University of Halle, Germany. Broad research themes of the group are host-parasite interactions, pollination, conservation biology and social […]

Offre de Poste : Insect pollinator evolutionary ecology

PDRA: INSECT POLLINATOR EVOLUTIONARY ECOLOGY, IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON Closing date 6 April 2017 (Midnight GMT) A NERC funded Research Associate position is available for 33 months in the research group of Dr Richard Gill at Imperial College London’s Silwood Park campus, to investigate insect pollinator responses to a century of land-use change. This position will […]

Offre de Poste – 1 Year faculty position: Pollination ecology of non-apis bees, University of Florida

This position is relevant to biologists studying the evolution, conservation, sociality, biogeography and biodiversity, host specificity, parasite and disease dynamics, development and genetics/genomics of bees. Evolutionary biologists interested in communicating science and working with public audiences, including agricultural stakeholders in Florida, are encouraged to apply. WHERE: The Entomology and Nematology Department at the University of […]