Cuckoo bees as sentinels for pollinator decline (DICKSLU19SF)
Dr L Dicks
31 May 2019
This PhD project will test whether cuckoo bees can be used as sentinels, to identify areas where wild bee pollinators are in trouble and provide an early warning system for ‘unhealthy’ agricultural ecosystems.
The evolutionary ecology of dispersal in invading populations (SPURGINUBIO19ARIES)
Dr L Spurgin, Prof M Gage, Dr J Gilroy
8 January 2019
This exciting studentship addresses a fundamental scientific question. how do genes and the environment influence patterns of dispersal within and among populations? Answering this question is essential if we are to manage invasive species and crop pests.