The Laboratory of Apiculture and Social Insects (LASI)

The Laboratory of Apiculture and Social Insects (LASI) at the University of Sussex studies honey bees and other social insects. Social insects are the insects that live in a colony with a queen and workers like many bees, ants, wasps and termites. LASI research studies the honey bee and other social insects "in the round" addressing both applied and basic questions. The applied research is aimed at helping the honey bee and beekeepers, whilst the basic research studies how insect societies function.

LASI wishes all our friends a very peaceful festive season.

 

woodpecker on a hive in the snowGreen woodpecker at LASI. Photo by Tomer Czaczkes.

 

 

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Contact

Professor Francis Ratnieks

E F.Ratnieks@sussex.ac.uk
T +44 1273 872954

Dr Karin Alton

E Karin.Alton@sussex.ac.uk
T +44 1273 872587

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Laboratory of Apiculture and Social Insects at the University of Sussex, England

RT @apiculturalLdn: We are again delivering @Capital_Growth 'wildlife friendly food growing' workshop 11th March @OasisFarmSE1 contact: maddie@sustainweb.org

@SussexBiology @SussexLifeSci @SussexUniPress LASI article"Roof Top Hives:Practical Beekeeping or Publicity Stunt?" tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.10…

@KarinAlton @FlowerScapes New LASI article out "Roof Top Hives: Practical Beekeeping or Publicity Stunt?" tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.10…

@apiculturalLdn GREAT TO SEE! :)

RT @apiculturalLdn: @LasiBee treated our hygienic colony with apibioxal today. Big box of bees required the maximum 50ml dose! Prolific… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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