Events

Breeding and Using Hygienic Bees

Friday 23 June from 13:00 until 17:00
Laboratory of Apiculture and Social Insects, University of Sussex
LASI Summer Workshops
Prof. Francis Ratnieks

As beekeepers know, honey bees have many diseases. The simplest way of controlling honey bee diseases would be if the bees themselves did it.


Emerging Paradigms in Wellbeing Research: Nature, Mindfulness and Spirituality

Tuesday 27 June from 10:00 until 16:00
Tower Room, Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts
Various

An opportunity to learn about cutting-edge research in the three areas transforming the wellbeing agenda: nature, mindfulness and spirituality.


Determining the Most Attractive Plants for Bees and other Flower Visitors

Saturday 8 July from 13:00 until 17:00
Laboratory of Apiculture and Social Insects, University of Sussex
LASI Summer Workshops
Prof. Francis Ratnieks

Bees and many insects visit flowers to gather nectar and pollen. However, not all flowers are equally good for insects, so which are the best?


Disrupting Internationalisation Discourses: Discussing Equity and Inclusion

Wednesday 19 July from 9:30 until 16:00
Gardner Tower, Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, University of Sussex
Various

This seminar is about challenging existing research on higher education and internationalisation by highlighting debates about equity and inclusion.


Integrated Varroa Management

Thursday 14 September from 13:00 until 17:00
Laboratory of Apiculture and Social Insects, University of Sussex
LASI Summer Workshops
Prof Francis Ratnieks

Varroa mites are a serious problem to beekeepers. They harm honey bees directly and also spread virus diseases that can kill the whole colony.