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Journal articles

2016

2015

2014

2013

2011

2009

A dead megachilid bee (Megachile erythropyga) drying on a pinning rack.


Popular science articles

2011

  • Book Review: Honey Bees of Borneo – Exploring the Centre of Apis Diversity. Australasian Beekeeper. January 2011.
A large meat ant (Iridomyrmex purpureus).

A large meat ant (Iridomyrmex purpureus).


Radio interviews

2014

  • Interview on The Conversation Hour. 774 ABC Melbourne. 9 July 2014.

2011

  • Interview with Alice Workman. NEXT FM – 100.7. 30 September 2011.
  • Cool bee facts. 2ser FM – 107.3. September 2011.
The comb of an Asian honeybee (Apis cerana) colony.

The comb of an Asian honeybee (Apis cerana) colony.


Public speaking

2015

  • Liquid gold rush: trapline formation in foraging bumblebees. Behaviour 2015. Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Australia August 2015.
  • Space use by bees radar tracking of spatial movement patterns of key pollinators. Derbyshire Beekeepers Informal Monthly Indoor Meeting. March 2015.

2014

  • Collective decision-making in Asian honey bee swarms on the move. XVII IUSSI International Congress. Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Australia August 2014.
  • From Backyards to Bush: The bees of Sydney. Willoughby Council Community Garden. May 2014.
  • The honey bees of Asia: Shedding light on some little-known insects. Hammond Care Carers Café. April 2014.
  • 1st Year Biology Welcome address. School of Biological Sciences Welcome Day for New Students. University of Sydney. February 2014.

2013

  • The fast and the furious: nest-site selection in the giant Asian honey bee (Apis dorsata). Illawarra Beekeepers Association Inc. April 2013.
  • Collective decision-making during swarming in two open nesting honey bee species (Apis dorsata and Apis florea). Combined Biennial meeting of the Australian Evolution Society and the Australian Section of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects. Geelong Botanic Gardens, Geelong, Australia. October 2013.
  • Student Address. Sydney University School of Biological Sciences Student Awards Night. 24 May 2013.
  • 1st Year Biology Welcome address. School of Biological Sciences Welcome Day for New Students. University of Sydney. February 2013.

2012

  • The fast and the furious: Nest-site selection in the giant Asian honey bee (Apis dorsata). EURO IUSSI 2012. Tuscany Inn Hotel, Montecatini Terme, Tuscany, Italy. 26-30 August 2012.
  • Moving without a purpose: Using consensus signals to manipulate group movement in European honeybee swarms. ASSAB 2012. Geelong Botanic Gardens, Geelong, Australia. 26-28 June 2012.
  • Cool Science! – Postgrad research at Sydney Uni. School of Biological Sciences Welcome Day for New Students. University of Sydney. 1 March 2012.

2011

  • Being a Biologist. Science Careers in Spotlight. Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia. 24 November 2011.
  • Collective decision-making in the giant Asian honeybee (Apis dorsata). Combined Biennial meeting of the Australian Evolution Society and the Australian Section of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects. Rydges Convention Centre, Townsville, Australia. 24-27 September 2011.
  • House-hunting honeybees. GO (Graduate Options) Expo. University of Sydney.  22 September 2011.
  • House-hunting honeybees. 3-minute thesis competition. University of Sydney.  7 August 2011.

2010

  • Collective decision-making in Asian honeybees. 1st Year Biology PhD Students. University of Sydney. 20 October 2010.
  • Moving home: Nest site selection in the red dwarf honeybee (Apis florea). XVI Congress of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects. The Panum Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark. 10 August 2010.
  • Nest site selection in Apis florea. Human Frontiers Science Program workshop. Crommelin Field Station (The University of Sydney), Pearl Beach, Australia. 22 March 2010.

2009

  • Nest-site Selection in Apis. Bee Research Meeting. Department of Brain, Behaviour and Evolution, Macquarie University, Australia. 28-30 October 2009.
  • Moving home: Nest site selection in the Asian dwarf honeybee (Apis florea). IUSSI Australia branch Annual Meeting. Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland, Australia.  4 April 2009.

2008

  • Moving home: Nest site selection in the Asian dwarf honeybee (Apis florea). Bees and Bee Products. Faculty of Agriculture. Chiang Mai University, Thailand. 17-18 May 2008.
Exposed drone comb and queen cells at the base of a red dwarf honeybee (Apis florea) colony.

Exposed drone comb and queen cells at the base of a red dwarf honeybee (Apis florea) colony.