Updates on CSI Varroa

Dear COLOSS members, On behalf of the CSI Varroa Group leaders (Janja, Nikola and myself)  I am posting the final information about our initiative. Most of you probably remember the discussions we had on this subject and this final version is the results of these discussions. With this we are seeking  colleagues to act as…

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Invitation to take part to a research survey on Research...

Dear Colleague, The Department of Sociology, University of Crete, Greece within project DEFORM: Determine the financial and global impact of research misconduct (Horizon 2020, Project ID 710246, Coordinator: INSEEC, France) http://www.deform-h2020.eu/ is conducting a survey investigating issues of research misconduct and research integrity. Our aim is to reach a wide audience of researchers in various stages of their career…

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Untimely loss of Job van Praagh

The bee community has experienced a great loss with the recent death of Dr. Job van Praagh. Honorary Professor at the University of Leibniz in Hanover, Job dedicated his life to research into the biology and eco-toxicology of bees. Straightforward, sincere and honest, the discussions with Job were always intelligent, warm and stimulating.  We’ll miss…

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Institutional Beekeeping like that of in NZ & ManukaLife

Now because of environmental pollution, degraded forest, land fragmentation, urbanization, use of chemical pesticides, unseen bee stress, overfeeding to bees, contaminated bee products,  dearth period malnutrition, massive adulteration, it has become impossible to keep bees for authentic, qualitative and medicinal honey without special apiary site development. Access to land resources, bee forage development, bee breed improvement,…

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Untimely loss of Ingemar Fries

Our beloved colleague, mentor and dear friend Professor Ingemar Fries passed away quietly in his home surrounded by his wife, children and grandchildren. He will be remembered for his internationally renowned research on bee pathogens and for his outgoing and lovable personality. We will miss his good spirit, his singing, violin playing and humorous conversations.…

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2017 internship call in ANEL honeypark, GREECE

The Division of Apiculture (http://hellenic-beeresearch.gr) in Greece has started a scheme of collaborative Internships together with Anel Honey Park also in Greece, in several fields of Apiculture. Anel Honey Park (http://honeypark.gr/?lang=en) is an innovate project in the field of api-tourism,api-therapy and api-education attraction dedicated to the honey bee and its products and a branch of Anel Co Beekeeping, Anel Honey. Anel Co is a worldwide known company, operating since…

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2017 Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees Scholarship program

Foundation Offering Five Graduate Student Scholarships Submission Deadline September 21, 2016 The Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees, Inc. (The Foundation) is offering five $2000 scholarships to apiculture graduate students in 2017. This is the Foundation’s eleventh year to award these scholarships. The Foundation is a charitable research and education foundation affiliated with the…

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