Soldier beetle on sentry duty Credit Greg Hitchcock
Soldier beetle on sentry duty Credit Greg Hitchcock
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18 July 2022

Trustee elections are now open

Fellows and members can vote for two new trustees until 6th August. We have an exciting opportunity for two trustees to join the RES team from September 2022. We have eight candidates to choose from, all ready and willing to actively contribute to the governance and strategic direction of the…


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13 July 2022

RES Journal Awards 2022

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 Royal Entomological Society Journal Awards. This award is given to the best papers published during 2019-21. Click here to read more about the RES Journal Awards. Click the journal name below to jump to each journal’s winner and read about the authors of…


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7 July 2022

Photography & Art competitions open

In June 2022 our Insect Week photography and art competitions opened, you can enter until 31 October 2022. Photography Competition Our popular photography competition returns for Insect Week 2022. Amateur photographers can submit a maximum of their three best insect images. There are age categories for Over 18 and Under…


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20 June 2022

It’s Insect Week 2022

Insect Week returns to celebrate the little things that run the world. The UK will be buzzing with activity during Insect Week 2022. From 20th to 26th June there will be opportunities around the country and online to discover the fascinating world of insects and explore how people feel about…


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31 May 2022

Trustee opportunity

Want to shape the future of the Royal Entomological Society? We have an exciting opportunity for two trustees to join the RES team from September 2022. We are looking for candidates ready to actively contribute to the governance and strategic direction of the Society in a key leadership role. Two…


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29 April 2022

Student Award 2021 results

The Royal Entomological Society is excited to announce the winning, second and third place essay entries of the 2021 RES Student Award. To enter the annual entomology writing competition, students write an 800 word essay in english, on an insect-related topic of interest to the general public. Winner Leah Fitzpatrick…


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11 March 2022

The Royal Entomological Society – Strategy 2022-25

The Royal Entomological Society introduces its strategy for 2022-25, which focuses on our new vision to ‘enrich the world with insect science’. The strategy has four strategic priorities: 1. Support the study and practice of insect science. 2. Increase public understanding of insect science. 3. Empower and support the entomological…


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8 March 2022

Verrall Lecture 2022

Our communications team welcomes media enquiries – [email protected] PRESS RELEASE 7 March 2022 Insects in a warming world Professor Camille Parmesan, leading researcher into how life on earth is affected by climate change, has given the Royal Entomological Society’s prestigious Verrall Lecture this year. Professor Parmesan is Coordinating Lead Author for Working Group II…


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5 March 2022

Ukraine statement

We strongly condemn the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation and offer our deepest sympathy and support to all those affected by the brutalities of war. The humanitarian crisis resulting from this invasion is completely unacceptable, and we call upon world leaders to do everything within their powers to…


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28 February 2022

Postgraduate Student Representative opportunity

The Royal Entomological Society is recruiting volunteers to be Postgraduate Student Representatives. The 1-2 year role involves helping to organise the annual Student Forum with RES staff, and providing updates to the Society’s Meetings Committee, acting as a voice for students within any consultations of the Society’s membership, providing ideas…


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31 January 2022

How to log in to our new website

31 January 2022 The Royal Entomological Society has a new website in January 2022. We encourage all members and fellows to log in to our new members area for the first time. It’s easier than ever for you to change your details, access content and apply discounts, wherever you are, on…


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25 January 2022

Antenna role opportunities

25 January 2022 A range of voluntary roles are available at Antenna. EDITOR With David George standing down, Antenna needs a new editor to work alongside Richard Harrington and take the lead on alternate issues. The role includes:• commissioning copy• deciding on the suitability of submitted copy and editing it•…