Soldier beetle on sentry duty Credit Greg Hitchcock
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26 February 2024

RES Partnership with Into The Wild Podcast

We’re so excited to be supporting the Into The Wild podcast with funding from the RES Goodman Fund. For the next 12 months, Into The Wild will be partnering up with the Royal Entomological Society. Focusing on insect science, the Society supports global research, collaboration and publication of the work…


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14 February 2024

RES Collaboration with Seedball

New Seedball collaboration with Royal Entomological Society creates a buzz at Spring Fair 2024 Disruptive wildflower gardening company, Seedball, launched a set of three seed ball matchboxes created in collaboration with the Royal Entomological Society (RES) at this year’s Spring Fair. Featuring winning photographs from RES’s 2022 Photography Competition on…


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30 January 2024

Call for Papers: New challenges in the management of Insecticide resistance

New Special Issue for the Medical and Veterinary Entomology journal. Call for Papers New challenges in the management of insecticide resistance Letter of Intent submission deadline: Tuesday, 30 April 2024Manuscript submission deadline (for invited authors): Wednesday, 31 July 2024 Submit now Despite the efforts to develop alternative vector control measures,…


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22 January 2024

Double anonymous peer review on Ecological Entomology 

Double anonymous peer review on Ecological Entomology Ecological Entomology has recently changed its peer review procedure from single anonymised to double anonymised. Single anonymised review (often known as single blind review) means that reviewers are aware of the names of the authors, but authors are not aware of the names…


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14 December 2023

RES Handbooks now available via CABI

Royal Entomological Society Handbooks now available via CABI We are delighted to announce the online publication of thirty Royal Entomological Society Handbooks via the CABI Digital Library. The titles, previously only available in print, have been digitised in 2023 as part of an exciting, new publishing agreement between the Royal…


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28 November 2023

Help us secure a future for insect science

Help secure a future for our insect education and outreach programme with the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2023. We are blown away by the generosity of our supporters. Thank you to everyone who donated or spread the word about our Big Give Christmas Challenge. with your help, we successfully raised…


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18 September 2023

Insects in green spaces – digital booklet

The Royal Entomological Society has produced a new free-to-download insect guide. The new guide, titled ‘Insects in green spaces’, offers an overview of the different types of insects, with advice on how you might create a place for them to live in a green space near you. Insects play so…


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29 August 2023

CABI to publish Royal Entomological Society Handbooks series

A deal has been agreed for CABI to publish all future editions of the Royal Entomological Society’s (RES) series Handbooks for the Identification of British Insects. The much-loved series has helped amateur and professional entomologists with insect identification and taxonomy since 1949. The partnership provides the RES with a full…


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24 August 2023

Citizen scientists reveal how the common wasp spreads across UK

A UCL press release The Big Wasp Survey, a citizen science project involving thousands of volunteers throughout the UK, has yielded important genetic insights into the common wasp, reports a study led by UCL researchers. Using data and samples of Vespula vulgaris (a species of yellowjacket wasp known as the…


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23 June 2023

Douglas Boyes Fund

Launch of the new Douglas Boyes Fund, a grant to provide young people with entomology equipment to further their passion.   The Douglas Boyes Fund has today been launched by the RES in honour of Douglas Boyes (1996-2021), an esteemed entomologist specialising in Lepidoptera. The Fund aims to provide young…


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20 June 2023

Wild bees and wasps in Canada’s disappearing prairie dune habitats

Study expands knowledge of wild bees and wasps in Canada’s disappearing prairie dune habitats A Canadian Museum of Nature press release Thomas Onuferfko with some of the specimens collected as part of his study of bee and wasp diversity on prairie dunes. Dan Smythe © Canadian Museum of Nature Ottawa, June…


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19 June 2023

It’s Insect Week 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Celebrate Insect Week 2023: A Week Dedicated to the Fascinating World of Insects  Insect Week, the Royal Entomological Society’s annual celebration of insects, returns from 19th to 25th June 2023. This exciting week aims to encourage people of all ages to learn more about insects and appreciate…