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17 May 2024

New RES Small Project Grants launched

We have recently launched an exciting new funding opportunity for small research projects. The Royal Entomological Society seeks to supports projects focused on insect science. Our Small Project Grants can be used for new and innovative insect research, including applying an established methodology to a understudied insect species or a…


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14 May 2024

RES Scholarships 2024

We’re proud to welcome new RES entomology scholars at Harper Adams University. Join us in congratulating Sharna Broadhurst, Ella Curry and Bethany Wright on their RES MSc scholarships. The Royal Entomological Society is committed to supporting the next generation of entomologists. We aim to provide opportunities, funding and recognition for…


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27 March 2024

RES and NHBS launch entomological equipment kits

Kits for insect scientists and enthusiasts now on sale as part of collaboration of RES and NHBS. Entomological kits developed by equipment specialists NHBS and RES are aimed at enthusiast field entomologists and those in training.  The kits are priced competitively with 10% of each purchase donated to the society.…


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22 March 2024

Bees need food up to a month earlier than provided by recommended pollinator plants

This is a press release from the University of Oxford Department of Biology. New study published in Insect Conservation and Diversity reveals that resource gaps pose the greatest threat for bumblebees during the colony establishment phase. Read the Open Access paper Plant species which are recommended as ‘pollinator friendly’ in…


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13 March 2024

Special Issue – The Ecology and Conservation of Urban Insects

Published: 13 March 2024 The Ecology and Conservation of Urban Insects Editors: Tilly Collins and Manu Saunders We are excited to announce a new Special Issue published today in Insect Conservation and Diversity, highlighting insect ecology and conservation in urban areas Global urban expansion is a threat to biodiversity, but…


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7 March 2024

RES responds to report on insect decline and food security

PRESS RELEASE – Thursday 7 March 2024  After giving written and oral evidence, the Royal Entomological Society responds to the House of Commons – Science, Innovation and Technology Committee report on insect decline and UK food security.   On Thursday 7 March 2024 the House of Commons Science, Innovation and Technology…


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4 March 2024

Library and Archive News

2023 has been a busy time for the Library, with a number of exciting projects taking place that aim to make the RES Library and Archive collections more discoverable and accessible to the entomological community. Archive Digitisation The RES Archive has been digitised in collaboration with Wiley Digital Archives. The…


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29 February 2024

Call for Papers: Restoration and rescue in an age of extinction

Insect Conservation and Diversity Call for Papers Restoration and rescue in an age of extinction: advances in arthropod reintroduction (and translocation) Submission deadline: Sunday, 31 March 2024 Submit now Efforts to restore biodiversity increasingly include the reintroduction of species to areas from which they’ve been extirpated and are unlikely to…


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28 February 2024

Student Science Communication Award winners announced

Society’s views of insects, overcoming adversity and the ethics of collecting rare insects, feature in the RES Student Science Communication Award 2023 To enter the annual competition, students write an 800 word article in English, on an insect-related topic of interest to the general public. Competition now open – Enter now…


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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,…