Jane Stout, TCD

Pollination ecology, plant-pollinator interactions, pollinator diversity and drivers of decline, landscape and agroecology, pollinator conservation, valuing pollinators and pollination services

http://www.tcd.ie/Botany/people/stoutj/

www.campusbuzz.blog

 

Dara Stanley, NUI Galway

Plant-pollinator diversity, interactions and conservation, pollinator behavioural ecology, agroecology, impacts of pesticides on bee behaviour and provision of pollination services.

http://www.nuigalway.ie/our-research/people/natural-sciences/darastanley/

 

Jim Carolan, NUI Maynooth

Cellular and molecular level effects of various stressors (pathogens, parasites and pesticides) in both native and commercial bees, bumblebee conservation, DNA barcoding and genomics.

https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/faculty-science-engineering/our-people/james-carolan#2

 

Blanaid White, DCU

Analytical chemistry, honey chemistry, pesticide contamination of soils/floral resources.

https://dcu.academic.ie/live/!W_VALOCAL_DCU_PORTAL.PROFILE?WPBPRSN=1589286

 

Grace McCormack, NUI Galway

Disease tolerance/resistance in native Irish honeybees, wild honey bees.

http://www.nuigalway.ie/faculties_departments/zoology/mccormack/Molecular_Evolution_And_Systematics_Laboratory/measlaboratory.html

 

Mary Coffey, UL/Teagasc

Pollen analysis, honey bees, disease, beekeeping.

Research Gate and LinkedIn

 

 

Some current research projects include:

 

  • Genetic Analysis of the Irish Honeybee (PhD) – Limerick IT

 

  • Pathogens – distribution, beekeeper behaviour, honey  (PhD) – Queen’s University Belfast.

 

  • Ecosystem Based Approaches to Apple Orchard Management (PhD) – Queen’s University Belfast.

 

  • Roadside management for pollinators (PhD) –  Ulster