Dave Goulson is Professor of Biology at University of Sussex, specializing in bee ecology. Goulson founded the Bumblebee Conservation Trust in 2006, a charity which has grown to 12,000 members. He was the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council’s Social Innovator of the Year in 2010, was given the Zoological Society of London’s Marsh Award for Conservation Biology in 2013, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 2013, and given the British Ecological Society Public Engagement Award in 2014. In 2015 he was named number 8 in BBC Wildlife Magazine’s list of the top 50 most influential people in conservation.
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He has published more than 290 scientific articles on the ecology and conservation of bumblebees and other insects.Full Publications List
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2. Quantifying exposure of bumblebees to neonicotinoids and mixtures of agrochemicals.
3. A systems approach to understanding the impacts of sublethal doses of neonicotinoids on bumblebee and honeybees.
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