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October 1, 2018

"So is there anything everyday people can do to keep these creatures around so that future generations can experience the joy seen in Bonoan’s class? Surprisingly, yes."

Last week, I had the pleasure of hosting ExPress writer, Emma Hodgdon, in my inse...

August 20, 2018

Insectes Sociaux: What is your favourite social insect and why?
 

"This question is so hard. As a beekeeper and someone who recently got their PhD studying honey bees, I feel like I should say honey bees. I do love honey bees, but my favourite social...

June 1, 2018

A few weeks ago, I was hooded! The history and tradition of academic regalia goes way back but essentially, I earned my wizarding robes. Since I earned my PhD, I now have: velour patches on my gown, a "hood" with the Tufts University colors and "PhD...

May 24, 2017

I am hosting my first guest blogger! Read about #scicomm tactics that work for me as told by my husband, Billy Dunne.

I recently had the pleasure of joining Rachael at her "All About Bees" event at the Discovery Museums in Acton, MA. In the past five...

May 11, 2017

When scientists give talks, we typically end the talk with an “Acknowledgements” slide, where we thank everyone who made that talk possible: co-authors, funders, field hands, etc. In March, I had the honor of giving a much different kind of talk: a...

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