01/12/2023 :: Charlotte Craig defends her MSc thesis, "Experimental warming of flower temperatures and influence on pollinator visitation". Yahoo!
12/15/2022 :: New paper in PLoS Computational Biology, "Using smartphone-GPS data to quantify human activity in green spaces" led by Dr. Alessandro Filazzola and featuring Garland Xie. Open access link to paper: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1010725
12/01/2022 :: Two mason bee species found in Canada and the implications are discussed in our new paper in PeerJ! Including lab members and alum, Tom Onuferko, Charlotte de Keyzer, and Madison Marshall! Open access link to paper: https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.14216
12/01/2022 :: Winter break warm-up get together! Happy and restful holiday and new year!
11/01/2022 :: Garland Xie and Nicholas Sookhan publish in Ecology and Evolution, "No evidence for environmental filtering of cavity‐ nesting solitary bees and wasps by urbanization using trap nests". Congratulations! Open access link to paper: https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.9360
09/01/2022 :: Four new lab members for the new academic year! Janean Sharkey and Shereen Xavier join us for their PhDs, Thomas Hall and Pascale Bider join us for their MSc! Welcome!
08/16/2022 :: big lab trek to Montreal for CSEE/ESA joint meeting. Talks from Nicholas, Garland, John, Devlin, Alex, and Scott!
08/08/2022 :: John English awarded the Zimmerman and Weis Graduate Scholarship award for his work at the Koffler Scientific Reserve!
06/11/2022 :: Adriano Roberto awarded the Ontario Graduate Scholarship!
09/01/2021 :: BUGS lab welcomes new incoming graduate students, PhD candidate John English and MSc candidate Charlotte Craig!
08/20/2021 :: Madison Marshall defends her MSc thesis titled 'Cavity-nesting bee and wasp diversity and foraging trip duration in urban residential gardens'. 🐝🥳yay!!
07/29/2021 :: New paper on wild bees in Northern Ontario and Nunavut published in the Journal of Entomological Society of Ontario with undergraduate, Kayla Vizza, as lead author! Read here