A variety of publications have been produced relating to the work of the Bumblebee Conservation Trust or using our data, both by our staff and by others, some, of which are listed below.
Reports and other documents
Bombus Review is our scientific e-newsletter which keeps our members up to date with the latest news from the world of bumblebee and pollinator research. Some past editions are available below however, if you are a member you can sign up to receive the newsletter direct to your inbox and access the latest editions via the member portal.
Scientific research featuring the Bumblebee Conservation Trust
Brown, M.J.F., Sainsbury, A.W., Vaughan-Higgins, R.J., Measures, G.H., Jones, C.M., Gammans, N. (2017). Bringing back a healthy buzz? Invertebrate parasites and reintroductions: a case study in bumblebees. Ecohealth 14 (supplement 1), pp. 74-83.
Comont, R.F., & Ashbrook, K. (2017). Harmonia axyridis as a flagship species: evaluating promotional approaches for citizen-science biological recording. Biocontrol 62 (3), PP. 309-318.
Falk S, Foster G, Comont R, Conroy J, Bostock H, Salisbury A, et al. (2019) Evaluating the ability of citizen scientists to identify bumblebee (Bombus) species. PLoS ONE 14(6): e0218614. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0218614
Matechou, E., Freeman, S.N., Comont, R. (2018). Caste-Specific Demography and Phenology in Bumblebees: Modelling BeeWalk Data. Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics 23 (4), PP. 427-445.
Siddharthan, A., Lambin, C., Robinson, A., Sharma, N., Comont, R., O'Mahony, E., Mellish, C. & Van Der Wal, R. (2015). Crowdsourcing without a crowd: Reliable online species identification using Bayesian models to minimize crowd size. ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems & Technology 7 (4), article 45.
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