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AES Members' Day and AGM 2009

18 April 2009 11:00 - 15:30

Location: Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ

Event description

The theme of the event will be 'Evolution and the insect world'.

Attractions of the day will include:

  • An exciting series of invited talks
    • The co-evolution of social and physical characteristics in the Madagascan Hissing Cockroach (Gromphadorhina oblonganota) - Rachel McLeod
    • Insects and the Pitcher Plant - Ulrike Bauer
    • Scorpions: adaptation & evolution - Samuel Baylis
    • Praying mantids - Luke Andrews
    • Evolution and the Cambridge Museum - Dr William Foster
    • 2nd Annual Leonard Tesch Lecture: Alien vs. Predator: Can natural enemies control the invasive harlequin ladybird? - Dr Remy Ware
  • Tours of the Zoology Museum
  • Tours of the Museum's Insect rooms
  • Posters and other presentations about entomology at Cambridge University
  • Live insect and other displays
  • Light refreshments

Personnel from the Cambridge Natural History Society, Nature in Cambridgeshire, Anglia Ruskin University and the University of Cambridge will be present.

The AGM will last approximately 20 minutes. If you are interested in joining the AES council then you can stand at the AGM.

The latest draft programme can be found in the members area.

Organisation details

This event was organised by the AES.
For further information please refer to the printed publications you have received (if you are a member) or contact us.

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