$7 Million Government Grant to Kick Start New’ Honey Bee Products’ Research Centre in Western Australia.

Australian government funding totalling $7million will underwrite a new ‘Honey Bee Products’ research centre led by the University of Western Australia. To be spent over the next five years, the funding is being matched by a further $19.2million in cash and kind from other universities and from private sector organisations including Capilano. Dr Liz Barbour …

Honey bees at a hive

A New Sweet Spot for Honey Bee Research

Science Communication student Tamara Pinkerton chats with Dr Liz Barbour in this 4 minute podcast, about the buzz of excitement around the new Collaborative Research Centre for Honey Bee Products in Yanchep, Western Australia. Stay tuned in 2018 for an upcoming series of podcasts with the researchers from the Centre to find out more about …

New Honey Bee Research Centre to Create a Buzz

A world without bees would be missing many fruits, vegetables and nuts—not to mention honey. Colony collapse disorder has wreaked havoc on bee populations around the world. This is a serious problem where bees set out to gather pollen but never make it back to the hive. Small but important, bees help pollinate one-third of …