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Dick Vockeroth (1928-2012)

Dick Vockeroth (1928-2012)

This memorial for Dr. Richard (Dick) Vockeroth is from Dr. Jeff Skevington & Dr. Jeff Cumming of the Diptera Unit at the Canadian National Collection of Insects, Ottawa, Ontario. ————————— The Diptera community has suffered a great loss — Dick Vockeroth passed away on the morning of November 16th 2012, at the age of 84. […]

A Canadian Entomologist in Knoxville: Report on the ESA meeting in Knoxville, TN

A Canadian Entomologist in Knoxville: Report on the ESA meeting in Knoxville, TN

Today’s post is by Dr. Staffan Lindgren, University of Northern British Columbia, and Second Vice-President of the Entomological Society of Canada. ———————————— I have just returned from the Entomological Society of America conference in Knoxville, Tennessee, and thought that this would make a suitable topic for my first ever blog. As I attended the ESC-ESA […]

Ph.D. opportunity in New Zealand – What makes bark beetles invasive?

Your admins have finally returned from a whirlwind of great entomology conferences! We’re just catching up to the backlog of work here at the ESC Blog and are working on some posts about the excellent JAM in Edmonton (on that note, if you’d like to contribute your thoughts or experiences, we’d love to hear from […]

ESC-ESA JAM 2012 starts Sunday!

ESC-ESA JAM 2012 starts Sunday!

It’s that magical time of year again, when entomologists from across Canada converge to talk about insects, share their science, and make new friends. That’s right, the Entomological Society of Canada Joint Annual Meeting takes place this Sunday and runs until Wednesday afternoon! This year’s meeting is being held in Edmonton, Alberta in association with […]