Non-bees pollinators are neglected

Fabrice Requier and collaborators published in Trend in Ecology and Evolution an article highlighting the essential role of non-bees pollinators, too often neglected in studies on pollination, in particular for locally important crops. They also studied nocturnal pollination that occurs when bees are back in the hive and is thus performed by non-bees pollinators. To read the article:

This article was taken up by CNRS INEE:

This entry was posted on 9 December 2022, in News.

A position in EGCE

A tenure track Junior Professorship in Entomological sciences for sustainable innovations is opened at IRD. The objective is to explore the biodiversity of insects and their life history traits in order to develop and optimize a sustainable insect rearing that meets the needs of local populations and agronomic actors, in partnership with Africa and/or Latin America.  . Researches and teaching will be done at the University Paris-Saclay, France, respectively in the research unit EGCE (at IDEEV), and in AgroParisTech. To prepare their project, candidates are invited to write to P. Le Gall (, F. Marion-Poll ( ou J. Filée ( Applications have to be submitted no later than Septembre 15th, 2022.

This entry was posted on 5 July 2022, in News.

Infox ? Ripostes !

Gérard Arnold was interviewed in the framework of the vidéos « Infox ? Ripostes ! ». These videos can be seen at the media web site of the Cité des Sciences: or at that of TV5Mondeplus:

These videos depict scientifics dealing with fake news. The video of G. Arnold can be seen following the link:

This entry was posted on 29 March 2022, in News.

Edible insects

An article on edible insects:

This entry was posted on 22 March 2022, in News.