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ROYAL HOLLOWAY AND BEDFORD NEW COLLEGE
|Coordinator Country||United Kingdom [UK]|
|Total cost||1˙422˙010 €|
|EC max contribution||1˙422˙010 € (100%)|
1. H2020-EU.1.1. (EXCELLENT SCIENCE - European Research Council (ERC))
|Duration (year-month-day)||from 2016-02-01 to 2021-01-31|
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|1||ROYAL HOLLOWAY AND BEDFORD NEW COLLEGE||UK (EGHAM)||coordinator||1˙320˙301.00|
|2||QUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON||UK (LONDON)||participant||54˙884.00|
|3||UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON||UK (LONDON)||participant||24˙862.00|
|4||UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS||UK (LEEDS)||participant||21˙961.00|
|5||UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL||UK (BRISTOL)||participant||0.00|
Learning from others is fundamental to ecological success across the animal kingdom, but a key theme to emerge from recent research is that individuals respond differently to social information. Understanding this diversity is an imposing challenge, because it is hard to replicate the overwhelming complexity of free-living groups within controlled laboratory conditions. Yet here I propose that one of the most complex social models that we know of— the sophisticated eusocial societies of honeybees— offer unrivaled and yet unrecognized potential to study social information flow through a natural group. The honeybee “dance language” is one of the most celebrated communication systems in the animal world, and central to a powerful information network that drives our most high-profile pollinator to food, but bee colonies are uniquely tractable for two reasons. Firstly, next-generation transcriptomics could allow us to delve deep into this complexity at the molecular level, on a scale that is simply not available in vertebrate social systems. I propose to track information flow through a natural group using brain gene expression profiles, to understand how dances elicit learning in the bee brain. Secondly, although bee foraging ranges are vast and diverse, social learning takes place in one centralized location (the hive). The social sciences now offer powerful new tools to analyze social networks, and I will use a cutting-edge network-based modelling approach to understand how the importance of social learning mechanisms shifts with ecology. In the face of global pollinator decline, understanding the contribution of foraging drivers to colony success has never been more pressing, but the importance of the dance language reaches far beyond food security concerns. This research integrates proximate and ultimate perspectives to produce a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary program; a high-risk, high-gain journey into new territory for understanding animal communication.
|year||authors and title||journal||last update|
Harry Siviter, Mark J. F. Brown, Ellouise Leadbeater
Sulfoxaflor exposure reduces bumblebee reproductive success
published pages: 109-112, ISSN: 0028-0836, DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0430-6
Ash E. Samuelson, Ellouise Leadbeater
A land classification protocol for pollinator ecology research: An urbanization case study
published pages: 5598-5610, ISSN: 2045-7758, DOI: 10.1002/ece3.4087
|Ecology and Evolution 8/11||2019-05-29|
Ash E. Samuelson, Richard J. Gill, Mark J. F. Brown, Ellouise Leadbeater
Lower bumblebee colony reproductive success in agricultural compared with urban environments
published pages: 20180807, ISSN: 0962-8452, DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2018.0807
|Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 285/1881||2019-05-29|
Harry Siviter, Julia Koricheva, Mark J. F. Brown, Ellouise Leadbeater
Quantifying the impact of pesticides on learning and memory in bees
published pages: , ISSN: 0021-8901, DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13193
|Journal of Applied Ecology||2019-05-29|
Ash Samuelson, Ellouise Leadbeater
Foraging by Honeybees
published pages: 1-9, ISSN: , DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-47829-6_918-1
|Encyclopaedia of Animal Cognition and Behaviour 1/1||2019-05-27|
Ellouise Leadbeater, Erika H. Dawson
A social insect perspective on the evolution of social learning mechanisms
published pages: 7838-7845, ISSN: 0027-8424, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1620744114
|Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114/30||2019-05-27|
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