International Entomologists Gather in Orlando to Take on Grand Challenges

More than 175 international insect-science leaders and others involved with agriculture and public health met recently in Orlando, Florida to take part in the “International Entomology Leadership Summit: Improving the Human Condition through Insect Science.” The goal was to engage and empower worldwide entities to take on Grand Challenges we face in the coming decades […]

A Peek into the Mind of the Creator of the Schmidt Sting Pain Index

Justin Schmidt of the Southwest Biological Institute in Tucson, Arizona is perhaps best-known for his creation of the Schmidt Sting Pain Index, a relative pain scale based on his personal experiences with very close encounters with an impressive number (around 83) of species of Hymenoptera (ants, bees, and wasps). Take a moment to watch and […]

Podcast from the 2016 International Congress of Entomology

Morgan Jackson and Jonathan Larson, two entomology podcasters, had a conversation recently at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology. Science communication continues to be an important field in the entomology world, and podcasts are a dynamic way of connecting with interested learners. In this podcast, Morgan and Jonathan discuss different insect and biology themed shows […]

Entomologists Talk Twitter at ICE 2016

Tyler Wist (Twitter handle: @TylerWist1), an entomologist at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, went to the ESA Tweetup at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology. The Tweetup is a chance for people who communicate via Twitter to meet each other face to face. Tyler spoke with Scott Meers (Twitter handle: @ABbugcounter) about how he uses Twitter […]

The Entomology Word Association Game – 2016 Edition

Everyone’s done a word association game at some point in their lives, so sit back, relax, and watch as Derek Woller puts eight entomologists and non-entomologists from all different backgrounds and countries on the spot and asks them to think of the first word that pops into their heads after he says an entomology-related word. […]