Playlist: The Wonderful World of Entomology

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As the March for Science nears, the Entomological Society of America has curated a new playlist of videos on the ESA YouTube channel to showcase some of the fascinating and important work that entomologists do and their incredible discoveries about the lives of insects. If you’re an entomologist who wants to advocate for entomology and educate […]

ESA Announces Finalists for the 2016 YouTube Your Entomology Contest

Since 2009, the Entomological Society of America (ESA) has held a contest called “YouTube Your Entomology,” which invites entomologists to showcase their talents and creativity through video. The popular contest has been featured in the New York Times and other media outlets, and the videos often focus on research, teaching, outreach, and other areas. For […]

Article Shows Trends in Insect Research Over Past 60 Years

An important part of an entomologist’s job is to stay up-to-date with the published scientific literature. However, keeping up with it is more challenging than it used to be, and noticeable publishing changes have occurred over the past 60 years, according to an article in American Entomologist. Dr. Thomas Chouvenc and Dr. Nan-Yao Su, termite […]

The Insect Word-Association Game

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

The Benefits of Supplementing Science with Social Media

By Derek Hennen With this year’s round of ESA Branch meetings beginning in just a few weeks, now is a good time to think about how to make the most of them. What are some good ways to keep in touch with new contacts made at these meetings, and how can you follow through on […]