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Gavin Campbell

Colonialism in Entomology: How a Historical Problem Persists Today

Historical and ongoing practices by scientists in the Global North have extracted scientific knowledge and resources from communities in the Global South, leaving scientists there at a great disadvantage to pursue their work—and their valuable perspectives absent from professional scientific discourse. A group of entomologists explain how colonialism impacts entomology and the actions that could work to more equitably distribute access to insect science.

references

Reference Generators: An Entomology Student’s Review

As entomology students advance toward their degrees, the reference sections of their research papers grow and grow with each new project. One entomology graduate student tested out two free reference generator programs and offers her review of each.

sommerfugl (butterfly)

Learning the Insect Lingo While Working Abroad

An American entomologist in Denmark, Emily Bick, Ph.D., shares her experience learning insect common names in the local lexicon, with sometimes surprising or amusing translations between the differently styled Danish and English languages.

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