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. […]

Entomophagy at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology

Aaron Pomerantz, a graduate student at the University of California, Berkeley, recently attended a symposium on entomophagy — the eating of insects — at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology. In the following video, we see the reactions of people eating various types of insects, and watch as Aaron and his friend Amanda talk to […]

Zika Symposium at 2016 International Congress of Entomology

Yesterday at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology in Orlando, Florida in September 2016, international scientists shared the latest research about the Zika virus and Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Speakers included Dr. Stephen Higgs from Kansas State University, Dr. Brian Foy from Colorado State University, Dr. Constancia Ayres from Fiocruz in Brazil, Dr. Anthony James from […]