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Dr. R.J. Paxton

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Dr. Robert Paxton

BSc. Biological Sciences, 1st Class, 1980,
PhD. Wasp sex ratios, 1985,
University of Sussex;
Habilitation in Zoology, 2000,
University of Tübingen.


Contact Information
Dr. Robert J. Paxton
Professor of General Zoology
Institute for Biology
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Hoher Weg 8
D-06099 Halle (Saale)
Tel:  +49 (0)345 55 26500
Fax:  +49 (0)345 55 27152

Queen's University Belfast
School of Biological Sciences
97 Lisburn Road
Belfast BT9 7BL
Tel:  +44 (0)28 9097 5787
Fax:  +44 (0)28 9097 5877

Research Interests

Social evolution in the Hymenoptera (ants, bees and wasps)  Genetics of bee diseases  Pollination by insects  Insect conservation biology and genetics.

Other Information

Vice-President of EurBee, the European Association for Bee Research  Elected member of the governing council of the International Bee Research Association (IBRA)  Treasurer of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects (British Section)  Editorial Board of the Journal Insects Sociaux   International Scientific Board of the Journal Apidologie.