Tue, 23 Jan|
Club Meeting: Kirsty Stainton
Kirsty Stainton will present on Varroa management. This meeting will be held on Zoom. (Photo by Eric Ward on Unsplash)
Time & Location
23 Jan 2024, 19:15 – 21:00
About The Event
Kirsty Stainton is a science writer and beekeeper. She worked at Fera Science from 2016 to 2020 where she performed research for the National Bee Unit that included molecular detection of the invasive pests, Asian Hornet and Small Hive Beetle, molecular analysis of the Asian Hornet diet and research into the use of antivirals to treat honey bees.
She then spent 2 years working on honey bee virus research before deciding to move into science communication. She regularly writes articles about bee diseases and recently published her first book :- 'A Practical Guide to Varroa Management'.
She dedicates the rest of her time to her 20+ honey bee colonies