Professor receives grant to study bumblebees

July 16, 2015

From: The Crimson White

Jeff Lozier, an assistant professor of biological sciences, along with two collaborators from the University of Wyoming and Utah State, received the grant from the National Science Foundation to study two specific species of bumblebees and their adaptation to a changing environment.


The grant took effect in April 2015, but preliminary work for the research has been ongoing for the past two years. The grant is expected to fund three years of work and experiments.

“Most people think about honey bees pertaining to population decline,” Lozier said. “Honey bees are managed bees that humans have brought over to North America from Europe and Africa. There are no native honey bees in the U.S.”

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