We study the behaviour, ecology and evolution of social insects. We are particularly interested in the role of communication and learning in individual and collective decision-making, different forms of division of labour and colony organisation.
Our main objectives are:
Our main model species are the honeybee Apis mellifera, the ant Temnothorax nylanderi and the stingless bee Tetragonisca angustula.
Dr. Christoph Grüter (email@example.com)School of Biological SciencesUniversity of BristolLife Sciences Building24 Tyndall AvenueBristol, BS8 1TQUnited Kingdom