Bug Talk

Ep. 50: Sheila Colla

March 24, 2021 Zsofia Szendrei Season 1 Episode 50
Bug Talk
Ep. 50: Sheila Colla
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Bug Talk
Ep. 50: Sheila Colla
Mar 24, 2021 Season 1 Episode 50
Zsofia Szendrei

Dr. Sheila Colla is an assistant professor at York University in Toronto, Canada. Her lab focuses on researching native pollinators, especially bumble bees. In this episode, Sheila talked about her undergrad research experiences that led her to study bumble bees, and the  people who influenced her most in her career. We also talked about pollinator conservation more broadly, the advantages of working in an interdisciplinary department, funding for research in Canada, and community science programs. You can find Sheila on her lab's website, on Instagram @findingflowersmedia and on Twitter @SaveWildBees.

You can follow Bug Talk on Twitter and Instagram @bugtalkpodcast and find out more about the podcast on the entomology department website. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to see the conversations with guests.

*Thanks to Jason Roedel, audio engineer, for improving the sound quality, Matt Grieshop for the music and Ellie Darling for designing the Bug Talk logo!

Show Notes

Dr. Sheila Colla is an assistant professor at York University in Toronto, Canada. Her lab focuses on researching native pollinators, especially bumble bees. In this episode, Sheila talked about her undergrad research experiences that led her to study bumble bees, and the  people who influenced her most in her career. We also talked about pollinator conservation more broadly, the advantages of working in an interdisciplinary department, funding for research in Canada, and community science programs. You can find Sheila on her lab's website, on Instagram @findingflowersmedia and on Twitter @SaveWildBees.

You can follow Bug Talk on Twitter and Instagram @bugtalkpodcast and find out more about the podcast on the entomology department website. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to see the conversations with guests.

*Thanks to Jason Roedel, audio engineer, for improving the sound quality, Matt Grieshop for the music and Ellie Darling for designing the Bug Talk logo!