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Research interests

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:

  • To investigate how worker insects integrate multiple sources of information
  • To understand variation among species in the degree of division of labour
  • To understand the molecular basis of worker behaviour

 

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Research Output

  • 3 Article (Academic Journal)

Octopamine increases individual and collective foraging in a neotropical stingless bee

Peng, T., Schroeder, M. & Grueter, C., 24 Jun 2020, In : Biology Letters. 16, 6, 5 p., 20200238.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • Honeybees forage more successfully without the “dance language” in challenging environments

    l'Anson Price, R., Dulex, N., Vial, N. & Grueter, C., 1 Feb 2019, In : Science Advances. 5, 2, 10 p., eaa0450.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

    Open Access
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    Repeated evolution of soldier sub-castes suggests parasitism drives social complexity in stingless bees

    Grueter, C., Segers, F. H. I. D., Menezez, C., Vollet-Nato, A., Falcon, T., von Zuben, L., Bitondi, M. M. G., Nascimento, F. S. & Almeida, E. A. B., 23 Feb 2017, In : Nature Communications. 8, 4.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

    Open Access