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Professor Jane Memmott to lead a £1.3m grant on urban pollinators

22 June 2010

Professor Jane Memmott will lead a £1.3m pound consortium project on “Urban Pollinators: Ecology and Conservation”. The project will fund three members of research staff based in the School of Biological Science, along with further staff at the Universities of Reading, Leeds and Edinburgh.

Professor Jane Memmott will lead a £1.3m pound consortium project on “Urban Pollinators: Ecology and Conservation”.  The project will fund three members of research staff based in the School of Biological Science, along with further staff at the Universities of Reading, Leeds and Edinburgh.  The project is funded by the Insect Pollinators Initiative a partnership between BBSRC, NERC, Defra, the Scottish Government and the Wellcome Trust.

She was also awarded a further 298K on another consortium funded by the Pollinator Initiative, "Linking Agriculture and Land Use Change to Pollinator Populations; this grant being led by Prof Bill Kunin at the University of Leeds.

For further information on the projects see:

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