This week, we talk to Dr. Emily Burfield-Steel of the University of Jyvaskyla in Finland about her work with species who get confused in the bedroom, how scientists introduce drama into spider sex, and moth farts. Kinda.
Horny & confused fur seal story & original paper.
Emily explains what sexual interference is and why it’s important for Current Biology. (PDF)
Read more about sexual stereotypes in Emily’s paper (PDF), or check out the coverage at i09.
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Blog – http://bugbehaviouralecology.wordpress.com/
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We talk to Dr. Sandra Rehan of the University of New Hampshire about her work on the evolution of sociality, the natural history of bees, and what it’s like to be a new prof!
More info about Dr. Rehan’s work:
Lab webpage: http://www.unhbeelab.com/
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This week, we sit down and discuss the #SAFE13 project, which is bringing incidences of sexual harassment and assault in scientific field research to light, with the study’s authors: Dr. Kate Clancy, Dr. Robin Nelson, Dr. Julienne Rutherford, and Dr. Katie Hinde.
The #SAFE13 paper is open access and can be read for free – http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0102172
This week’s guests:
Dr. Kate Clancy, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Research homepage – http://www.anthro.illinois.edu/people/kclancy
Blog – http://kateclancy.com/
Twitter – @KateClancy – https://twitter.com/KateClancy
Dr. Robin Nelson, Skidmore College
Research Homepage – http://www.skidmore.edu/anthropology/faculty/nelson.php
Twitter – @rgairnelson – https://twitter.com/rgairnelson
Dr. Julienne Rutherford, University of Illinois, Chicago
Research Homepage – https://sites.google.com/site/juliennerutherford/
Blog – http://aapabandit.blogspot.ca/
Twitter – @JNRutherford – https://twitter.com/JNRutherford
Dr. Katie Hinde, Harvard University
Research Homepage – http://www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~khinde/index.html
Blog – http://mammalssuck.blogspot.ca/
Twitter – @Mammals_Suck – https://twitter.com/Mammals_Suck
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