Andrew Barron

Andrew Barron
Andrew Barron
Neuroethologist, Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University

DR. ANDREW BARRON is an Australian Research Council Future Fellow, and Deputy Head of the Department of Biological Sciences at Macquarie University. He is a neuroethologist, which is a discipline of neuroscience studying the neural mechanisms of natural animal behavior. Most of his research focuses on insects, especially honey bees. He also conducts research to improve honey bee health and welfare. He is studying how bees and bee colonies are impacted by pesticide and disease stressors, and how we might best intervene to help colonies under stress.