Hilary Hurd

Editor at BugBitten
Hilary is Professor of Parasitology Emeritus at Keele University, UK, having retired at the end of 2013. Her research interests have revolved around parasites transmitted by insects and their interactions with their vectors. She was Director of the Centre for Applied Entomology and Parasitology at Keele for over ten years and served as President of the British Society for Parasitology.
Hilary Hurd

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Can cuckoos count?

BugBitten

An eight year study, conducted in Zhalong National Nature Reserve, shows how the common cuckoo decides when to lay an egg in the nest of the Oriental willow… Read more »

Snorkels to save salmon

BugBitten

A year-long study confirms the usefulness of depth-based cages to protect farmed Atlantic salmon from sea lice infestation.