There are a number of groups researching UK ladybirds which would be an excellent model for investigating the topics I describe above. This includes involving the general public in surveying as well as specialist researchers in sample analysis. It could include researchers at Universities, research institutes as well as amateur naturalists, school children, gardeners and so on.
Dr Tamsin Majerus
University of Nottingham
School of Life Sciences
Natural hazards & extreme weather events
Pathogens & natural aquatic toxins
Health and wellbeing