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Hasenjager M, Franks V, Leadbeater E (2022) From dyads to collectives : a review of honeybee signalling. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 76, 124. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00265-022-03218-1
Pull C, Petkova I, Watrobska C, Pasquier G, Perez Fernandez M and Leadbeater, E (2022) Ecology dictates the value of memory for foraging bees, Current Biology, vol. 32, 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2022.07.062 video abstract
Veiner M, Morimoto J, Leadbeater E and Manfredini F (2022) Machine learning models identify gene predictors of waggle dance behaviour in honeybees. Molecular Ecology Resources, 22, 2248– 2261. https://doi.org/10.1111/1755-0998.13611
 
Straw E, Thompson L, Leadbeater E, Brown MJF (2022) "Inert" ingredients are understudied, potentially dangerous to bees, and deserve more research attention. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B 289. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2021.2353
 
Easter, C., Leadbeater E., Hasenjager M (2022) Behavioural variation among workers promotes feed-forward loop formation in a simulated social insect colony. Royal Society Open Science 9. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.220120
 
Hasenjager M, Hoppitt W and Leadbeater E (2022) Do honeybees modulate dance-following according to foraging distance? Animal Behaviour 184:89-97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2021.12.010
 
Mesnage R, Straw E, et al (2021) Improving pesticide-use data for the EU. Nature Ecology and Evolution 5:1560. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-021-01574-1
Samuelson AE, Schuerch R and Leadbeater E (2021) Dancing bees evaluate central urban forage resources as superior to agricultural land. Journal of Applied Ecology, 00,  1– 10. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.14011
Siviter H, Bailes EJ, Martin CD, Oliver TR, Koricheva J, Leadbeater E and Brown M (2021) Agrochemicals interact synergistically to increase bee mortality. Nature 596: 389-392. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-021-03787-7
 
Siviter H, Folly AJ, Brown MJF and Leadbeater E (2020) Individual and combined impacts of sulfoxaflor and Nosema bombi on bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) larval growth. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B, 287:1932 20200934. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2020.0935
 
Hasenjager MJ, Leadbeater E and Hoppitt W (2020) Detecting and quantifying social transmission using Network-Based Diffusion Analysis. Journal of Animal Ecology, 90: 8– 26. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.13307
 
Samuelson AE, Gill RJ and Leadbeater E (2020) Urbanisation is associated with reduced Nosema sp. infection, higher colony strength and higher richness of foraged pollen in honeybees. Apidologie, 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13592-020-00758-1
 
Hasenjager M, Hoppitt W and Leadbeater E (2020) Network-based diffusion analysis reveals context-specific dominance of dance communication in foraging honeybees. Nature Communications 11:625. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-14410-0
 
Siviter H, Horner J, Brown MJF and Leadbeater E (2020) Sulfoxaflor exposure reduces egg-laying in bumblebees (Bombus terrestris). Journal of Applied Ecology, online early edition: https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13519.
 
Siviter H, Scott A, Pasquier G, Pull C, Brown MJF and Leadbeater E (2019) No evidence for negative impacts of acute sulfoxaflor exposure on bee olfactory conditioning or working memory. PeerJ, 7:e7208 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.7208
 
Leadbeater E and Hasenjager M (2019) Honeybee Communication: There's more on the dancefloor. Current Biology (Dispatch) 29: R285–6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2019.03.009
 
Hasenjager M and Leadbeater E (2019) Insect Social Learning. In: Choe, J.C.
(Ed.), Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior, (2nd ed.). vol. 3, pp. 356–364. Elsevier,
Academic Press. ISBN: 9780128132517
Hoppitt W, Photopoulou T, Hasenjager M and Leadbeater E (2018). NBDA: A Package For Implementing Network-Based Diffusion Analysis. R package version 0.6.1.

Siviter H, Brown MJF and Leadbeater E (2018) Sulfoxaflor exposure reduces bumblebee reproductive success. Nature, DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0430-6

Siviter H, Koricheva J, Brown MJF and Leadbeater E (2018) Quantifying the impact of pesticides on learning and memory in bees. Journal of Applied Ecology, DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13193

 

Samuelson AE, Gill RJ, Brown MJF and Leadbeater E (2018) Lower bumblebee colony reproductive success in agricultural compared to urban environment. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2018.0807

Samuelson AE and Leadbeater E (2018) A land-use classification protocol for pollinator ecology research: an urbanisation case study. Ecology and Evolution (online first: https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.4087)

Samuelson AE and Leadbeater E (2017) Foraging by honeybees. ChX, Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behaviour (Eds Vonk J, Shackelford T, Section Ed Guillette L), Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-47829-6_918-1

 

Leadbeater E and Dawson EH (2017) A social insect perspective on the evolution of social learning mechanisms. PNAS 114:7838-7845. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1620744114

 

Samuelson, EEW, Chen-Wishart, ZP, Gill, RJ, and Leadbeater E (2016) Effect of acute pesticide exposure on bee spatial working memory using an analogue of the radial-arm maze. Scientific Reports 6: 38957. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep38957

 

Evans L, Raine NE and Leadbeater E (2016) Reproductive environment affects learning performance in are bumble bee. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 70:2053-2060.     
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00265-016-2209-9

Dawson E, Chittka L and Leadbeater E (2016) Alarm substances induce associative social learning in the honeybee (Apis mellifera). Animal Behaviour 122:17-22.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.08.006

Field, J and Leadbeater, E (2016) Co-operation between non-relatives in a primitively eusocial wasp Polistes dominula. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B 371 20150093; DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0093

Leadbeater E* (2015) What evolves in the evolution of social learning? Journal of Zoology 295:4-11. https://doi.org/10.1111/jzo.12197

Leadbeater, E* and Florent, C (2014) Bumblebees do not rate social information above personal experience. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 68:1145-1150

Grueter, C* and Leadbeater, E  (2014) Insights from Insects about adaptive social information use. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 29:177-183

Leadbeater, E*, Dapporto, L., Turillazzi, S. and Field, J. 2013. Available kin recognition cues may explain why wasp behaviour reflects relatedness to nest mates. Behavioral Ecology, doi:10.1093/beheco/art113

Dawson, E.H., Avargues-Weber, A., Chittka, L.and Leadbeater, E.* 2013. Learning by observation arises from simple associations in an insect model. Current Biology 23:727-730

Green, J. P.*, Leadbeater, E., Carruthers, J. M., Rosser, N. S., Lucas, E. R. & Field, J. 2013. Clypeal patterning in the paper wasp Polistes dominulus: no evidence of adaptive value in the wild. Behavioral Ecology 24, 623-633

Lengronne, T.*, Leadbeater, E., Patalano, S., Dreier, S., Field, J., Sumner, S., Keller, L. 2012 Little effect of seasonal constraints on population genetic structure in eusocial paper wasps. Ecology and Evolution 2:2615-2624

Pohl, N.U., Leadbeater, E., Slabbekoorn, H., Klump, G.M., Langemann, U.* 2012. Great tits in urban noise benefit from high frequencies in song detection and discrimination. Animal Behaviour 83: 711-721

Leadbeater, E.*, Carruthers, J.M., Green, J.P., Rosser, N. and Field, J. 2011. Nest inheritance is the missing source of direct fitness in a primitively eusocial insect. Science 333:874-876.

Leadbeater, E.*, Chittka, L. 2011. Do inexperienced bumblebee foragers use scent marks as social information? Animal Cognition 14: 915-919

Grueter C., Leadbeater E* and Ratnieks, F. 2010. Social Learning: The importance of copying others. Current Biology 20:683-685.

Leadbeater E.*, Carruthers J.M., Green J.P., van Heusden J. and Field, J. 2010. Unrelated helpers in a primitively eusocial wasp: is helping tailored towards direct fitness? PLoS ONE 5(8): e11997. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0011997

Leadbeater E.* 2009. Social Learning: What do Drosophilia have to offer? Current Biology 19: R378-R380.

Leadbeater E.* and Chittka L. 2009. Bumblebees learn the value of social cues through experience. Biology Letters 5: 310-312.

Leadbeater E.* and Chittka L. 2008. Social information use in foraging insects. InFood Exploitation by Social Insects: Ecological, Behavioral and Theoretical Approaches, Editors: Jarau S. and Hrncir M., CRC press.

Leadbeater E.* and Chittka L. 2008. Social transmission of nectar robbing behaviour in bumblebees. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences275: 1669-1674.

Leadbeater E.* and Chittka L. 2007. Social Learning in insects- from miniature brains to consensus building. Current Biology 17: R703-R713.

Leadbeater E.* and Chittka L. 2007. The dynamics of social learning in an insect model, the bumblebee (Bombus terrestris). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 61: 1789-1796.

Leadbeater E., Raine N.E.*, Chittka L. (2006) Social learning: Ants and the meaning of teaching. Current Biology 16: R323-R325.

Chittka L.* and Leadbeater E. 2005. Social learning: public information in insects.Current Biology 15: R869-R871.

Leadbeater E.* and Chittka L. 2005. A new mode of information transfer in foraging bumblebees? Current Biology 15: R869-R871.

Leadbeater E.*, Goller F. and Riebel K. 2005. Unusual phonation, covarying song characteristics and song preferences: female zebra finches are uninspired by inspiratory syllables. Animal Behaviour 70: 909-919.

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