Department of Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology

Giulia Mainardi

PhD student

Phone: +49 (0)931 31-84919
e-Mail: giulia.mainardi@uni-wuerzburg.de

Office: C026

University of Würzburg
Department of Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology
Biocenter - Am Hubland

97074 Würzburg, Germany

  • Honey bee ecology
  • Monitoring of honey bee`s colonies during the overwintering period
  • Connected bee hives
  • Apicultur



The project aims to monitor honey bee colonies during the foraging season and the overwintering period. The monitoring will take plance along gradients in climate and landscape structure using both observational field methods and automated winter monitoring with low-cost connected sensors. Local beekeepers will also be involved in the project.

BeeConnected project goal is the understanding and identification of early-warning indicators of winter bee colony mortality.