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Dr Juliette Poidatz

Dr Juliette Poidatz

Postdoctoral Researcher

 Environment and Sustainability Institute Desk 98, Room 1.03


Environment and Sustainability Institute, University of Exeter, Penryn Campus, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 9FE, UK

 Office hours:

9am 6pm

I will be doing field work in France quite often in Summer-Fall


I am an entomologist specialised in invasive species biology and control. I worked on different invasive pests in France and in the Carrabeans.

Here I work at the ESI in Juliet Osborne team, on a BBSR project aiming to track and measure the impact on wild pollinators of the Asian Hornet Vespa velutina. 


2017- PhD on Evolutionary, functional and communities ecology.‚Äč University of Bordeaux, INRA UMR SAVE  1065

2011 - Agronomist Engineer ( Bordeaux Science Agro Highschool, France)


2020-today : Post doctoral researcher at the ESI, University of Exeter, on the tracking, impact measuring and modelling of the Asian Hornet Vespa velutina. (UK)

2017-2019 : Scientific officer of the start-up Soléo Ecosolutions. Development of a biocontrol product against leaf cutting ants in the Carrabeans. (France and France DOM)

2014-2017 : PHD student at the University of Bordeaux and INRA de Bordeaux (France) 

Thesis title : From the reproduction biology, to the foraging behavior, towards the biological control of the invasive Asian hornet Vespa velutina in France. 

2014 : Communication assistant, KOPPERT / INRA de Bordeaux (France)

2012-2014 : Scientific engineer, project PHYTOMARC : biostimulation of plant defenses against pests and diseases. INRA de Bordeaux (France)

2011-2012 : Project manager, CASDAR project POLINOV , ITSAP (french Institute for Bees and Pollination)


Research interests

Invasion biology, tracking, biocontrol

Research projects

BBSR-Asian Hornet Project


Supervision / Group

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