Dr Tanya Latty
PhD, insect ecology (University of Calgary).
I have a life-long interest in all things insect related. I have worked on a variety of insects including dragonflies, bark beetles, ants, honey bees and solitary bees. I particularly enjoy interdisciplinary collaborations with non-biological disciplines such as computer science, engineering, and mathematics. This has resulted in a number of exciting projects. For example, I am currently working on developing insect and slime mould inspired algorithms for supply chain management and for designing resilient infrastructure networks. I am also passionate about insect conservation, and am currently working on projects centred around Australian native bees in urban and agricultural environments. I love field work and have worked in some truly beautiful places!