Dave Goulson

Dave Goulson


Dave Goulson is Professor of Biology at University of Sussex, specializing in bee ecology. He has published more than 350 scientific articles on the ecology and conservation of bumblebees and other insects, plus seven books, including the Sunday Times bestsellers A Sting in the Tale (2013), the Garden Jungle (2019), and Silent Earth (2021). Goulson founded the Bumblebee Conservation Trust in 2006, a charity which has grown to 12,000 members. In 2015 he was named number 8 in BBC Wildlife Magazine’s list of the top 50 most influential people in conservation. For each of the last 5 years he was named as a “Highly Cited Researcher” by Thompson ISI. He is an “Ambassador” for the UK Wildlife Trusts.

Saving Our Insects

Grass Tent

Insects are vital, fascinating, weird and wonderful, but sadly they are in rapid decline. Dave Goulson will discuss the solutions to this crisis, including fundamentally changing the way we grow food, by rewilding some areas, and by turning our farms into oases for life.


Dave Goulson Booksigning

Stand PF D0 (Bookstore)

Dave Goulson will be signing copies of his books at the Bookstore (stand PF D0)

Book Signing