Dr. Danilo Bevk

Working place: Research Associate

Telephone number: +386 (0)59 23 27 83
Department: Department of Organisms and Ecosystems Research


  • 2007 - 2012, Ph.D., University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Department of Biology.
  • 2002 - 2007, B.Sc., University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical faculty, Department of Biology.

Main research activities and interests:

  • Effects of pesticides on bee behaviour
  • Bumblebee ecology
  • Management and protection of wild pollinators (bumblebees and solitary bees)
  • Biocontrol and entomovectoring
  • Asian hornet (Vespa velutina)
  • Popularisation of science


Major administrative responsibilities and membership:

  • Head of Alternative Pollinators Commission at the Slovenian Beekeeper’s Association
  • Member of Beekeeping Council of Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food
  • Member of SUPER-B (SUstainable Pollination in Europe: joint Research on Bees and other pollinators)
  • Member of COLOSS (Prevention of honey bee COlony LOSSes)


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