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Dr Joe Roberts

BSc (Hons) MSc PhD FRES

Lecturer in Entomology and Integrated Pest Management

Dr Joe Roberts FRES is an applied chemical ecologist whose expertise lies at the interface of ecology and analytical chemistry. His research focuses on understanding the chemical mechanisms underpinning plant-insect interactions to develop novel crop protection tools that reduce reliance on synthetic insecticides.

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Applied Biologists - Member
  • International Organisation for Biological and Integrated Control (IOBC) - Member
  • International Society of Chemical Ecology - Member
  • Royal Entomological Society - Fellow

Researcher Profile

  • Global food security
  • Integrated pest management (IPM)
  • Plant-insect interactions
  • Anti-herbivore plant defence strategies
  • Insect behaviour
  • Data-driven IPM



Academic Department: Agriculture and Environment

Tel: 01952 815534

Twitter: @Dr_Joe_Roberts

Office: Jean Jackson Entomology Building

Research profile: ORCID


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