The Society of Biology hosted a 24 hour 'Lecturethon' by Professor Adam Hart, celebrating the wonders of ants and bees from 18:00 on Sunday 13th October to 18:00 on Monday 14th October.
Adam is a professor of science communication at the University of Gloucestershire and is currently active in a number of different research areas, including ant communication and the links between colony organisation and disease. He is also actively involved in a number of media projects, including the BBC4 Planet Ant documentary and regular radio appearances.
Schools Skyped in from across Asia and the UK to watch Adam give lectures about the structure of the hive, how ants forage and solve problems, and pollination and feeding.
Check out all the photos from the lecturethon including leaf cutter ants and honeybees on Storify.
Still want to 'bee' involved? Go and watch our videos about beekeeping and the results of the Flying Ant Survey on our ustream channel.