Popular articles

Gilbert, JDJ. 2016. Why protective parenting is key for the survival of tropical insectsThe Conversation (theconversation.com), 2nd November.

Gilbert, JDJ. 2016. Reality bites: the mutant giant-penised fleas invading the tabloids. The Conversation (theconversation.com), 4th October.

Gilbert, JDJ. 2015. This Father’s Day, be grateful your dad is a human. The Conversation (theconversation.com), 20th June.

Gilbert JDJ. 2015. Secrets of the orchid mantis revealed – it doesn’t mimic an orchid after allThe Conversation (theconversation.com), 27th January.

Gilbert JDJ. 2014. From monogamous termites to male-eating spiders, an insect ecologist explains. The Conversation (theconversation.com), 4th June.

Gilbert JDJ. 2014. Science AMA Series: Hi! I’m James Gilbert, a post-doctoral fellow studying insect evolution and behaviour at the University of Sussex. Ask me anything about weird insect reproductive behaviour. Reddit (reddit.com), 3rd June.

Gilbert JDJ. 2014. Handcuffs, traps and spikes shed light on the sex lives of insects. The Conversation (theconversation.com), 27th May. Among The Conversation’s “most read” articles that week with >25,000 views. Republished on slate.com, arstechnica.com and Canada’s CBC Radio “Quirks and Quarks” program, on which I was interviewed.

Gilbert JDJ. 2014. Invertebrates inject a bit of romance during sex – by stabbing each other. The Conversation (theconversation.com), 11th March. Republished on slate.com and arstechnica.com.

Gilbert JDJ. 2014. Even among ants, size matters more than shape. The Conversation (theconversation.com), 13th Jan.

Gilbert JDJ. 2013. I bet it’s biased: one easy step to squash expert opinions. The Conversation (theconversation.com), 17th June.