Scientific Advisory Board
The Scientific Advisory Board of the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology evaluates the directors and research group leaders regarding their research program and resource allocation to ensure that they pursue only high level state of the art research. The members of the Scientific Advisory Board are recruited from internationally leading research institutions and universities and are selected by the President of the Max Planck Society on the basis of suggestions from the institute. They are appointed for a maximum period of six years, and new appointments replace part of the members every three years.
The next meeting of the council will take place from February 06 to 08, 2017.
The members of the board are
Prof. Dr. Staffan Bensch, Lund University, Schweden
Prof. Dr. Michael Jennions, The Austrialian National University, Australien
Dr. Akiko Kato, Centre d'Etudes Biologiques de Chize, Frankreich
Prof. Dr. Ellen Ketterson, Indiana University, USA
Dr. Andrea Manica, University of Cambridge, UK
Prof. Dr. Pat Monaghan, University of Glasgow, UK
Prof. Dr. Julia Parrish, University of Washington, USA
Prof. Dr. Michael J. Ryan, University of Texas, USA
Prof. Dr. Martin J. Wild, University of Auckland, Neuseeland