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 last meeting of the council took place from February 06 to 08, 2018, the next evalutation is planned for September 15-17, 2021.
The members of the board are
Prof. Dr. Michael Jennions, The Austrialian National University, Australia
Prof. Dr. Walter D. Koenig, Cornell University, USA
Prof. Dr. Adriana Maggi, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Prof. Dr. Pat Monaghan, University of Glasgow, UK
Prof. Dr. Michael J. Ryan, University of Texas, USA