Bodies and Committees

Scientific Advisory Board

The Scientific Advisory Board is an independent committee appointed by the Verwaltungsrat. It consists of internationally renowned independent scientists from Germany and abroad. The Scientific Advisory Board advises the Board of Directors and the Verwaltungsrat of SGN in all tasks, strategic planning and decisions concerning research and the museums of SGN. Furthermore, it evaluates the research program presented by Senckenberg as well as its success and makes its own suggestions for the further development of SGN. Advisory Board members are elected for a period of four years and can be re-elected once.

Members of the Scientific Advisory Board are

(as of June, 2019)

  • Prof. Dr. Simone Sommer, Ulm (Chair)
  • Prof. Dr. Bodil Bluhm, Tromsø (NO)
  • Prof. Dr. Patricia Burkhardt-Holm, Basel (CH)
  • Prof. Dr. Martin Claussen, Hamburg
  • Prof. Dr. Stephanie Kramer-Schadt, Berlin
  • Prof. Dr. Christine Römermann, Jena
  • Prof. Dr. Jörn Thiede, Kiel
  • Prof. Dr. Miguel Vences, Braunschweig
  • Prof. Dr. Alfried P. Vogler, London (GB)