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CV Helge Bruelheide

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  • Birth date and place: 12/01/1962, Bielefeld
  • Married, 3 children
  • Education    
    • 1981 Abitur Hans-Ehrenberg Gymnasium in Bielefeld-Sennestadt
    • 1981 - 1985 Biology and Geography at the University of Münster
    • 1986 - 1989 Diplom-Biologie, Georg August-Universität Göttingen.
    • 1989 Diploma thesis in vegetation science "The vegetation of limestone grasslands at the eastern and western foothills of the Meissner Mountains", with distinction
    • 1989 Award for Special Student Achievements by the Ministry of Science and Art of Lower Saxony
    • 06/02/1995 Dissertation University of Göttingen. Thesis: "Vegetation and site conditions of grassland communities of the Harz Mountains. With a contribution to the classification principles of using statistically derived species groups." Summa cum laude.
  • Civil Service    
    • 1982-1984 Nursing ward at the geriatric home Klarastift in Münster
  • Scientific Activities    
    • 1986 - 1990 Scientific assistant in various courses and research projects
    • 1990 - 1995 Research assistant of the Department of Vegetation Science (Assistant to Prof. Dr. Dierschke). Organization of laboratory and field courses and excursions. Supervisor of diploma theses in vegetation science.
    • 1995 - 2000 Research assistant (Hochschulassistent, C1) in the Department of Ecology and Ecosystem Research (Department Head: Prof. Dr. M. Runge). Supervisor of 25 diploma and 3 dissertation theses focussing on the influence of climatic and edaphic site conditions on the distribution of plant species.
    • 19/04/2001 Habilitation (venia legendi for botany). Subject of the habilitation thesis: "Experimental investigations for determining the climatic causes of plant geographical range boundaries"
    • 2001 - 2003 Assistant Professor (Oberassistent C2) in the Department of Ecology and Ecosystem Research
    • 01/04 - 31/12/2003 Temporary teaching position at the Institute of Geobotany and Botanical Garden Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
    • since 01/01/2004, Professor for Geobotany (C4)
    • since 2012 Co-director of iDiv (German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research, DFG Research Centre 118)
  • Expertise activities in Nature Conservation    
    • 1989 Foundation of the consulting agency "oekon"
    • 1989 - 1996 Expertise work on planning, managing and monitoring nature reserves
    • 1996 Foundation of "Coenos Landschaftsplanung GmbH", with Thomas Flintrop and Carola Seifert
    • since 1996 Participation in various projects of Coenos
  • Editorial activities    
    • 2001-2010 Associate Editor of "Journal of Vegetation Science"
    • since 2005 Member of the Editorial Board of "Tuexenia"
    • 2005-2010 Member of the Editorial Board of "Flora"
    • since 2007 Member of the Editorial Board of "Hercynia"
    • since 2007 Associate Editor of “Journal of Plant Ecology“
    • since 2010 Member of the Editorial Board des “Journal of Arid Land”
  • Memberships and Committees    
    • since 1989 Floristisch-Soziologische AG e.V. (Flor.-Soz.)
    • since 1992 International Association of Vegetation Science (IAVS)
    • since 1995 European Vegetation Survey (EVS)
    • since 1997 Ecological Society of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein (GfÖ)
    • since 2007 German Botanical Society
    • since 2008 Ecological Society of America (ESA) und Botanical Society of America (BSA)
    • since 2004 Appointed member of the scientific Advisory Council of the Harz National Park
    • since 2007 Elected member of the Advisory Council of the “International Association of Vegetation Science” (IAVS)
    • since 2008 Elected representative for the DFG Review Panel 202 „Plant Sciences“ in the discipline „Plant ecology and ecosystem research“
    • since 2013 Member of the Board of sDiv, the Synthesis Centre at iDiv.