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Prof. Dr. Bettina Reichenbacher

Education

  • October 1981 – July 1988 Student of Geology and Palaeontology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main, diploma in Geology-Palaeontology
  • 1968 – 1980 School and high school, Mainz and Wiesbaden, ‘Abitur’

Academic career

  • October 1988 – March 1992 PhD student (DFG-funded), Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main
  • June 1992 PhD thesis, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main
  • October 1993 – March 2000 assistant professor (C1/C2), Universität Karlsruhe (TH)
  • June 1998 'Habilitation' in Geology-Palaeontology, Universität Karlsruhe (TH)
  • Since April 2000 Professor (C3) for terrestrial palaeo-ecosystems, LMU Munich

Selected international activities

  • 2008–2010: Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board, Center for Geosciences, Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • 2007–2010: Vice-President of the International Palaeontological Association (IPA)
  • 2004–2008: Co-Leader of the Science Implementation Team (Earth and Life) for the International Year of Planet Earth of the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS)

Selected national activities

  • 2015 – 2017 Member of the Selection Committee for the Allocation of Humboldt Research Fellowships
  • 2004–2006: President of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft (Palaeontological Society)
  • 2001–2004: Chair of the German National Committee, International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS)
  • 1999–current: Elected member, German Subcommission Paleogene & Neogene Stratigraphy