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Univ.-Prof. i.R. Dr.phil. Axel Schopf

Institute of Forest Entomology, Forest Pathology and Forest Protection
Peter-Jordan-Straße 82, 1190 Wien
axel.schopf(at)boku.ac.at
Tel: +43 1 47654-91618

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ORCID: 0000-0001-7305-8930

Curr. Vitae

2002 - Professor at the Institute of Forest Entomology, Forest Pathology and Forest Protection, Universität für Bodenkultur Wien
1996 - 2002 Associated Professor (Ao Univ. Prof.) at the IFFF of BOKU
1996 - Habilitation at Universität für Bodenkultur Wien
1984 - 1996 Assistant Professor (Universitätsassistent) at the Institute of Forest Entomology and Forest Protection, Universität für Bodenkultur Wien
1982 - 1984 Research Assistant at the Institute of Forest Entomology and Forest Protection, Universität für Bodenkultur Wien
1979 - 1982 Postdoc at the Institute of Forest Zoology, University of Göttingen, Germany; research grant of the German Science Foundation (DFG)
1979 - PhD at the Institute of Zoology, University of Vienna

Statistik Austria, science classification

animal ecology; forest entomology; forest protection; animal physiology;

Expertise

parasitology; entomology; animal physiology; endocrinology; ecology;

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2010 -2014 Council of the European Congress of Entomology
advisory board member
2008 - Swiss entomological Society (SES)
member
2002 - Wilderness Area Administration
advisory board member
1996 - Austrian Society of Entomology
'real' member
1987 - Austrian Society for Forest Ecosystem Research and experimental Tree Studies ÖGWEB
member of the managing board
1987 - German Society for General and Applied Entomology
'real' member
1982 - Austrian Zoological-Botanical Society
member

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2003 - Journal of Applied Entomology:
Advisory Board Member

Reviewer for scientific journals

2012 - Bulletin of Insectology
2011 - European Journal of Forest Research
2011 - Ecological Entomology
2010 - Biocontrol
2010 - Insect Science
2009 - Biocontrol Science and Technology
2009 - Allgemeine Forst und Jagdzeitung
2008 - Arthropod Structure & Development
2008 - Phytoparasitica
2007 - Journal of Insect Physiology
2007 - European Journal of Entomology
2007 - Turkish Journal of Zoology
2006 - Pest Management Science
2006 - NEOTROPICAL ENTOMOLOGY
2005 - Forest Ecology and Management
2005 - Waldökologie online
2005 - Canadian Journal of Forest Research
2003 - Mitteilungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für allgemeine und angewandte Entomologie
1996 - Journal of Applied Entomology

Expert for external appointment/habilitation procedures

2012 Externe Habilitation: Gutachter: ETH Zürich
2012 Externe Berufung: Gutachter: Czech University of Life Sciences Prague
2003 Externe Berufung: Mitglied: Fachhochschule Eberswalde
2003 Externe Habilitation: Mitglied: Univ. Göttingen

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2009 - Estonian Science Foundation - Estonia
2006 - Czech Science Foundation (GACR) - Czech Republic
2006 - TWAS, The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World - Italy
2004 -2005 Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, Deutschland; UFZ Umweltforschungszentrum Leipzig-Halle - Germany
2004 - Italian Committee for Research Evaluation (CIVR) - Italy
2003 - Italienisches Ministerium für Erziehung, Universität und Forschung (MIUR) - Italy
1997 - Schweizer Nationalfonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung - Switzerland

Reviewer/Expert organization

2015 Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CULS)
CIGA project’s evaluation
2006 Univ. Padova; Dipartimento di Agronomia ambientale e produzioni vegetali
2006 Univ. Padova; Dipartimento di Agronomia ambientale e produzioni vegetali
2005 Technischen Fachhochschule, Abteilung Forstwirtschaft, in Drama
1999 Technischen Fachhochschule, Abteilung Forstwirtschaft, in Drama

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2010 European Congress of Entomology
Member of the Organisation Committee
2009 Entomologentagung Göttingen, Sektion Forstentomologie
Chair (Session)
2008 Mountain Forests in a Changing World
Member of the Organisation Committee
2003 Global change and pine processionary moth: a new challenge for integrated pest management
Organiser
1997 Follow-up Resolution H4 of the Helsinki Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
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