Hubert Markl#


Hubert Markl
Sadly, this member passed away.
Email:hubert.markl 'at' uni-konstanz.de
Membership Number:57
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:ORGANISMIC & EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Username:hmarkl
Homepage:http://www.uni-konstanz.de/FuF/Bio/forsch/zoology/markl



Hubert Markl passed away January 8, 2015.

Positions Held
  • 2003 Professor of Biology, University of Konstanz, retired
  • 1996 - 2002 President of the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft (on leave from the University of Konstanz)
  • 1993 - 1995 President of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences
  • 1993 - 1994 President of the Gesellschaft Deutscher Naturforscher und Ärzte
  • 1986 - 1991 President of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (on leave from University of Konstanz) and Vice President of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
  • 1977 - 1983 Vice President of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
  • 1974 Full Professor of Biology, University of Konstanz
  • 1968 - 1974 Full Professor of Zoology and Director of the Zoological Institute at the TH (Technical University) of Darmstadt, Germany
  • 1967 - 1968 Universitätsdozent (= Associate Professor), Zool. Institute, University of Frankfurt
  • 1965 - 1966 Research Associate, Biological Laboratories Harvard University, Cambridge Mass. and Rockefeller University, New York
  • 1963 - 1967 Scientific Assistant at the Zoological Institute of the University of Frankfurt a. M.
  • 1962 - 1963 Scientific Assistant at the Zoological Institute of the University of Munich

Fields of Scholarship
  • Sensory physiology and social behavior in animals
  • Nature conservation and environmental protection
  • Promotion of scientific research
  • Public understanding of science

Honours and Awards
  • Honorary Degrees:
    • 1992 Dr. rer. nat. h.c. University of Saarland
    • 1997 Dr. rer. nat. h.c. University of Dublin
    • 1999 Dr. rer. nat. h.c. University of Potsdam
    • 2000 Dr. H.L. h.c., Jewish Theological Seminary, New York
    • 2001 Dr. Phil. h.c., Tel Aviv University
    • 2001 Dr. Phil. h.c., Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    • 2002 Dr. Phil. h. c. Weizmann Institute of Sciences, Rehovot, Israel
  • Awards:
    • 1984 Lorenz Oken Medal from the Society of German Natural Scientists and Doctors
    • 1985 Karl Vossler Prize
    • 1989 Arthur Burkhardt Prize
    • 1991 Karl Winnacker Prize
    • 1992 Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
    • 1995 Ernst Robert Curtius Prize
  • 1988 Member of the Academia Europaea
  • 2002 Foreign member of the Royal Society
  • 2004 Eduard Rhein Ring of Honor
  • 2013 Honorary member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences.


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