Honorary Posts

  • till 1998: webmaster of the Societas Internationalis Odonatologica S.I.O.; editorial board of the journals ODONATOLOGICA and NOTULAE ODONATOLOGICAE, and co-editor of the international S.I.O. newsletter SELYSIA.
  • 1999-2000: co-editor of the international palaeoentomological newsletter MEGANEURA (edited by X. Martínez-Delclòs / Barcelona and G. Bechly / Stuttgart).
  • 2002-2016: ombudsman of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) for safeguarding good scientific practice at the Natural History Museum in Stuttgart (according §8 of the DFG guidelines).
  • 2003-2016: editorial board of the journal PALAEODIVERSITY (formerly Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde Serie B).
  • since 2006: editorial board of the journal ARCHAEOPTERYX.
  • 2011-2016: handling editor for amber and palaeoentomology of the journal PALAEODIVERSITY.
  • since 2018: editorial board of the ID journal BIO-Complexity.