Bernt-Erik Sæther

Professor Department of Biology

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Høgskoleringen 5, Realfagbygget * E3-174

Background and activities

Bern-Erik Sæther is the Director of the Centre for Biodiversity Dynamics (CBD). CBD is a Norwegian Centre of excellence (SFF). He belongs to the Ecology research group at the Department of Biology at NTNU

Research area

Integration of ecological and evolutionary processes, community and population dynamics. Bernt-Erik has led several major field projects, including the house sparrow and elk.

Background

  • Director of the Centre for Biodiversity Dynamics (CBD)  [ 2013 -
  • Professor in population ecology at the Department of Biology [ 1996 -
  • Professor II (20 %) at NTNU [ 1990-1996 ]
  • Senior scientific advisor (20 %) at Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA) [ 1996 ]
  • Senior researcher, Division, Directorate for Nature Management [ 1990-1996 ]
  • Division, Directorate for Nature Management. Researcher [ 1989 ]
  • Researcher at Game Research [ 1984-1989 ]
  • Research assistant at Game Research [ 1980-1984 ]

Honors

  • Research Council of Norway’s Award for Outstanding Research (the Møbius Prize) together with Professor Steinar Engen  (2013)
  • Centre of Excellence Grant (SFF-III)  by the Research Council of Norway to the Centre for Biodiversity Dynamics (CBD) (2012)
  • Advanced Research Grant from the European Research Council (2011-2016)
  • Elected member of the The Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry (2010)
  • Elected as member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters (2009)
  • Elected as member of the Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters (2002)

Professional Memberships

  • Member and chairman for the Swedish Research Committee in Wildlife Research
  • Member of the Steering Board for Environmental Research, MISTRA
  • Member of the Steering Board of the Division for Energy, Resources and the Environment in the Research Council of Norway
  • Member of the steering board for the research program in climate research in Norway (NORKLIMA) (2002-2007)
  • Member of the Swedish Committee for Environmental Research (2000-2005)
  • Member of the Steering Board for Environment and Development in the Research Council of Norway (1999-2003)

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications