Prof. Dr. Axel Hochkirch

apl. Professor für Naturschutzbiologie / Laborleiter

Universität Trier
Trier Centre for Biodiversity Conservation

Fachbereich VI, Raum und Umweltwissenschaften
Campus I, Gebäude N
Universitätsring 15
54296 Trier

Raum: N216

E-mail: hochkirchuni-trierde
Tel: +49 (0)651-201-4692
Fax: +49 (0)651-201-3851

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Themenliste für Abschlussarbeiten (Stand Dezember 2019)

News Feed

13 February 2020: Interview on the locust outbreak with the Hessischer Rundfunk

12 February 2020: Interview on the locust outbreak with Deutschlandfunk Kultur

10 February 2020: Two publicationso n insect conservation: Scientist Warning and Solutions on insect extinctions published in Biological Conservation

05 February 2020: Interview on the locust outbreak with the Tagesanzeiger

23 January 2020: Interview on the locust outbreak in East Africa with Deutschlandfunk

23 January 2020: Interview on the roadmap for insect conservation with SWR

08 January 2020: Press release to our "Roadmap for insect conservation"

06 January 2020: Our roadmap for insect conservation and recovery has been published in Nature Ecology & Evolution

15-16 December 2019: Advisory board meeting Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund

14 December 2019: Our new paper on the optimization of a monitoring strategy for elusive species has been published in Conservation Biology

26-28 November 2019: Expert group meeting on European Pollinator Monitoring in European Commission DG Environment

21-22 October 2019: Expert panel meeting on Biodiversity & Agriculture, European Court of Auditors

06-10 October 2019: IUCN SSC Leaders meeting, Abu Dhabi

05 October 2019: IUCN SSC Invertebrate Conservation Committee Meeting, Abu Dhabi

03-04 October 2019: IUCN SSC Steering Committee Meeting, Abu Dhabi

27 September 2019: Congress on the Red List Status of Europe's understudied species, Brussels (Belgium)

18-20 September 2019: Meeting of the European Carabidologists in Fiera de Primiero, Italy 

07 September 2019: Annual meeting of the Orthopterologists in North Rhine-Westfalia

13 August 2019: Our publication "Conservation genetics: linking science with practice" is published

21 July 2019: Our new field guide to the Orthoptera of Central Europe (Kosmos Heuschreckenführer) is published.

19 July 2019: Our publication on the effects of prescribed burning on grasshoppers in India is published

02 July 2019: Seminar on "the global conservation status of insects" at the Center of Natural History (CENAK), Hamburg

19 June 2019: Lecture on species conservation in the lecture series "Future of our Planet" (in German)

14-15 May 2019: Kick-off meeting of the European Expert group on Pollinator Monitoring, Brussels

09 May 2019: Panel discussion on long-term research projects in Campus Dialog Forschung

07 May 2019: PhD defence Melanie Bilz, TU Berlin

06 May 2019: PhD defence Josef Tumbrinck, University of Münster

24 April 2019: Our new paper on species conservation profiels of cave-dwelling arthropodes from Azores is published

15-17 April 2019: Advisory Board Meeting, Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund, Abu Dhabi

04-06 April 2019: Workshop on Key Biodiversity Areas in Rhodes, Greece

02-03 April 2019: Congress on Genetic Methods in Nature Conservation, Bonn

24-28 March 2019: International Congress on Orthopterology in Agadir, Morocco

18 February 2019: Regional Young Scientist Contest in Bitburg (Jugend Forscht)

16 February 2019: Introductory talk at the NABU conference on insect declines in Münster

13 February 2019: Interview in The Guardian on the insect crisis

12-14 February 2019: Meeting of the IUCN Red List Technical Working Group in Cambridge, UK

28 January 2019: New Presidenct-Elect of the Orthopterists' Society

15 January 2019: New publication on the use of online recording schemes for Orthoptera mapping (in German)

27 November 2018: Interview with BBC on the sixth mass extinction

24 November 2018: Entomological Congress in Düsseldürf (Westdeutscher Entomologentag)

07 November 2018: Conference on Insect Conservation in Bonn

30 October 2018: Meeting in the German Ministry for the Environment to discuss the idea of an Insect Conservation Centre

26 October 2018: Meeting in the European Commission to discuss the idea of an Insect Conservation Centre 

23 October 2018: Our paper on the conservation status of endemic invertebrates from St. Helena is online