Committee Memberships – University of Copenhagen

Membership of External Boards, Committees and Societies

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Appointed member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 1994-present
Appointed member of the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences, 1993-present
Appointed member of the Danish Academy of Natural Sciences, 1993-present


Recent Positions of Trust at the University of Copenhagen (2009-2010)

  • Appointed by the Deans of the Science, Life Science and Pharma Faculties of the University of Copenhagen as Member of a Research Committee to recommend how the University fusions in the Copenhagen area should be optimized across and within different disciplines. This work resulted in the influential report P. Krogsgaard-Larsen, B.L. Møller, E. H. Larsen, B. Vestergaard, C. Lunde and P. Stæhr: Synergies within the natural sciences at the University of Copenhagen - an interfaculty evaluation of barriers and opportunities to improve the quality of infrastructure, research and education.  ISBN 978-87-90655-79-2 (2009) 43 pp 
  • Appointed by the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Copenhagen as Member of a Task Force to restructure collaboration between industrial partners and governmental institutions and the University of Copenhagen. This resulted in the report S.P. Olesen, H.Harmsen and B.L.Møller: The Recommendations of the Task Force regarding collaboration between Private Industries and the University of Copenhagen” (2009-2010), 57 pp.

Evaluation Panels and Positions of Trust

  • 1999: Member of an international panel to evaluate agricultural research in Sweden
  • 1993: Appointed by the Danish Minister of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries as member of the supreme committee to establish a “National Strategy for the Agricultural Sciences in Denmark”
  • 1992-1998: Appointed by the Minister of Research as Member of the Danish Research Council for Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences


Memberships to Recruitment Panels/Editorial Boards/Journal Referee

Member of numerous panels responsible for recruitment of Research Directors and Full Professors in Denmark and abroad.

Member of the Editorial Board of Phytochemistry; Reviewer for Science, PNAS, Plant Cell, Plant Journal, Plant Physiology, Phytochemistry and others.