Curriculum Vitae

Name: Steffen Roth

Date and place of birth: 10 May 1964, Erfurt

Current residence: Bønes (Bergen), Norway

Social status: family

Academic Posts

1991 - 1992 Undergraduate Research at Trinity College Dublin (Ireland): Multivariate analysis of Benthic communities in Estuaries

1991 - 1992 Undergraduate Research at Natural History Museum of Dublin: Distribution of Irish Nabidae

1992 Diploma (M.Sc.) at the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena: Multivariate analysis of Heteropteran communities in grasslands

1999 PhD (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena): Spatial and temporal habitat utilisation by nabid bugs (Nabidae, Heteroptera, Insecta) in grasslands

2000 Postdoctoral research at the University of Amsterdam: Mating, foraging behaviour and hibernation in nabid bugs (Heteroptera, Nabidae). Response of generalist predators to odours of plant and prey

2001 CABI Bioscience (Ascot/England); Grant of the British Ecological Society: Insect communities and climate change.

2002-2006 Postdoctoral research at Saxonian Academy of Science, Research Group Jena: Neuropeptides in insects

2008 Postdoctoral Research at Environmental and Ecological Research Group (Dep. of Biology), University of Bergen (Norway): The invasive slug species Arion lusitanicus in Norway

since 2009 Collection Manager at the Entomological Division, The Natural Collections, Bergen Museum, University of Bergen (Norway)