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Curriculum Vitae



Margret Boysen
Date and Place of Birth
1967 Rendsburg, Germany

University Education
May 88 – Sept 95 Study of Geology and Paleontology, Freie Universität Berlin
Scholarship from Evangelisches Studienwerk Villigst
Further Qualifications
Sep 94/Oct 94 International COMETT-Course on micropaleontology, Basel, Switzerland
Mar 96 – Mar 97 One-year full-time training in special interest journalism, Berlin, Germany
Work Experience
1989 - 1997 Voluntary work for the ornithological stations Radolfzell and Hiddensee, Germany
Nov 86 – June 87 German teacher at the Ecole paralléle, Paris, France
June 87– Aug 87 Voluntary work at the Cercle de Recherches pédagogiques, St. Brès, France
Mar 89 – Mar 95 Research assistance at the Department of Geology, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Feb 91/Aug  91 Traineeship Biologische Anstalt Helgoland, Germany: life-cycles of phytoplankton
Dec 96 – Feb 97

Traineeship Gustav Fischer Publishing House Jena, Germany
Apr 97 – June 97
Traineeship PR office of the Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Regional Development of Brandenburg, Germany

Professional Experience
July 97 – May 99 Freelance Work as a scientific journalist
July 98 – May 99

Employment in the Public Relations Office of Wilhelm-Foerster-Sternwarte Berlin (astronomical observatory)

Nov 02 – Oct 03

Visiting Fellow at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, England
June 99 – now

Public Relations Manager/Artistic Director at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
Leisure Interests
Poetry, nature & science

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