Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic
Department of Applied and Landscape Ecology
Prof. Milada Šťastná, Ph.D.
Mendelova univerzita v Brně (Mendel University in Brno) is a public higher education institution with a long tradition and an important educational, scientific and research potential financed by Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports in the Czech Republic. It was established in 1919. There are 1200 academic and scientific workers and 9500 students at the University. MENDELU consists of five faculties and its aim is to interconnect educational activities with new scientific knowledge and practice, to ensure the effectiveness of the research outputs and development activities through publication activity, technology transfer and to increase the interconnectedness of research activities with the needs of the practice. At the end of 2012, the University received the prestigious certificates ETCS Label and Diploma Supplement Label from the European Commission, which serves as a confirmation that its study programmes and the examination system are in accordance with the principles of the Bologna Declaration and the other prestigious certificates HP AWARD was obtained in 2018. The research team is formed by Department of Applied and Landscape Ecology members (http://www.uake.cz/) which belongs to Faculty of AgriSciences and has many experiences in research fields such as landscape heritage, cultural tourism issues and sustainability, applied landscape ecology.
Prof. Milada Šťastná, Ph.D. (F) Project coordinator, Head of the Department of Applied and Landscape Ecology; academic / lecturer
Education: graduated in Phytotechnics, Landscape and Applied Ecology at MZLU in Brno
Expertise: applied landscape ecology (cultural tourism, landscape as cultural heritage, environmental protection, rural and urban landscape, environmental ethics, sustainable development)
Assoc. prof. Antonín Vaishar, Ph.D. (M) academic / lecturer (UAKE)
Education: graduated in economic and regional geography at Komenský University in Bratislava
Expertise: rural geography, cultural tourism
Veronika Stodolová, MSc. (F) lecturer (UAKE)
Education: graduated in natural sciences at University of Hradec Králové
Expertise: landuse, small towns, environmental ethics
Michaela Tichá (F) (technician)
Dr. Alexander Chvorostov (M) Consultant on project management and administrative issues
Jan Zloch, MSc., (M) Project Assistant
Kristýna Tuzová, MSc. (F) PhD. student
Jiří Brychta, MSc. (M) PhD. student
Participation in European/FP and other related projects
EU project No. EVK2-2002-00540 (FP5); ATLAS (FP6); DERREG (FP7); INTERREG; EU project ICID/ERWG/EWTSIM; ReSOURCE (FP7); CENTRAL EUROPE, Priority 4.2: “Traditional and Wild”, CROSS-BORDERS (Visegrad fund), (H2020) PLAID. ID: 727388 (subcontract), (EBRD) South Kazakhstan – feasibility study, (H2020) Super – G. ID: 774124.
Main tasks and interest in this project
Project co-ordination and associated actions (WP5)
In charge for the Czech case study
Participation in development of the new interpretative tool (WP3) and contributing to WP1 and WP2
Contributions to dissemination (WP4)
Hosting of minimum two workshops
Case Study 1: Southern Moravia (Czech Republic). This area includes the development of de-industrialised zone around the historic coal mining and present oil and natural gas mining, but also gastronomy, viticulture, folklore and distinctive landscape.