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Title: Smart and Green – on the spot of Visegrad cities
ID: 21820246
Type:  Visegrad Fund
Duration: 2018 – 2019
Contact person: Ing. Mária Bihuňová, PhD.

Description

The aim of this project is to give a chance to decision makers, city administration representatives to visit /learn about smart and green innovations in V4 countries. The uniqueness of this project is to bring together implementers themselves with the public sector and enable direct discussion. This is important as good examples cannot be copied in the same way from city to city, but have to take local conditions in account. It is a key point in changing behaviours to see the innovations themselves, thus our project would enable a long-term impact in raising awareness on environmental protection, climate change and sustainable development.

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Title: Political and Economic Aspects of Biodiversity Conservation in V4 countries
ID: 61500102
Type:  Visegrad Fund
Duration: 2015 – 2019
Contact person: Ing. Mária Bihuňová, PhD.

Description

The course will provided KKNU students with understanding of the policy processes connected with biodiversity conservation in V4: 1. Protected areas governance 2. Natura 2000 introduction and management 3. Ecological corridors linking protected areas 4. Wildlife conservation. Each module includes sessions on theory, and analysis of V4 case studies, discussions of how similar problems are addressed in UA, and how V4 experience is relevant. Following the discussions, the students will have to write an essay.

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Title: Nature Based Solutions for Smart Cities - NEXT
Type:  Visegrad Fund
Duration: 2015 – 2019
Contact person: Ing. Mária Bihuňová, PhD.

Description

NEXT will reach key stakeholder groups involved in urban planning and management in EaP (in particular, Belarus – BY) by holding a research-intensive Summer School in Mahilioŭ, BY evaluating and discussing knowledge and lessons learned from the development of NBS for SC in the V4 and beyond, and, with a help of leading experts in the field, providing a solid base of knowledge in this field to representatives of academic, policy and praxis communities. The School will be preceded by a praxis-research workshop reviewing the V4 experience, underlining innovation and best practices, and discussing their replicability in BY and elsewhere in the EaP to contribute to good governance over sustainable livelihoods in urban and peri-urban areas through policy, business and technology innovation.

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Title: Landscape Management - Sustainable Land Use Perspectives in the Central European Region
ID: CIII-CZ-0311-11-1819
Type:  CEEPUS
Duration: 2007 - 2019
Contact person: Ing. Mária Bihuňová, PhD.

Description

The interdisciplinary approach in landscape management led to our intention: to establish an active network by such partners who can represent and who has great knowledge in landscape architecture, spatial planning, horticulture, environmental science (mainly in soil, water and air systems). Therefore our main topics on which our network is built are the following: -Landscape architecture -Environmental protection - Landscape and spatial planning. Network partners will help and assist in activities (e.g. ECTS development) by providing their experiences. Our goal is (beside supporting student and teacher mobility) to reach also the young and experienced scientists, to organise professional excursions, international workshops and Summer Schools.

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Title: Green Region Podzoborie
ID : BETHLEN GÁBOR ALAP ZZ 086010
Duration: 2016 - 2021
Contact person: Ing. Attila Tóth, PhD.

Description

"Green Region Podzoborie" is not only the name of the project, but also its strategical aim. The main objective is to accelerate a greener and sustainable development of the Podzoborie Microregion. A key tool for achieving this target is the implementation of the green infrastructure concept. Dr. Attila Tóth, Project Coordinator for Research and Development

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Title: LE:NOTRE e-lecture series on Landscape Democracy and on Urban Agriculture
Type:  LE:NOTRE Institute
Duration: 2015 - 2019
Contact person: Ing. Attila Tóth, PhD.

Description

International Educational Project of the LE:NOTRE Institute "LE:NO eLecture Series on European Rural Landscapes", co-ordinated by Attila Toth

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Title: Science and Management of Intermittent Rivers and Ephemeral Streams (SMIRES)
ID: COST Action CA15113
Type:  COST Action
Duration: 2016 - 2020
Contact person: Ing. Tatiana Kaletová, PhD.

Description: SMIRES aims to develop a multidisciplinary network of scientists and stakeholders experts on IRES from 27 countries to consolidate and expand the current understanding of IRES and translate it into science-based, sustainable management of IRES resources and biodiversity. Chair of the Action: Dr. Thibault Datry, National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture, France

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Title: REthinking Sustainability TOwards a Regenerative Economy
Type:  COST Action
Duration: 2016 - 2019
Contact person: doc.Ing. Lenka Lackoová, PhD.

Description: Sustainability processes, methods and tools for restorative design are critical to a future that is socially just, ecologically restorative, culturally rich and economically viable within the climate change context. The RESTORE Action will affect a paradigm shift towards restorative sustainability for new and existing buildings, promoting forward thinking and multidisciplinary knowledge, leading to solutions that celebrate the richness of design creativity while enhancing health and wellbeing inside and outside buildings, in harmony with urban ecosystems, reconnecting users to nature.

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Title: Payments for Ecosystem Services (Forests for Water)
ID: CA15206
Type:  COST Action
Duration: 2016 - 2020
Contact person: Ing. Attila Tóth, PhD.

Description: Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) are flexible, incentive-based mechanisms that could play an important role in promoting land use change to deliver water quality targets. The PESFOR-W COST Action will consolidate learning from existing trees for water PES schemes in Europe and help standardize approaches to evaluating the environmental effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of tree based measures. It will also create a European network through which PES schemes can be facilitated, extended and improved, for example by incorporating other ecosystem services linking with aims of the wider forests-carbon policy nexus

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Title: Implementing nature based solutions for creating a resourceful circular city
ID: COST ACTION CA16208
Type:  COST Action
Duration: 2017 - 2021
Contact person: prof. Ing. Viera Paganová, PhD.

Description: Vegetation is a central component of riparian landscapes, and provides multiple ecosystem services. In recent decades such importance stimulated a steadily growing number of investigations focussing on riparian vegetation. However scientific investigations in this field are proceeding as isolated initiatives that translate to common practices at a very slow rate and with limited input from the practitioners.This action aims to establish a baseline in the state of knowledge regarding riparian vegetation, coordinate research efforts, contribute to knowledge conversion from science to practitioners and to COST Inclusiveness Target Countries and to promote practitioners research interests in the scientific community.

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Title: European network to advance carotenoid research and applications in agro-food and health (EUROCAROTEN)
ID: COST Action CA15136
Type:  COST Action
Duration: 2015 - 2019
Contact person: prof. Ing. Magdaléna Valšíková – Frey, PhD.

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Title: Innovation in Intelligent Management of Heritage Buildings (i2MHB)
ID: COST  TD 1406
Type:  COST Action
Duration: 2015 - 2019
Contact person: Ing. Marcel Kliment, PhD.

Description:
The objective of this Action is to create a pan-European open network, to promote synergies between Heritage Science's specialists, industrial stakeholders and research/education players, to achieve a unified common understanding and operation in the Heritage Buildings domain, integrating multidisciplinary expertise, technology and know-how through a novel and independent global framework.

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Title:  Inter University Sustainable Development Research Programme
Type: International Research Cooperation
Duration: 2015 - 2020
Contact  person: doc. Ing. Ľuboš Jurík, PhD.

Description: The Inter-University Sustainable Development Research Programme will consolidate and further develop the available know-how and profile on sustainable development among its member universities across the world, A working programme (2015-2020) for the Inter-University SD Research Programme has been prepared. It will be coordinated by Manchester Metropolitan University (UK), but each member university is autonomous in respect of their individual activities, funding and operations.Operationally, the Inter-University Sustainable Development Research Programme will develop projects which may be submitted for funding to national and international agencies and funding bodies. It will also provide a key support between the member universities, in a way never seen before.

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