EMILIA RADU                                                                                                                            Back

Junior researcher, PhD Student

 

 

Ecology, Taxonomy and Nature Conservation Centre

Institute of Biology - Bucharest

Romanian Academy

296 Splaiul Independentei, 060031 Bucharest, POBox 56-53, ROMANIA

Phone + 4 021 2219202, Fax + 4 021 2219071

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Research interests                                                                                                          Up

(i) main field

-ecology; the structural the structural and functional analyze of the weed bed fauna invertebrate organisms from the aquatic ecosystems;

 

(ii) other fields

-draw in ecological education projects, that develop ecological education to various age groups at different socio-population levels;

-interested in landscape and ecological tourism studies to design the human attitude for implementing the concept of "sustainable development" at different socio-ecological scales;

-the management of natural protected areas networks;

-environmental impact studies and ecological restoration projects of the various types of damaged areas;

-the study of different groups of aquatic macrophytes and the Mollusca group.

 


Background                                                                                                                    Up

·         Diploma in Biology at the Faculty of Biology, Bucharest University (2002 - 2006)

·        Masteral Degree in  Systemic Ecology and Sustainable Development, at Systemic Ecology and         Sustainable Development Department, Bucharest University ( 2006 -2008)

·        PhD activity: PhD of Bucharest University, Systemic Ecology and Sustainable Development Department (since September 2008)

·        Present position in Institute of Biology Bucharest: Scientific Research Assistant (2007-present time)

·        Curses/ Preparing post-universitary trainings:

1.       The "Strategies for adaptation to stress - the condition or survival factor for biodiversity" course, Institute of Biology Bucharest (November 2007)

2. “Training in environmental planning and sustainable development”: Austria / TBK Office for Ecology and Landscape Planning, Wilhering, Austria (7.07 - 18.07.2008)

3. The "Impact of environmental factors on biodiversity", Institute of Biology Bucharest course (November 2008)


Publications                                                                                                                    Up

- Radu E., Dobre D., Isvoranu V., (2008) The monitoring of some physical, chemical and biodiversity parameters in Musura Gulf in 2005-2007 time range, in Journal of EcoAgroTourism, 4 (2), pp. 580-586, ISSN: 1841-642X.

- Radu E., (2008) Ecological education - a perspective for the sustainable development in Danube River Basin. IAD Limnol. Rep. 37, 232-236.

- Radu E., (2008) Ecological education - a perspective for the sustainable development in Danube River Basin, Chisinau, Rep. Moldova, 29.10 – 1.11.2008. Abstract book, p. 47.

- Zinevici V., Ionică D., Parpală L., Sandu C., Moldoveanu M., Dobre D., Isvoranu V., Florescu L., Radu E., Păceșilă I., (2007)- Aportul unor comunități de organisme acvatice la fluxul de energie din golful Musura (in print).

 


Projects                                                                                                                          Up

Participant in:

o       2 projects financed by the Romanian Academy (March-December 2007, 2007-2008):

-1. “Structural and functional diversity of aquatic communities in the Gulf Musura (the mouth of the Chilia and Sulina branches)” (2005-2007).              

- 2. “Changes impact on hydro-ecological systems on the Sf.Gheorghe branch in the context of sustainable development” (2008-2010).

o       1 External grant funding: the BIOWETMAN project “A science based approach to understand biodiversity driven functions and services for wetland management” (2008-2009). 

 


Other scientific activities                                                                                                 Up

·        Exchange experience practice in Ukrainian laboratories (2007) and preparing training  in Austria (2008)

·        Communication at international scientific events:

 1. International Conference of New Research in Food and Tourism, Brasov, 4-7 iunie 2008:

Radu E., Dobre D., Isvoranu V., (2008) The monitoring of some physical, chemical and biodiversity parameters in Musura Gulf in 2005-2007 time range (poster)

2. 37th International IAD Conf. „The Danube River Basin in a changing world“, Chisinau, Rep. Moldova, 29.10 – 1.11.2008:

Radu E., (2008) Ecological education - a perspective for the sustainable development in Danube River Basin (poster).

 ·        Communication at national scientific events:

1. The second edition of the training session on "Biodiversity and Global Climate Change", Odorheiu -Secuiesc, Harghita, 7-10 Octomber, 2008:

"The weed-bed fauna and its importance in aquatic ecosystems (case study: Danube Delta)" (lecturer and practical activities).

2. Open days of the Institute of Biology Bucharest, 17-18 November 2008:

"The weed-bed fauna and its importance in aquatic ecosystems from Danube Delta" (lecturer and practical activities).

3. Annual Session of the Institute of Biology Bucharest, 10 December 2008:

"Promoting environmental education in schools as a foundation of sustainable development" (poster).

·        Participation in scientific workshops :

1.      International Workshop “IAD cooperation in Mures catchment – future perspectives  (29.03.2007)

2.      International Workshop of the “SCOPES” project, “Ecological status of aquatic ecosystems in the Danube Delta under the present anthropogenic impact”, Bucuresti (13-15.03.2008)

3.      International Workshop for the Danube Day celebration Danube – Culture and Worlds” (27.06.2007)

4.      International Workshop of the “BIOWETMAN – wetlands management and conservation” – project, Bucharest (19.02.2009)


Membership in scientific organizations                                                                            Up

- International Association for Danube Research (I.A.D.)

- Romanian Ecological Society (R.E.S.)

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