Institute

Dr Magdalena Żywiec

Associate Professor

Unit
Functional and Evolutionary Ecology Group
E‑mail
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Phone
+4812‑4241‑704
Address
Lubicz 46, 31‑512 Kraków, Poland
Room
B‑307

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Research interests

  • Forest ecology.
  • Plant-animal interactions.
  • Temporal and spatial patterns of generative reproduction of trees.

Higher education and employment history

  • MSc degree at the University of Silesia (2000).
  • PhD degree at the W. Szafer Institute of Botany, PAS (2004).
  • Assistant professor at the W. Szafer Institute of Botany, PAS.
  • Habilitation at the W. Szafer Institute of Botany, PAS (2013).
  • Postdoctoral fellow in the University of Lisbon, Centre for Applied Ecology "Prof. Baeta Neves" (2016–2018).
  • Associate professor at the W. Szafer Institute of Botany, PAS.

Membership and awards

  • Member of the Polish Botanical Society (PBS) (since 2006).
  • Member of the British Ecological Society (since 2017).
  • Member of the Sociedade Portuguesa de Ciências Florestais (since 2017).

International experience

  • Spain (2006-2010) – 6 research stays; the Estacion Biologica de Doñana in Seville (CSIC), Seville.
  • Portugal (2016-2018) – University of Lisbon, Centre for Applied Ecology "Prof. Baeta Neves" (Horizon 2020, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, Individual Fellowships), Lisbon.

Research projects

  • Colonization strategy of tree stand gaps in subalpine spruce forest by rowan Sorbus aucuparia (2001–2002); grant no. 6 P04G 045 21; State Committee for Scientific Research of Poland – project leader.
  • Regeneration of rowan Sorbus aucuparia versus tree stand decline in the Carpathian subalpine spruce forest (2003–2005); grant no.: 3 P04G 111 25; State Committee for Scientific Research of Poland – co-investigator.
  • Long-term dynamics of the undergrowth species populations in the oak-linden-hornbeam forest ecosystem in the Białowieża Primaeval Forest (2006–2009); grant no. 1317/P01/2006/31; State Committee for Scientific Research of Poland – project leader.
  • Spatio-temporal dynamics of spruce forests in the Tatra Mountains - dendrochronological reconstruction (2006–2009); grant no. N30501631/0658; State Committee for Scientific Research of Poland – co-investigator.
  • Spruce regeneration versus tree stand gap dynamics in subalpine spruce forest (2010–2013); Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Poland – co-investigator.
  • The expansion of brushwood in the subalpine zone of the Western Bieszczady Mts as result of land-use abandonment (2010–2013); Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Poland – co-investigator.
  • Coarse woody debris resources in sustainable forest management (2015–2020); grant no. OR.271.3.9.2015; National Forest Holding of Poland, The State Forests – co-investigator.
  • Linking individual plants’ masting behaviour with their reproductive success. Is mast seeding under genetic control? (2020–2023); grant no. 2019/33/B/NZ8/01345; National Science Centre NCN – project leader.

Recent publications (selected)

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