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[Department of Invertebrate Fauna and Systematics]

Marina B. KIRICHENKO, PhD

e-mail: kirichenko@izan.kiev.ua


Position

Research Scientist, Research Group of Zoogeography, Department of Invertebrate Fauna and Systematics

 

Education and degrees

2000: Candidate Sciences Degree (equal to PhD) in Entomology, I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology NAS of the Ukraine. Thesis for degree of PhD: The carabid fauna (Coleoptera, Carabidae) of the banks river, lakes shores and marshes of the Forest and Forest-Steppe of eastern part of the Ukraine.

1995-1998: Post-graduate student, I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev.

1989 1994: Sumy Makarenko Pedagogical Institute, Biological Faculty, mgr, biology and geography.

 

Professional career

Since 2013: Research Scientist, Laboratory zoogeography, Department of Fauna and Systematic of Invertebrate.

2002-2013: Research Scientist, Department of ethology and sociobiology of insect, I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

2000-2001: Research Scientist, Department of scientific collections, I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

1994-1995: Research Scientist, Department of applied ecology, Sumy State of University.

 

Research interests

The ecology and taxonomy of carabid beetles (Carabidae), diversity Coleoptera, biodiversity monitoring, biocenology, quantitative ecology, conservation ecology.

 

Experience

The most important field work

05-07/2012: Expedition to the river Raba (Malopolskie wojewodstwo, Poland) in the frame of the science project Renaturalizacja ekosystemow rzecznych srodkowej Raby analiza entomologiczna, with colleagues from the Institute of zoology, Jagiellonian University (Poland).

09/2011: International Expedition to mountains Rila, Stara Planina (Bulgaria) in the frame of project . With colleague at the Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

2009-2010: Expedition to South Ukraine in the frame of of the project The inventory flora and fauna Tiligul Regional Park in connection with the use of land for wind energy with colleagues from the Schmalhausen Institute of zoology.

2009: Expedition in the territory of the Steppe Nature Reserve of the Mykhailivska Tsilyna in the frame of of the project Development management-plan on restoration meadow-steppe biocenosis at the department Ukrainian Steppe Nature Reserve of the Mykhailivska Tsilyna and its guard band with colleagues from the Schmalhausen Institute of zoology.

2009: Expedition to floodplain of the Sejm river (Ukraine) in the frame of the project Sejm River as model object of forming international ecological corridor between Ukraine and Russia (Program Euroregion Yaroslavna), with colleagues from the Sumy Pedagogical University and Schmalhausen Institute of zoology.

2008: Expedition to floodplain of the Psel river (Ukraine) in the frame of the project Ecological estimation consequence of regulated Psel River dam of the Nizovskoj hydroelectric power station, with colleagues from the Sumy Pedagogical University and Schmalhausen Institute of zoology.

2007: Expedition in the territory of the Steppe Nature Reserve of the Mykhailivska Tsilyna in the frame of the project Development recommendation to limit of processes degradation on territory of the Mykhailivska Tsilyna (Ukrainian Steppe Nature Reserve).

2005-2006: Expedition to north-east of Ukraine in the frame of the project Participation public organizations in the study, preservation and renovation of the ecological state of the small rives of Ukraine (Small Environmental Projects (SEPS II), British Council Ukraine).

2004-2005: Expedition to north-east of Ukraine in the frame of the project Study of the Bytycia River with the purpose of detection wetlands which perspective to give for status wetlands of international importance (Program Wetland International) with colleagues from the Sumy Pedagogical University.

1997-2001: Expedition in the territory of the reserve Khukhrianskyj (Sumy district, Ukraine) in the frame of the project Evaluation real state biodiversity of the Vorskla river and floodplain lakes in the reserve Khukhrianskyj.

1997-1998: Expedition in the territory of the reserve Vorohzbianskyj (Sumy district, Ukraine) in the frame of the project Reserve myth and reality (Program Biodiversity, WWF).

 

Some other scientific accomplishments

09/2011: Expert in the project . Bulgaria.

2005: Participation in the Sixth Framework Program of European Community ALARM for BIODIVERSITY, general objective of the project was developed an integrated large scale risk assessment for biodiversity as well as terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems as a part of environmental risk assessment; at the Jagiellonian University, Poland.

2005: Participation in the science project Rapid Biodiversity Assessment method to compare insect diversity of different management practices of meadows; at the Jagiellonian University, Poland.

2004: Participation in the project Landscape Development, Biodiversity and Cooperative Livestock System insect biodiversity; at the Jagiellonian University, Poland.

 

Membership of professional/academic organizations

Entomological Society of Ukraine (1998).

 

Scholarships and Awards

08-11/2006: Scholarship of the Kasa im. Jozefa Mianowskiego - Fundacja Popierania Nauki, in the Jagiellonian University, Institution of Zoology, Poland.

10/2005: Scholarship under the agreement on scientific cooperation between the PAS and the NAS of Ukraine Institute of Systematics and Evolution of Animals Pol. Acad. Sci., Krakow, Poland.

12/2004: Scholarship under the agreement on scientific cooperation between the PAS and the NAS of Ukraine Institute of Systematics and Evolution of Animals Pol. Acad. Sci., Krakow, Poland.

05/2004: Fellowship of the Queen Jadwiga Fund Jagiellonian University, Institution of Zoology, Krakow, Poland.

05/2001: Fellowship of the Queen Jadwiga Fund Jagiellonian University, Institution of Zoology, Krakow, Poland.

 

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I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, 2004-2015