Martin Ouředníček

* 20th August 1971

 

Doc. RNDr. Martin Ouředníček, Ph.D.

Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science

Department of Social Geography and Regional Development

Urban and Regional Laboratory – URRlab

Albertov 6, Prague 2, 128 43

Telephone: +420-221 951 378, +420-221 951 415

e-mail: slamak@natur.cuni.cz

http://urrlab.cz/cs/profil/martin-ourednicek

 

Education

2011 - Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science, Social Geography; Habilitation thesis: Contemporary Tendencies of Prague Metropolitan Region Development; Docent (Associate Professor)

1994-2002 Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science, Social Geography and Regional Development; Dissertation thesis: Urbanisation Processes of Population in Prague Urban Region; Rerum Naturalium Doctoris (RNDr.) and Doctoris (Ph.D.)

1989-1994 Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science, Social Geography and Regional Development; Master thesis: Development of Socio-spatial Structure of Prague; Rerum Naturalium Magistri (Mgr.)

 

Work experience

Martin Ouředníček is an associate professor at the Charles University in Prague, leader of research team of Urban and Regional Laboratory based in the Department of Social Geography and Regional Development. He is the editor of several books, such as bilingual Atlas of Socio-spatial Differentiation of the Czech Republic (2011, Karolinum), Social Geography of Prague Urban Region (2006), Social Transformation of Prague´s Quarters (2012, Academia), Sub Urbs (2013, Academia) and author of more than 100 scientific publications (750 citations; 130 on WoS). In 2011, he jointly edited with Jana Temelová monothematic number of the Czech Sociological Review New Socio-spatial Inequalities, Local Development and Quality of Life. In the past, he served as a member of the Academic Senate of the Faculty of Science, member of the Academy of Sciences Foundation (Social Sciences Commission and the Commission for Interdisciplinary Research). He is a member of the Czech Geographical Society, member of international network Cities After Transition (CAT), member of committee for preparation of Strategic plan of Prague and from 2013 member of the Czech Science Foundation (panel 404: Sociology, Demography, Social Geography and Media Studies). He is a reviewer of leading academic journals (eg. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Urban Studies, European Spatial Research and Policy, Journal of Urban Affairs, The Professional Geographer, Regional Studies, Czech Sociological Review, Economic Journal). Hirsch index in 2015 = 15 (Google Scholar), 6 (Web of Science).

The teaching practice is devoted to urban studies, population geography and geographical research methods. He supervises seven PhD students; under his leadership were defended three doctoral, 24 master and 26 bachelor theses. Docent Ouředníček is a member of the Board of Social Geography doctoral studies at the Faculty of Science and a guarantee of Social Geography and Geoinformatics study programme.

 

Research areas

The main focus of research is the study of urban geography and planning, regional development, segregation, thematic (social) cartography, GIS, urbanization, theoretical issues of social geography and urban & community studies.

 

Main investigator of projects (last 5 years):

2014-2016 “Dynamics of social environment and spatial mobility in metropolitan regions of the Czech Republic” Czech Science Foundation: project number GA14-00393S.

2012-2015 "Disclosure of historic spatial and statistical data in GIS environment" Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic: project number DF12P01OVV033.

2012-2013 "Prognosis of demographic development and its consequences for the quality of life in dynamically changing municipalities within hinterlands of the Czech cities: application to regional development and administration" Technology Agency of the Czech Republic: project number TD010049.

2007-2011 "Suburban development, Suburbanisation and Urban Sprawl in the Czech Republic: Tackling the Negative Impacts on the Environment" Ministry of Environment of the Czech Republic: project number SP/4i5/212/07.

2006-2011 "Socio-Spatial Differentiation of Population and its Impact on Quality of Life in Cities and Communities in the Czech Republic" Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic: project number 2D06012.

2010-2011 "Analysis of New Residential Localities in Prague Urban Region" Skanska, a.s.

2010 "Urban Social Geography" FRVŠ: project number 85/2010.

 

Participation in projects (last 5 years):

2016-2018 "Spatial patterns of crime and safety perception in Czechia" Czech Science Foundation: project number GA16-02242S.

2016-2018 "Spatial Mobility, Everyday Life and Personal Ties: The Case Study of Women in Prague Metropolitan region“ Czech Science Foundation: project number GA16-20991S.

2010-2013 "Social deprivation in urban environment: objective and subjective dimensions" Czech Science Foundation: project number 404/10/0523.

2005-2011 „Geographical Systems and Risk Processes in the Context of Global Changes and European Integration“ Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic: project number 0021620831.

2011-2012 "Urban Sprawl in Prague Metropolitan Area: Comparison of Compact and Sprawl Suburban Development" Charles University Science Foundation: project number 427611.

2011-2012 "Model of Map for Monitoring of Social Trends, which Coincide with Social Exclusion" Ministry of Social Affairs of the Czech Republic, ESF: project number CZ.1.04/3.1.00/04.00005.

2010-2011 „Counterurbanization in the Czech Republic: Migration to the Countryside, Life Style and Changing Residential Preferences“ Charles University Science Foundation: project number 104810.

 

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