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RNDr. Michal Klobučník, PhD.

Human Geography |
 Demography and Demogeography
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RNDr. Michal Klobučník, PhD.
Human geography division

e-mail: klobucnik@fns.uniba.sk
phone: +421/2/60 296 526
room: B1-309a


Research:

Theoretical and methodological approaches in human geography with a special attention to urban geography and geography of public administration. Research is focused on methodological approaches analysing the territorial structure of local self-government in the countries of the European Union. Area of interest consists of selected settlement issues concerning the territorial structure of local self-government (size, structure, territorial changes and status of local self-government in the regional structure of the EU, its typification, administrative reform, etc.) using both quantitative methods and indicators applied at the local level of EU countries, and tools of spatial analysis (ArcView). Work with databases at the lowest territorial level of EU countries self-government. Research is also concentrated on gaining the topical spatial and statistical data at the local and regional level of the EU. The research also specializes in some selected problems of spatial scales of different themes (quality of life, the phenomena of spatial autocorrelation, geography of sport, etc.).

RESEARCH PROJECTS/GRANTS:

» 10/2013-12/2016 Grant APVV VV-0018-12
Project Title: Human geography and demography interactions, nodes and contradictions in time-space network
Status at project: Co-researcher
Project leader: Doc. RNDr. Branislav Bleha, PhD.

2011-2013 Grant VEGA no.1/0965/11
Project Title: Microregions - spatial units for municipal reform in the Slovak Republic
Status at project: Co-researcher
Project leader: Doc. RNDr. Vladimír Slavík, CSc.

» 2009-2010 Grant UK č.201/2010
Project Title: Inter-municipal cooperation and modernization process in local government on the example of selected municipalities Trenčín region
Status at project: Project leader

Teaching:

» Urban geography - exercise
» Public administration - exercise
» Geography of Tourism, Leisure and Sport (from 2015/2016) - lecture and exercise
» Management and Communication in public administration for geographers - lecture and exercise
» Use of Computers in Geography (1) - exercise
» Use of Computers in Geography (2) - exercise
» Excursion of Human Geography and Public Administration - exercise in the country
» Diploma and Bachelor Seminar - seminar

Qualifications:

» 2000-2004 High school in Dubnica nad Váhom

» 2004-2007 Bachelor study programme (Bc.):
Study programme: Geography in Administration (Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava)
Bachelor thesis: Multimedia promotion of the region and the cities Stredné Považie
Supervisior: Doc. RNDr. Vladimír Slavík, CSc.

» 2007-2009 Master of Science study programme (MSc.):
Study programme: Human Geography in Administration (Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava)
Diploma thesis: Internetization in SR with stress on analysis internet webpages municipalities in region of Stredné Považie
Supervisior: Doc. RNDr. Vladimír Slavík, CSc.

» 2009-2013 Philosophiae Doctor study programme (PhD.):
Study programme: Human Geography and Demography (Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava)

» 2012-Doctor of Natural Sciences (RNDr.):
Study programme: Human geography and Demography in the State administration and self-government (Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava)
Doctor of Natural Sciences thesis: The methodology of spatial autocorrelation and its application in human-geographic research
Supervisior: Doc. RNDr. Vladimír Slavík, CSc.

» 2013-Philosophiae Doctor (PhD.):
Dissertation thesis: Methodological approaches in the study of local self-government territorial structure in member states of the European Union and their typification
Supervisior: Doc. RNDr. Vladimír Slavík, CSc.

Career:
» 9/2013 - Lecturer/teacher - Department of Human Geography and Demography, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava
» 7/2014 - Secretary - Department of Human Geography and Demography, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava

Further information:
» Commission member of regional round Geography Olympiad for Secondary Schools



  Selected publications from Michal Klobučník are available in Slovak version of this page




 
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