Centre for Environmental Research and Impact Studies @ University of Bucharest

Laurentiu Rozylowicz

Position: Director of Research & Professor of Conservation Biology

Research interests:

  • Wildlife ecology
  • Spatial ecology
  • Governance of environmental resources

Research projects:

  • 2020-2025: LIFE ROsalia Conservation of saproxylic beetles in the Carpathians, LIFE19 NAT/RO/000023, European Union – The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (coordinator of UNIBUC team)
  • 2020-2021: Benefits and constraints of joint decision making in Romania. From public participation to collaborative Environmental Impact Assessment, PN-III-P1-1.1-TE-2019-1039 (team member)
  • 2019-2022: Invasive alien species management in Romania, according to Regulation (EU) No 1143/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 October 2014 on the prevention and management of the introduction and spread of invasive alien species, ERDF SMIS 120008, Ministry of European Funds, Romania (advisor)

Ph.D. students:

  • Marian D. Mirea: Spatial ecology and conservation of Rosalia longicorn in Romania (starting in 2020)
  • Nicolae Manta: Governance of alien invasive species in Romania (starting in 2020)
  • Lavinia C. Pindaru: Policy Issue Interdependencies in Environmental and Forestry Governance (starting in 2021)

Graduated Ph.D. students:

  • Iulia V. Miu: Systematic conservation planning of Natura 2000 sites from Romania (graduated in 2020)
  • Steluta Manolache: The governance of Natura 2000 sites in Romania. A social network perspective (graduated in 2019)
  • Ioan M. Pop: Brown bear conservation in the Romanian Eastern Carpathians (graduated in 2019)

Publications list:

Selected publications:

Editorial boards:

  • PLOS One (Associate Editor)
  • Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution (Associate Editor in Conservation)
  • Frontiers in Environmental Science (Associate Editor in Conservation)

Contact: laurentiu.rozylowicz [at] g.unibuc.ro