Department of Rational Use of Natural Resources and Nature Protection

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The Department of Rational Use of Natural Resources and Nature Protection (RUNR and NP) at the Faculty of Geography of the Ivan Franko National University of L’viv was established in 1988 under Rector’s order No. 658 as of 20 April 1988.

Atdifferent times famous scholars worked at the Department: Doctor of Biological Sciences, Doctor HonorisCausa, Professor StepanStoiko; Academician of the Ukrainian Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Professor FedirPalfii; Doctor of Geographic Sciences, Professor Heorhii Bachynskyi; Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor AlikManenko; Doctor of Law, Professor SvitlanaKravchenko; Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor PlatonTretiak; Candidate of Geological-Mineralogical Sciences Viktor Ohonochenko. The Department develops such directions of scientific research: ecological-economic and ecological-geographic problems of nature management (Prof. S. Kukurudza, Assoc. Prof. M. Syrotiuk, Assoc. Prof. I. Rozhko, Assoc. Prof. I. Koinova, Head of Lab. P. Telish), monitoring, metrization and ecological evaluation of landscape systems (Prof. S. Kukurudza, Prof. Z. Hamkalo, Assoc. Prof. B. Senchyna, Asssoc. Prof. F. Kiptach), ecological and socioecological problems (Prof. S. Kukurudza, Prof. M. Nazaruk, Assoc. Prof. M. Syrotiuk, Assoc. Prof. O. Perkhach), antropogenic landscape transformation (Prof. P. Shtoiko, Assoc. Prof. F. Kiptach, Assoc. Prof. I. Koinova, Assoc. Prof. N. Blazhko), historical-geographic research (Prof. S. Kukurudza, Prof. M. Nazaruk, Assoc. Prof. P. Shtoiko, Assoc. Prof. O. Perkhach).

Postgraduate Studies function at the Department; its graduates have the opportunity to obtain a scientific degree of a Candidate of Geographic Sciences in the specialty 11.00.11 – Constructive Geography and Rational Use of Natural Resources.

The Department prepares Bachelors, Specialists and Masters in the specialty 8.070502 “Geography”.

After the defense of Bachelor’s thesis the graduates obtain a qualification “Geographer. Lecturer of Geography, Basics of Economics and Ecology”, of Master’s thesis – “Master of Geography. Rational Use of Natural Resources and Nature Protection”.

Eleven lecturers and five employees of scientific-supporting staff work at the Department. The University Laboratory of Ecological Expertise and the Cabinet of Nature Protection function at the Department.

The RUNR and NP Department maintains relations with the Department of Natural Environment Protection in the L’viv Region, the Institute of Ecology of the Carpathians NAS of Ukraine, national nature parks – Carpathian, Hutsulschyna, Yavoriv, Shatsk, Carpathian Biosphere Reserve, “Roztochchia” Reserve, “Znesinnia” Regional Landscape Park, numerous higher educational establishments and non-governmental organizations of Ukraine. Cooperation agreements have been signed with the Catholic University of Liublin and the Institute of Ecology and Management of Warsaw (the Republic of Poland).

Non-governmental ecological organization “Ekopostup” and student ecological circles function at the Department.

Staff

ChairpersonIhor RozhkoChairperson
ProfessorSemen KukurudzaProfessor
ProfessorMykola NazarukProfessor
Associate ProfessorNataliia BlazhkoAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorIryna KoinovaAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorOksana PerhachAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorBohdana SenchynaAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorPavlo TelishAssociate Professor
Senior Department SecretaryDariia KrukSenior Department Secretary
Department SecretaryLidiya GalyantaDepartment Secretary
Postgraduate StudentRehina ShtoikoPostgraduate Student

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Teaching materials

Assistant professors of the Faculty of Geography, Olena Tomenyuk and Olga Mamchur, talked about the figure of Professor Yuriy Polyanskyi on the live Radio Nezalezhnist

19.01.2023 | 20:43

January 18, 2023 live Radio Nezalezhnist talked about the figure of academician Yuriy Polyanskyi (1892-1975) professor of geographic faculty Olena Tomeniuk and Olia Mamchur.
About the life and creative path of the Ukrainian – Argentinian geographer, geologist, and archaeologist, the liberation struggles of the Ukrainian people, the scientific and educational activity of Yuriy Ivanovich; his role in the formation of the Shevchenko Scientific Society, organizational work in the educational sphere at the geographic faculty, as well as the difficult times...

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The plan for the implementation of international environmental projects was presented by Prof. Department of Pedology and Soil Geography Taras Yamelynets

11.01.2023 | 18:25

On January 10, 2023, a meeting of the management team and members of the international environmental organization WWF-Ukraine was held at the Department of Pedology and Soil Geography.
Member of the organization, Professor of the Department of Pedology and Soil Geography, Taras Yamelynets, presented a plan for the implementation of two international environmental projects with the support of the European Union’s HORIZON and Interreg LIFE programs.
The partners agreed implementation dates and main activities of the projects during 2023.

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Participation of teachers of the Department of Pedology and Soil Geography in the webinar “Successful Accreditation Of The Educational Program: Current Problems And Solutions”

03.01.2023 | 12:12

On December 6, 2022, the head of the Department of Pedology and Soil Geography, Zinovii Pankiv, Professor Andrew Kyrylchuk, and Associate Professors Oksana Bonishko andAlex Telehuz took part in the webinar “Successful Accreditation of the Educational Program: Current Problems and Solutions”.

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Participation of employees of the Department of Hotel and Restaurant Business and Food Technology in the webinar“Successful Accreditation Of The Educational Program: Current Problems And Solutions”

30.12.2022 | 21:01

On December 6, 2022, employees of the Department of Hotel and Restaurant Business and Food Technologies listened to the webinar “Successful Accreditation of the Educational Program: Current Problems and Solutions”.
The event was attended by the head of the department Assoc. Pandyak I.H., guarantor of the Education Program “Hotel and Restaurant Business” for the second (master’s) level of higher education, Assoc. Kushniruk G.V., guarantor of the Education Program “Food Technologies”, Assoc. Maikova S.V., Assoc. Masliychuk O. B., Assoc. I.V. Petlin, Assoc...

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