Centre for Ecological Research

Institute of Ecology and Botany

"Lendület" Landscape and Conservation Ecology

Curriculum vitae of Péter Batáry

Publications of Péter Batáry

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Academic degree/qualification:

  • Doctor of Science (DSc) in Biology (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary, 2019). Thesis title: "Biodiversity conservation and environmental management in European farmlands".

  • Habilitation (venia legendi) in Ecology (University of Goettingen, Göttingen, Germany, 2015). Thesis title: „Landscape structure, agricultural management and farmland biodiversity in Europe”.

  • PhD in Biology (University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary, 2004). Thesis title: „Study of edge effect on nest predation”.

  • MEd in Biology (Eötvös University, Budapest, 2003).

  • MSc in Biology (Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary, 2000). Thesis title: „Investigation of edge effect on non-forested habitats: synthesis and case studies”.

Scientific career:

Honors and fellowships:


Editorial activity:

Professional services:

  • Journal reviewer for more than 50 journals - see my Publons profile.

  • Grant proposal reviewer: Czech Science Foundation; European Commission H2020; German Research Foundation; Hungarian Scientific Research Fund; National Science Centre Poland; Research Council of Norway; Slovak Grant Agency for Science; Swiss National Science Foundation.

Conference organising:

  • International conference (East meets West 2013 Germany; Fauna Pannonica 2007 Hungary; ECCB 2006 Hungary).

  • Symposium/session at international conference (EOU 2007 Austria; GfÖ 2014-2016 Germany; ICCB 2015 France).

  • National conference (Synzoological Symposium 2004+2007 Hungary).

Teaching activities:

  • Systematic review and meta-analysis in ecology (own PhD course in English, 2012-2018, University of Goettingen).

  • Evaluation and management of habitats (MSc course in German, 2009-2018, University of Goettingen).

  • Conservation in agricultural landscapes (MSc course in German, 2009-2018, University of Goettingen).

  • Ecology of agricultural landscapes (BSc course in German, 2009-2018, University of Goettingen).

Research interest:

  • Edge effect

  • Methodology of artificial nests in nest predation experiments

  • Managing species rich grasslands

  • Population ecology of threatened butterfly species

  • Biological effectiveness of agri-environment schemes

  • Organic farming

  • Flower strips

  • Habitat fragmentation of grasslands

  • Impact of hedgerow-forest connectivity

  • Urbanization effects

  • Meta-analyses