Mgr. Jindřiška Bojková, Ph.D.

Head, Hydrobiology Group

Office: bldg. D32/327
Kamenice 753/5
625 00 Brno

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Curriculum Vitae

Person-Related Identification Information
  • Jindřiška Bojková
  • born 29 May 1981 in Třinec, Czechoslovakia
  • Department of Botany and Zoology, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kotlářská 2, CZ-611 37 Brno, Czech Republic
Employment - Position
  • Assistant Professor at the Department of Botany and Zoology, member of the Hydrobiology Working Group
Education and Academic Qualifications
  • 2000–2005: Mgr. (M.Sc.) in Systematic Biology and Ecology, Masaryk University, Brno, thesis: "The effects of stream channelisation on the communities of aquatic invertebrates"
  • 2005–2009: Ph.D. in Hydrobiology, Masaryk University, Brno, thesis: "The variability of macroinvertebrates along the gradient of mineral richness in the Western Carpathian spring fens"
  • since 2013: assistant professor at the Department of Systematic Zoology and Ecology, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno
  • 2007–2013: research worker at the Department of Systematic Zoology and Ecology, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno
  • 2012–2016: research worker at the Department of Ecosystem Biology, Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice
  • 2009–2010: research worker at Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre, Czech Academy of Sciences, České Budějovice
Teaching Activities
  • Teaching at Masaryk University (since 2015):
  • Hydrobiology (with J. Helešic)
  • Selected topics of river ecology (with M. Zhai)
  • Biology of aquatic invertebrates (with P. Pařil)
  • Identification of aquatic invertebrates (with other tutors)
  • Field practice in zoology (with other tutors)
  • System and phylogeny of insects (with other tutors)
  • Introduction to field invertebrate zoology (with other tutors)
  • Tutoring of bachelor and diploma theses (Zoology and Hydrobiology): 5 bachelor theses and 2 master theses defended until 2018.
  • Tutoring of doctoral students in Hydrobiology: 2 students
  • Teaching at University of South Bohemia (since 2015): Biology of aquatic organisms (with other tutors)
Scientific and Research Interests
  • Long-term changes in macroinvertebrate communities and aquatic biotopes in the Czech Republic
  • Effects of anthropogenic stressors on aquatic ecosystems and biota
  • Diversity and ecology of aquatic insects in the Western Carpathian spring fens
  • Life histories and species traits of selected model species of mayflies
  • Taxonomy of Ephemeroptera
  • Biodiversity and zoogeography of Ephemeroptera in Caucasus and Middle East
International Experience
  • Academic stay at the University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran (3 weeks, invited lectures)
  • Scientific expeditions in cooperation with Institute of Entomology Biology Centre in České Budějovice: Caucasus (2009: Georgia, 2010: Russia, 2011: Turkey), Morocco (2014), Cabo Verde (2013), New Caledonia (2015), Kyrgyzstan (2016) and Iran (2016, 2017, 2018)
  • Current international collaboration on the transboundary monitoring in the Bavarian Forest NP and Šumava NP
University Activities
  • Member of Doctoral Committee of Hydrobiology
Activities Outside University
  • Member of Czech Limnological Society Member of editorial bord of Silva Gabreta
Research Projects
  • 2016–2019: Silva Gabreta Monitoring – Realisierung eines grenzüberschreitenden Monitorings von Biodiversität und Wasserhaushalt Silva Gabreta Monitoring – Realizace přeshraničního monitoringu biodiversity a vodního režimu (Interreg 26, Cíl EÚS 2014–2020 Česká republika - Bavorsko; applicant)
  • 2016–2018: The coexistence of aquatic invertebrates in spring fens: the role of abiotic heterogeneity and biotic interactions at regional and local scale (Grant Agency of the Czech Republic, P505/16-03881S; co-worker)
  • 2015–2016: Monitoring of long-term changes in biological diversity of running waters during climate change: design, realisation and implementation into the public information system ARROW(EEA Grants and Norway Grants,EHP-CZ02-OV-1-039-01-2014; applicant)
  • 2011–2014: The role of species sorting and dispersal in structuring the aquatic invertebrate assemblages of isolated spring fens (Czech Science Foundation, P505/11/0779; co-worker)
  • 2010–2012: Spatio-temporal patterns of Plecoptera taxocoenoses: changes in diversity, species requirements and distribution after 50 years (Czech Science Foundation, P505/10/P302; applicant)
  • 2006-2009: Ephemeroptera and Plecoptera: model groups to determine environmental long-term changes of aquatic biotopes (Czech Science Foundation 206/06/1133; co-worker)
  • 2008-2009: Evaluation of indicative value of macroinvertebrate species – contribution to the implementation of Water Framework Directive in the Czech Republic (project of the Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic SP/2e7/50/08; co-worker)
Major Publications
  • VRBA, Jaroslav, Jindřiška BOJKOVÁ, Pavel CHVOJKA, Jan FOTT, Jiří KOPÁČEK, Miroslav MACEK, Linda NEDBALOVÁ, Miroslav PAPÁČEK, Vanda RÁDKOVÁ, Veronika SACHEROVÁ, Tomáš SOLDÁN a Michal ŠORF. Constraints on the biological recovery of the Bohemian Forest lakes from acid stress. Freshwater Biology. Blackwell Scientific Publications, 2016, roč. 61, č. 4, s. 376-395. ISSN 0046-5070. doi:10.1111/fwb.12714. info
  • SOLDÁN, Tomáš a Jindřiška BOJKOVÁ. New species of mayflies (Ephemeroptera) from Cape Verde. Zootaxa. 2015, roč. 3926, č. 4, s. 561-575. ISSN 1175-5326. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3926.4.6. info
  • SROKA, Pavel, Jindřiška BOJKOVÁ, Tomáš SOLDÁN a Roman J. GODUNKO. New species of the genus Oligoneuriella Ulmer, 1924 (Ephemeroptera: Oligoneuriidae) from Turkey. Zootaxa. 2015, roč. 4012, č. 2, s. 329-350. ISSN 1175-5326. info
  • GODUNKO, Roman J., Pavel SROKA, Tomáš SOLDÁN a Jindřiška BOJKOVÁ. The higher phylogeny of Leptophlebiidae (lnsecta: Ephemeroptera), with description of a new species of Calliarcys Eaton, 1881. ARTHROPOD SYSTEMATICS & PHYLOGENY. 2015, roč. 73, č. 2, s. 259-280. ISSN 1863-7221. info
  • HORSÁK, Michal, Vanda RÁDKOVÁ, Vít SYROVÁTKA, Jindřiška BOJKOVÁ, Vendula POLÁŠKOVÁ, Jana SCHENKOVÁ a Jana ZAJACOVÁ. Drivers of aquatic macroinvertebrate richness in spring fens in relation to habitat specialization and dispersal mode. Journal of Biogeography. 2015, roč. 42, č. 11, s. 2112-2121. ISSN 0305-0270. doi:10.1111/jbi.12569. URL info
  • ZEDKOVÁ, Blanka, Vanda RÁDKOVÁ, Jindřiška BOJKOVÁ, Tomáš SOLDÁN a Světlana ZAHRÁDKOVÁ. Mayflies (Ephemeroptera) as indicators of environmental changes in the past five decades: a case study from the Morava and Odra River Basins (Czech Republic). Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. 2015, roč. 25, č. 5, s. 622-638. ISSN 1052-7613. doi:10.1002/aqc.2529. info
  • BOJKOVÁ, Jindřiška, Vanda RÁDKOVÁ, Tomáš SOLDÁN a Světlana ZAHRÁDKOVÁ. Trends in species diversity of lotic stoneflies (Plecoptera) in the Czech Republic over five decades. Insect Conservation and Diversity. HOBOKEN, USA: WILEY-BLACKWELL, 2014, roč. 7, č. 3, s. 252-262. ISSN 1752-458X. doi:10.1111/icad.12050. info
  • RÁDKOVÁ, Vanda, Jindřiška BOJKOVÁ, Vendula KŘOUPALOVÁ, Jana SCHENKOVÁ, Vít SYROVÁTKA a Michal HORSÁK. The role of dispersal mode and habitat specialisation in metacommunity structuring of aquatic macroinvertebrates in isolated spring fens. Freshwater Biology. 2014, roč. 59, č. 11, s. 2256-2267. ISSN 0046-5070. doi:10.1111/fwb.12428. info
  • BOJKOVÁ, Jindřiška, Klára KOMPRDOVÁ, Tomáš SOLDÁN a Světlana ZAHRÁDKOVÁ. Species loss of stoneflies (Plecoptera) in the Czech Republic during the 20th century. Freshwater Biology. Danvers: Blackwell Science, 2012, roč. 57, č. 12, s. 2550-2567. ISSN 0046-5070. doi:10.1111/fwb.12027. info
  • BOJKOVÁ, Jindřiška, Jana SCHENKOVÁ, Michal HORSÁK a Michal HÁJEK. Species richness and composition patterns of clitellate (Annelida) assemblages in the treeless spring fens: the effect of water chemistry and substrate. Hydrobiologia. 2011, roč. 667, č. 1, s. 159-171. ISSN 0018-8158. info


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