Mgr. Tomáš Krejčí, Ph.D.

    Research Scientist

ResearcherID: I-2361-2014

ORCID: 0000-0002-4638-7533

    Fields of Specialty
  • Regional geography
  • Regionalization and labour market
  • Brownfield regeneration, land/space recycling
  • Applied cartography
  • DTP


    2021 Ph.D. (Philosophiae doctor) in Social Geography and Regional Development, Masaryk University, Faculty of Science

    2003 Mgr. (MA) in Geography and cartography, Masaryk university, Faculty of Science

    2001 Bc. (BA) in Geography and cartography, Masaryk university, Faculty of Science

Professional career

    since 2007 Institute of Geonics, The Czech Academy of Sciences, Department of Environmental Geography, Brno (research scientist)

    2008—2015 Mendel university in Brno, Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies (assistant)

    2003—2008 Masaryk University in Brno, Regional Development Center (specialist)

    2006—2007 Palacký University in Olomouc, Department of geography (assistant)

    2003—2007 GaREP Brno, regional economic consulting – external cooperation (specialist)

Selected research projects

    2020—2022 Compact and polycentric urban forms: Conflicting spatial imaginations? (Czech Science Foundation, 20-13713S), member of research team, 

    2019—2021 Between de-agrization and perforated development of rural space: the search for development patterns of post-communist agricultural properties (Czech Science Foundation, 19-23870S), member of research team,

    2018—2021 Strategic tools for building a barrier-free city (Technology Agency of the Czech Republic, TL01000013), member of research team,

    2016—2020 Inventory of pre-industrial landscape in Moravia and publics information ensuring about it as cultural heritage (Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic, NAKI II, DG16P02B042), member of research team,

    2016—2017 Military training areas as a transformation territory - scenarios of impacts of their optimization on society and landscape (Technology Agency of the Czech Republic, TD03000261), member of research team,

    2016—2017 Web application for the dynamism of spatial data representing industrial monuments through location-based services (Technology Agency of the Czech Republic, TD03000079), research team member,

    2014—2015 New Methods for Improving Brownfields Regeneration to Optimize Decision-Making Processes (Technology Agency of the Czech Republic, TD020259), member of research team,

    2013—2015 Disaster management support scenarios using geoinformation technologies (Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic, VG20132015106), member of research team,


Selected publications (since 2015)

Papers in peer-reviewed journals (ISI/WOS)

  • Navrátil, J., Martinát, S., Hewitt, R. J., Frazier, R. J., Klusáček, P., Škrabal, J., Krejčí, T., Osman, R., Pícha, K. (2023): Community Landscape Preferences for Reuse of Soviet-Era Post-Agricultural Brownfields—What's the Difference? Rural Sociology, 88(2): 362-391. Doi: 10.1111/ruso.12479 (IF 2022 = 2.3)
  • Malý, J., Krejčí, T. (2022): Polycentricity of daily urban systems: A misconceived concept and buzzword in ‘metropolitan’ planning practice. European Urban and Regional Studies, 29(4), 515–532. Doi: 10.1177/09697764221103022 (IF 2022 = 3.1)
  • Klusáček, P., Charvátová, K., Navrátil, J., Krejčí, T., Martinát, S. (2022): Regeneration of Post-Agricultural Brownfield for Social Care Needs in Rural Community: Is There Any Transferable Experience? International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(1): 240. Doi: 10.3390/ijerph19010240 (IF 2021 = 4.614)
  • Navrátil, J., Martinát, S., Krejčí, T., Klusáček, P., Hewitt, R.J. (2021): Conversion of Post-Socialist Agricultural Premises as a Chance for Renewable Energy Production. Photovoltaics or Biogas Plants? Energies, 14: 7164. Doi: 10.3390/en14217164 (IF 2021 = 3.252)
  • Navrátil, J., Krejčí, T., Martinát, S., Frazier, R.J., Klusáček, P., Pícha, K., Škrabal, J., Osman, R. (2021): Variation in brownfield reuse of derelict agricultural premises in diverse rural spaces. Journal of Rural Studies, 87: 124-136. Doi: 10.1016/j.jrurstud.2021.09.004 (IF 2020 = 5.157)
  • Klusáček, P., Navrátil, J., Martinát, S., Krejčí, T., Golubchikov, O., Pícha, K., Škrabal, J., Osman, R. (2021): Planning for the future of derelict farm premises: From abandonment to regeneration? Land Use Policy, 102: 105248. Doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2021.105248 (IF 2021 = 6.189)
  • Navrátil, J., Krejčí, T., Martinát, S., Pícha, K., Klusáček, P., Škrabal, J., Osman, R. (2020): Abandonment or Regeneration and Re-Use? Factors Affecting the Usage of Farm Premises in Different Social Spaces of the Rural. Sustainability, 12: 9124. Doi: 10.3390/su12219124 (IF 2020 = 3.251)
  • Klusáček, P., Martinát, S., Krejčí, T., Kunc, J., Hercik, J., Havlíček, M., Skokanová, H. (2020): Return of the Local Democracy to the Territory of the Military Training Areas (Case Study the Czech Republic). Communist and Post-Communist Studies, 53(2): 191–213. Doi: 10.1525/cpcs.2020.53.2.191 (IF 2019 = 0.951)
  • Kolejka, J., Krejčí, T., Nováková, E. (2020): The Pre-industrial landscape in Moravia. The case study of inventory and analysis of the ancient land use structures in the Czech Republic). Land Use Policy, 97: 104712. Doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2020.104712 (IF 2019 = 3.682)
  • Frantál, B., Kunc, J., Jaňurová, M., Krejčí, T. (2020). Problems of transforming military training areas in a post-communist space: Local community perceptions and policy implications. Transylvanian Review of Administrative Sciences, 59 E. Doi: 10.24193/tras.59E.3 (IF 2019 = 0.603)
  • Navrátil, J., Martinát, S., Krejčí, T., Pícha, K., Klusáček, P., Škrabal, J., Osman, R. (2019): The fate of socialist agricultural premises: To agricultural ‘brownfields’ and back again? Moravian Geographical Reports, 27(4): 207–216. Doi: 10.2478/mgr-2019-0016 (IF 2019 = 2.479)
  • Klusáček, P., Martinát, S., Krejčí, T., Bartke, S. (2019): Re-development of a former military training area - The case of Brdy told from a local actors´ perspective. Land Use Policy, 82: 147–157. Doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2018.11.045 (IF 2019 = 3.682)
  • Klusáček, P., Alexandrescu, F., Osman, R., Malý, J., Kunc, J., Dvořák, P., Frantál, B., Havlíček, M., Krejčí, T., Martinát, S., Skokanová, H., Trojan, J. (2018): Good governance as a strategic choice in brownfield regeneration: Regional dynamics from the Czech Republic. Land Use Policy, 73: 29–39. Doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2018.01.007 (IF 2018 = 3.573)
  • Navrátil, J., Krejčí, T., Martinát., S., Pasqualetti, M. J., Klusáček, P., Frantál, B., Tocháčková K. (2018): Brownfields do not “only live twice”: The possibilities for heritage preservation and the enlargement of leisure time activities in Brno, the Czech Republic. Cities, 74: 52–63. Doi: 10.1016/j.cities.2017.11.003 (IF 2018 = 3.853)
  • Frantál, B., Greer–Wootten, B., Klusáček, P., Krejčí, T., Kunc, J., Martinát, S. (2015): Exploring Spatial Patterns of Urban Brownfields Regeneration: The Case of Brno, Czech Republic. Cities, 44: 9–18. Doi: 10.1016/j.cities.2014.12.007 (IF 2015 = 2.051)

Books and chapters in books

  • Kolejka, J., Batelková, K., Blaha, M., Buček, A., Kirchner, K., Krejčí, T., Nováková, E., Ondráček, S., Zapletalová, J. (2020). Pozoruhodné přírodně kulturní dědictví: Předindustriální krajina Moravy. 361 s. Ústav geoniky Akademie věd České republiky Ostrava v nakladatelství Soliton-team.