RNDr. Jakub Trojan, MSc, MBA

    Research Scientist

ResearcherID: D-6643-2015

ORCID: 0000-0002-6658-8586

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    Fields of Specialty
  • Citizen science and participatory research
  • Innovation transfer, project-oriented regional development and regional policy
  • Open source GIS and cartographic visualization, location based services and augmented reality


    2016 Ph.D. in Regional Geography and Regional Development, Masaryk University in Brno, Faculty of Science

    2014 MSc in Management Studies in Economy and Management, The Nottingham Trent University

    2011 RNDr. in Regional Geography and Regional Development, Masaryk University in Brno, Faculty of Science

    2009 Mgr. (MA) in Regional Geography and Regional Development, Masaryk University in Brno, Faculty of Science

Professional career

    Since 2018 Masaryk University in Brno, Faculty of Science, Department of Geography (assistant professor)

    Since 2015 Institute of Geonics, The Czech Academy of Sciences, Department of Environmental Geography, Brno (research scientist)

    Since 2013 Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Faculty of Logistics and Crisis Management, Department of Environmental Security (assistant professor, deputy head)

Selected research projects

    2022—2026 European Citizen Science (Horizon Europe Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, 101058509)

    2020—2023 Strengthening rural resilience via empowerement of local stakeholders and land owners (Technology Agency of the Czech Republic, TL03000007), coordinator of research team, https://starfos.tacr.cz/en/project/TL03000007

    2018—2021 Strategic tools for building a barrier-free city (Technology Agency of the Czech Republic, TL01000013), coordinator of research team, https://starfos.tacr.cz/en/project/TL01000013

    2016—2017 Web application for the dynamism of spatial data representing industrial monuments through location-based services (Technology Agency of the Czech Republic, TD03000079), leading researcher and coordinator, https://starfos.tacr.cz/en/project/TD03000079

Selected publications (since 2015)

Papers in peer-reviewed journals (ISI/WOS)

  • Adam, M., Tomášek, .P, Lehejček, J., Trojan, J., Jůnek, T. (2021): The Role of Citizen Science and Deep Learning in Camera Trapping. Sustainability, 13(18): 10287. Doi: 10.3390/su131810287 (IF 2021 = 3.889)
  • Osman, R., Ira, V., Trojan, J. (2020): A tale of two cities: The comparative chrono-urbanism of Brno and Bratislava public transport systems. Moravian Geographical Reports, 28(4): 269–282. Doi: 10.2478/mgr-2020-0020 (IF 2019 = 2.479)
  • Trojan, J., Schade, S., Lemmens, R., Frantál, B. (2019): Citizen science as a new approach in Geography and beyond: Review and reflections. Moravian Geographical Reports, 27(4): 254–264. Doi: 10.2478/mgr-2019-0020 (IF 2019 = 2.479)
  • 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)
  • Martinát, S., Navrátil, J., Trojan, J., Frantál, B., Klusáček, P., Pasqualetti, M. J. (2017): Interpreting regional and local diversities of the social acceptance of agricultural AD plants in the rural space of the Moravian–Silesian Region (Czech Republic). Rendiconti Lincei – Scienze Fisiche E Naturali, 28(3): 535–548. Doi: 10.1007/s12210–017–0628–9 (IF 2017 = 0.986)

Memberships, Honorable Positions and other activities

  • Member of the Czech Geographic Society, Czech Association for Geoinformation, Czech Cartographic Society
  • Peer-reviewer for leading WOS journals (e.g. Sustainability, International Journal of Geo-Information, Scientometrics, etc.), reviewer for grant schemes of national and foreign agencies, evaluator of the National Accreditation Office (Informatics and Earth Sciences)