Project title Project leader Duration Funding institution
The multilevel impact of predation-induced stress in ungulates on the functioning of the temperate forest ecosystem Prof. dr hab. Krzysztof Schmidt 2022-2027 National Science Center
Are wolves losing their fear of humans? Changes in wolf behaviour and their consequences for prey species in human-dominated landscapes Dr. hab. D.P.J. Kuijper, associate professor 2022-2026 National Science Center
Influence of nutritional resources on a refugee species performance: European bison as a model species dr hab. Rafał Kowalczyk 2021-2025 NCN
Ecological impact of forest disturbances – natural experiment in Białowieża Primeval Forest Michał Żmihorski 2021-2025 NCN
Building capacity for human-elephant coexistence in the Kilombero Valley, Tanzania through farmer-based mitigation, livelihoods, training and technology Michał Śmielak 2021-2021 Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Linking socio-economy to biodiversity in farmland Michał Żmihorski 2021-2025 NCN
The evolutionary trade-off between survival and reproduction in yellow necked mice characterized by distinct thermoregulatory strategies Jan S. Boratyński 2020-2023
Phylogeography, genetic diversity and habitats of occurence of moose (Alces alces) in Eurasia in Late Pleistocene and Holocene Magdalena Niedziałkowska 2019-2022 NCN
Factors shaping variability of stable isotopes carbon 13C and nitrogen 15N in bone collagen of red deer (Cervus elaphus) occupying different habitats mgr inż. Maciej Tomasz Sykut 2017-2020 NCN
Genetic diversity and factors influencing the level of infection and spread of sparganosis (Spirometra erinaceieuropaei) in wild animal populations dr Marta Kołodziej-Sobocińska 2017-2019 NCN
Genetic background of a lethal posthitis disease in the European bison males Dr hab. inż. Małgorzata Tokarska 2017-2020 NCN
Reconstruction of steppe bison (Bison priscus) habitat use and diet in a gradient of major vegetation units in the Late Pleistocene Emilia Hofman-Kamińska 2016-2022 NCN
Landscape of fear in closed-canopy forests: combined effects of tree logs and wolves on regeneration of palatable and less palatable tree species Dr hab. D.P.J. Kuijper 2016-2019 NCN
TLR2 gene adaptive variability as a determinant of the prevalenace Of Lyme disease in bank vole populations of two phylogenetic lineages in north-eastern Poland Ewa Tarnowska 2015-2018 NSC
Epidemiology of the African swine fever (ASF) in the wild boar (Sus scrofa) population – the role of spatial, social, and genetic structure of the host population dr Tomasz Podgórski 2015-2018 NCN
Phylogeography and genetic diversity of European roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) in Northern, Central and Eastern Europe prof. dr hab. Bogumiła Jędrzejewska 2014-2020 NSC
Genetic structure of the common vole and field vole populations in Poland: comparisons of museum and contemporary samples Joanna Stojak 2014-2017 NSC
The role of livestock grazing in modifying woodlands of Białowieża Primeval Forest in the last five centuries 2014-2017
Influence of American mink invasion on numerical, behavioural and genetic changes in waterfowl populations in Poland dr Marcin Brzeziński (UW) 2014-2017 NSC
The history of Bison in Europe after the last glaciations dr hab. Rafał Kowalczyk 2014-2017 NSC
Phenotypic and genetic adaptations of two subspecies if weasel to different climatic conditions dr hab. Karol Zub 2014-2017 NCN
“The best of the bad compromises – Evolutionary fators shaping male sociality” dr hab. Ireneusz Ruczyński NSC

Project title Project leader Duration Funding institution
In search for adaptive variation across genomes of the widespread Eurasian lynx and critically endangered Iberian lynx. Krzysztof Schmidt 2015-2020 NCN
LINKAGE – Linking systems, perspectives and disciplines for active biodiversity governance dr hab. Małgorzata Grodzińska-Jurczak (UJ) 2013-2016 Norweski Mechanizm Finansowy (NCBiR)
Biodiversity of East-European and Siberian large mammals on the level of genetic variation of populations – BIOGEAST dr hab. Rafał Kowalczyk 2011-2015 7th Framework Programme, Marie Curie Actions
BIOCONSUS – Research Potential in Conservation and Sustainable Management of Biodiversity prof. dr hab. Bogumiła Jędrzejewska 2009-2013 7. Program Ramowy Unii Europejskiej

Project title Project leader Duration Funding institution
e-Puszcza. Podlasie nature scientific data repository Joanna Łapińska 2019-2022 Operational Programme Digital Poland
ENETWILD Wildlife: collecting and sharing data on wildlife populations, transmitting animal disease agents dr Tomasz Podgórski 2017-2023
Life “Kraina Żubra” – Ochrona żubra w Puszczy Białowieskiej Prof. dr hab. Jan M. Wójcik 2006-2010 Programu LIFE-Przyroda i Frankfurckie Towarzystwo Zoologiczne - Help for the threatened wildlife

Project title Project leader Duration Funding institution
Transfer of Knowledge in Biodiversity Research and Conservation BIORESC Prof. dr hab. Włodzimierz Jędrzejewski 2016-2020 6. Program Ramowy Unii Europejskiej
Protection of water and marsh birds in five national parks – reconstructing habitats and curbing the influence of invasive species dr hab. Andrzej Zalewski 2011-2014 Komisja Europejska, program LIFE+ oraz NFOŚiGW
SPUB – Bioróżnorodność wschodnio-europejskich i syberyjskich dużych ssaków na poziomie genetycznej zmienności populacji – BIOGEAST dr Magdalena Niedziałkowska 2011-2014 MSaHE
Repozytorium Cyfrowe Instytutów Naukowych Joanna Łapińska 2011-2014 Program Operacyjny Innowacyjna Gospodarka
Potencjał Badawczy w Ochronie i Zrównoważonym Zarządzaniu Bioróżnorodnością (SPUB BIOCONSUS) prof. dr hab. Bogumiła Jędrzejewska 2010 MSaHE
“INTACT”: Interacting effects of abiotics and carnivores shape herbivore top-down effects dr hab. Dries Kuijper 2010-2013 Marie Curie European Reintegration Grant, European Union 7th Framework program (PEOPLE)
Large carnivores in northern landscapes: an interdisciplinary approach to their regional conservation dr hab. Krzysztof Schmidt 2009-2012 Norwegian Research Council
Invasive predator control: response of American mink to eradication in relation to farm distribution dr hab. Andrzej Zalewski 2008-2011 Marie Curie Actions - European Re-integration Grants (6. Program Ramowy UE)
Ochrona obszarów siedliskowych i korytarzy ekologicznych dzikiej fauny przy drogach szybkiego ruchu w Polsce Pracownia na Rzecz Wszystkich Istot 2008-2010 EEA Grants (Norweski Mechanizm Finansowy)
Ochrona bioróżnorodności Czerwonego Bagna – reliktu wielkich torfowisk wysokich Europy Środkowej Prof. dr hab. Tomasz Borecki (SGGW, Warszawa) 2007-2010 EEA Grants (Norweski Mechanizm Finansowy)
Summer Schools in Ecology and Biodiversity BIOSEB dr hab. Andrzej Zalewski 2006-2010 6. Program Ramowy Unii Europejskiej
Conservation of large carnivores in Poland – EuroNatur project dr hab. Krzysztof Schmidt EuroNatur
Centrum Doskonałości BIOTER

Project title Project leader Duration Funding institution

e-Przyrodnik: Bioróżnorodność zespołów dużych ssaków leśnych południowego Podlasia

dr hab. Rafał Kowalczyk 2013-2014 Ministerstwo Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyższego

Projekty Leonardo:

  • EuroGIS-GPS: Testing a competency framework for biodiversity data collection
  • Mobilność Leonardo da Vinci
  • Pilotażowy program nauczania online dla monitorowania bioróżnorodności
dr hab. Rafał Kowalczyk 2009-2014 Lifelong Learning Programme
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