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Department of Environment

Where to find us

Faculty of Natural Sciences, Matej Bel University, Tajovského 40, 974 01 Banská Bystrica, Slovakia

Department profile

Department research activity focuses on environmental issues and the creation of environmental science-based foundation.

In addressing the priority focus of the grant, led by Prof. Dr. Peter Andráš, For determining the environmental risks of mining country, heavy metal analysis, their impact on the individual components of the environment, biodiversity, plant tissues, as well as the migration of heavy metals in the system substrate - soil - plant.

A separate research activities constitute environmental management systems operators and integrated management of legal persons or natural persons - entrepreneurs, environmental influences on human health, identification and evaluation of environmental risk and crisis management, management conservation restoration and use of natural, cultural and social values and scientific research focusing on Creating of projects in cooperation with the local government and the third sector, sustainable development, environmental policy, environmental education and awareness, and related management skills.

Department works in the European Research Area (ERA) for joint planning of research projects (JPI) in module of Cultural Heritage and Global Change.

Department of Environment in the cooperation with Department of Biology and Ecology provides teaching in an accredited field of study Environmental Biology.