Insect Communities

Eliška Padyšáková, Ph.D.

(List of publications)

born on 16th February 1985 in Český Těšín, Czech Republic


since 2016: Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, (researcher)
2015-2020: Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre, Czech Academy of Sciences, České Budějovice, Czech Republic (postdoc)


2004–2014: Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice, Czech Republic
BSc.The impact of predation on duck breeding success
MSc.: Is corridor use by European carnivores driven by habitat characteristics or food supply?
Ph.D.: The role of sunbirds in Afromontane pollination systems

Short reasearch and study stays

2007–2016: Cameroon, Bamenda Highlands, 5 expeditions, research of pollination biology
2013: South African Republic, University of KwaZulu-Natal, research project “The Tsitsikamma Fynbos”, setting up and running a plant-pollinator project

Research grants

2009: Internal grant agency of Faculty of Science USB (SGA) – investigator
2013: Grant Agency of University of South Bohemia (GAJU) – principal investigator

Awards and commentaries on my research

2015: Award of the dean of Faculty of Science for an outstanding PhD Thesis, University of South Bohemia
2010: Chin G. & Yeston J., Editor’s choice – Best feed forward. Science 330: 152.