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Professor Levente Hufnagel

Community Ecology

Szent István University

Dr Levente Hufnagel is an Associate Professor of Ecology, Environmental Science and Biometrics at Szent István University, Hungary, and Head of the Laboratory of Biometrics and Quantitative Ecology. He studied in Hungary at Eötvös Lorand University, Corvinus University of Budapest, and Szent Istvan University, receiving his degrees in biology, ecology and evolutionary biology (combined BSc-MSc), agricultural science (PhD), freshwater ecology (PhD), agricultural technology (DrHabil), food safety engineer specialisation (postgraduate), and agricultural and natural science translation (postgraduate).

He has more than 140 scientific publications to his credit with over 500 independent citations, and more than 10 years of experience as a forensic expert in ecology and conservation biology. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the international scientific journal Applied Ecology and Environmental Research (with impact factor, and indexed by the Web of Science and Scopus); and is also a visiting lecturer at the KAZNAU University in Almaty, Kazahstan.

Levente's teaching activities concern biometrics, quantitative ecology, tropical community ecology, climate change adaptation, sustainable society and global ecology. His main research concerns community ecological and biogeographical aspects of collapsing ecosystems, impacts of climate change, and ecosystem services, especially in soil and freshwater invertebrate communities.