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Radim Hédl is focusing his research on vegetation ecology, specifically on biodiversity and long-term changes in forest vegetation. He studied Biology and Geobotany at the Charles University in Prague (BSc. 1998, MSc. 2001), and obtained PhD. degree at the Faculty of Forestry, Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic (2003). Besides that, he studied Painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague (MA., 2003). Since 2004 he has been employed as researcher at the Institute of Botany of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Brno, where he leads the Department of Vegetation Ecology. Since 2015 he also teaches at the Department of Botany, Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic. The results and approaches of basic research are combined with applications in nature conservation and forest management. Main topic is biodiversity conservation through the restoration of traditional managements.