General Info

currently living in Brno, Czech Republic
born in 1998 (25 years old)
e-mail:
Twitter: te_pavlikova
ORCID: 0009-0002-6901-8017

Education

Master's degree in Physical Geography

Department of Geography, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University
2021–present
Specialisation: Geomorphology & Pedogeography
Supervisor: doc. Mgr. Daniel Nývlt, Ph.D.

Bachelor's degree in Geography and Cartography

Department of Geography, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University
2017–2021
Specialisation: Physical Geography
Thesis: Microplastics in soils of Outer Hebrides, Scotland
Supervisor: doc. Mgr. Daniel Nývlt, Ph.D.

High school

Gymnázium Brno, tř. Kpt. Jaroše 14
2013–2017

Jobs

Consultant for Soil Conservation

Czech Environmental Partnership Foundation
April 2022–September 2023
Czech Environmental Partnership Foundation is a non-profit environmental organisation. I worked in the Living Soil project, which aims to stop the massive degradation of arable soils in the Czech Republic. My role is to consult the soil conservation measures, to write articles about soil on the project's blog, or to maintain the data in the Salesforce system. We also started Platform for Regenerative Agriculture, for which I created and was maintaining the website.

Awards

FameLab

2nd prize in national final
2023
FameLab is an international contest in communicating science. I won the 2nd prize with my 3-minute stand-up about microplastics in soils, plants, and their impact on human health.

The Best Student Scientific Work

Contest of the Czech Geographical Society
2021
I won the contest for the best student scientific work with my Bachelor thesis about microplastics in the Outer Hebrides.

Copernicus Hackathon Brno

ESA BIC Czech Republic
2019
With my team REmoteCULT, we won the Copernicus Hackathon with our idea to use remote sensing to monitor the recultivation of closed mine areas.

Stays Abroad

University of Vienna (Austria)

Freemovers Traineeship
February–June 2023
During the stay in Vienna at the Department of Geology, I was preparing soil samples for microplastics analysis using enzymatic digestion method, and working with FT-IR spectrometer Bruker Lumos II.

University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)

Erasmus+ Study Stay
September 2019–February 2020
I spent one semester abroad at the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia. I attended the following courses: Geography of Slovenia, Physical Geography of Karst, Geoinformatical Support to Decision-Making, and Environmental Geography.

Skills

Languages

  • English: B2+
  • Russian: A1
  • Slovene: A1
  • German: A1
  • Czech: native speaker

Software

  • ArcMap, ArcGIS Pro
  • QGIS
  • TRIPLOT
  • GRADISTAT
  • EarthExplorer, EO Browser
  • MS Office
  • Affinity Photo, Affinity Publisher, GIMP
  • WordPress + Elementor, Wix
  • Salesforce

Programming and other languages

  • ★★★☆☆ Python
  • ★★☆☆☆ R
  • ★★☆☆☆ JavaScript
  • ★☆☆☆☆ PHP
  • ★☆☆☆☆ SQL, PostGIS
  • ★★★★☆ HTML
  • ★★★★☆ CSS, SCSS

Volunteering

Workaway

Sillyflatt Farm, Scotland
July 2019
For a couple of weeks, I worked at this small family-run organic farm, where I tried different things, from feeding the animals, collecting eggs, and helping with the sheep, to gardening.

Conservation Work Parties

John Muir Trust, Scotland
Summer 2018
I participated in two work parties in which we maintained the sand and stone road up to the hill, created a  new road in ferns, built up a dry stone wall, built a new stone road, and cleaned up two beaches from plastics.

Work with Children and Youth

Salesian Youth Centre, Mensa Czech Republic
2014–2018
I volunteered for children and youth mainly when I was in high school. I co-led a few summer camps for talented children and youth within the Mensa Czech Republic. I also participated in Salesian Youth Centre, where I led a free-time media group "Reporters", focusing mainly on writing, and I was a part of the "free club", which is an open space for children and youth meant for their safe meeting, and, for example, playing sports, table games, chatting.

Editor-in-Chief

High school magazine
2014–2017
My tasks as an editor-in-chief were, beside writing articles, organising the contributors, editing and proofreading the articles, and the web administration. The magazine won 3rd place at a regional competition "School Magazine of the Year".

Interests & Hobbies

Interests

  • soils and sustainable agriculture
  • pollution of all kinds
  • land–climate interaction
  • spatial modelling
  • elephants 🐘
  • wolves–humans relationship
  • humans and the environment in the prehistorical age
  • autism spectrum

Hobbies

  • knitting
  • sewing
  • reading
  • hiking & backpacking
  • web development
  • writing short stories
  • squash, inline skating, jumping fitness