10.09.1966
+ 372 7311887
+ 372 5518020
olavi.kurina@emu.ee

Career

Institutions and positions
2008–...   
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Department of Zoology, Senior Researcher (1,00)
2002–2008   
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Researcher (1,00)
01.01.1998–31.12.2001   
Researcher in Institute of Zoology and Hydrobiology, University of Tartu
01.01.1991–31.12.2001   
Rresearch assistant in Institute of Zoology and Botany.
 
 
Education
University of Tartu, 1991, zoologist
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
2018−...   
associated editor of Zootaxa
2009−...   
Ministry of Education and Research, expert board on scientific collections; 2012-2015 Vice Chairman
2008−...   
Estonian Academy of Sciences, Network of Phylogenetics and Systematics, member
2006−...   
Leader of the Zoological National Collection (formed within the program "Collections of Humanities and Natural History")
2011−2014   
INTERREG VIA project "BALTICDIVERSITY - Towards transboundary access to biodiversity data", Member of Steering Committe
2010−2017   
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, head of Zoological Department
2004−2008   
Leader of the project "Stability and development of zootaxonomical resources", funded by Estonian Ministry of Education and Research
 
 
Additional information
Scholarships & research abroadl1999-2003 as visiting reseacher at following museums and collections: ZMHB (Museum für Naturkunde Humbolt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany), ZSM (Zoologische Staatssammlung in München, Germany), ZMAN (Zoölogisch Museum Amsterdam, Netherlands), NHM (Natural History Museum, London, UK), NHRS (Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden), MMBC (Moravian Museum, Brno, Czech Republic).
2008 - SYNTHESYS scholarship at MNHN (Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France)- FR-TAF-5005
2013 - SYNTHESYS scholarship at RMCA (Royal Museum of Central Africa, Tervuren, Belgium)- BE-TAF-s810
2016 - SYNTHESYS scholarship at RBINS (Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels, Belgium)- BE-TAF-5487
2016 – University of São Paulo, Brazil, Foreign Visiting Professor (FAPESP, Proc. 2016/00.039-2; Professor Visitante)
2019 - SYNTHESYS+ scholarship at ZFMK (Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig,Leibniz Institut für Biodiversität der Tiere, Bonn, Germany)- DE-TAF-2498;

member of Estonian Naturalists’ Society;
member of Norwegian Entomological Society;
Royal Belgian Entomological Society, correspondant member.

Referee activity (with 5-8 manuscripts per year): Entomologica Fennica, Zootaxa, British Journal of Entomology Natural History, Entomological News, Biologia Bratislava, Proc. Estonian Acad. Sci. Biol., Casopis Slezskeho Zemskeho Muzea, The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Zoosystematica Rossica, Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Praga, Acta Musei Silesiae, Neotropical Diptera, ZooKeys, Biodiversity Data Journal, Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft, Arxius de Miscel·lània Zoològica, Parnassiana Archives, Zoologica Scripta, Systematic Entomology, American Museum Novitates, Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, etc.

Reviewer: National Research Foundation (Republic of South Africa);

Appointed reviewer: PhD thesis by D. Kaspřák “Molecular phylogeny of the infraorder Bibionomorpha (Diptera) with a main focus on the family Mycetophilidae”, December 2017, University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
;
Entomological expeditions & fieldwork experience
Japan (2006), Norway (2005), Italy: Sardinia (2005), Sweden (2007), Nicaragua (2008), Slovakia (2009), Usbekistan (2009), Uganda (2010), Costa Rica (2010), Ethiopia (2010), Georgia (2012, 2013, 2014, 2017), Brazil (2016), Namibia (2018), Russia, Primorsky krai (2019);

Qualifications

 
 
Fields of research
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 1. Biosciences and Environment; 1.4. Ecology, Biosystematics and -physiology; SPECIFICATION: Systematics and phylogeny of Sciaroidea (Insecta: Diptera);faunistics of flies (Diptera)., zoogeography
 
 
Additional information
Expert: in the Diptera working group at Nordic Saproxylic Network; in the EU projects "Daisie" and "Alarm"; in the projets "“Management of deciduous forest stands for biodiversity and biofuel” (Dr. Frank Götmark, Göteborg University) and "Diptera Stelviana" (J. Ziegler, Humbold Universität zu Berlin)
Google Scholar citationshttp://scholar.google.com/citations?user=8hfDYG4AAAAJ&hl=en
ISI Researcher IDhttp://www.researcherid.com/rid/A-8106-2013
Expert at EDIT (European Distributed Institute of Taxonomy) project ATBI-MGemer
Professional trainings:
course “Collection Care”, Stockholm, Sweden, 2007;
course “Conservation and Care of Natural History Collections”, London, 2011;
cource "IUCN Red List Assessor Training Workshop", Tallinn, 2015;
cource "Care and Management of Natural History Collections", Barcelona, 2018.

Completed projects

Publications

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
20.11.2019
10.09.1966
+ 372 7311887
+ 372 5518020
olavi.kurina@emu.ee

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
2008–...   
Eesti Maaülikool, Põllumajandus- ja keskkonnainstituut, zooloogia osakond, Vanemteadur (1,00)
2002–2008   
Eesti Maaülikool, Põllumajandus- ja keskkonnainstituut, Teadur (1,00)
01.01.1998–31.12.2001   
TÜ ZHI, teadur
01.01.1991–31.12.2001   
EPMÜ ZBI, laborant
 
 
Haridustee
Tartu Ülikool, 1991.a. bioloog -zooloogi diplom
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2018−...   
ajakirja "Zootaxa" kaastoimetaja
2009−...   
HTM Humanitaar- ja loodusteaduste rahvuslike kollektsioonide ekspertnõukogu; aastatel 2012-2015 aseesimees
2008−...   
Eesti Teaduste Akadeemia fülogeneetika-süstemaatika võrgustik, liige
2006−...   
RP "“Humanitaar- ja loodusteaduslikud kogud" raames moodustatud Zooloogilise rahvuskollektsiooni juht
2011−2014   
INTERREG VIA projekti "BALTICDIVERSITY - Towards transboundary access to biodiversity data" juhtkomitee liige
2010−2017   
Eesti Maaülikool, Põllumajandus- ja keskkonnainstituut, Zooloogia osakond, juhataja
2004−2008   
RP "“Humanitaar- ja loodusteaduslikud kogud" raames finantseeritava projekti "Zootaksonoomolise ressursi järjepidevus ja areng" juht
 
 
Lisainfo
Uurimistöö välismaal1999-2003 töötanud külalisuurijana järgnevate muuseumide ja kollektsioonide juures: ZMHB (Museum für Naturkunde Humbolt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany), ZSM (Zoologische Staatssammlung in München, Germany), ZMAN (Zoölogisch Museum Amsterdam, Netherlands), NHM (Natural History Museum, London, UK), NHRS (Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden), MMBC (Moravian Museum, Brno, Czech Republic).
2008 - SYNTHESYS stipendium Pariisi Loodusmuuseumis (MNHN - Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France) - FR-TAF-5005
2013 - SYNTHESYS stipendium RMCA (Royal Museum of Central Africa, Tervuren, Belgium) - BE-TAF-2810
2016 - SYNTHESYS stipendium RBINS (Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels, Belgium)- BE-TAF-5487
2016 – São Paulo Ülikool, Brasiilia, külalisprofessor (FAPESP, Proc. 2016/00.039-2; Professor Visitante)
2019 - SYNTHESYS+ stipendium ZFMK (Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig,
Leibniz Institut für Biodiversität der Tiere,Bonn, Germany)- DE-TAF-2498;

Eesti Loodusuuriate Seltsi liige;
Norra Entomoloogia Seltsi liige;
Belgia Kuninglik Entomoloogia Selts, korrespodentliige.

Retsensent (koormusega 5-8 käsikirja aastas): Entomologica Fennica, Zootaxa, British Journal of Entomology Natural History, Entomological News, Biologia Bratislava, Proc. Estonian Acad. Sci. Biol., Casopis Slezskeho Zemskeho Muzea, The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Zoosystematica Rossica, Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Praga, Acta Musei Silesiae, Neotropical Diptera, ZooKeys, Biodiversity Data Journal, Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft, Arxius de Miscel·lània Zoològica, Parnassiana Archives, Zoologica Scripta, Systematic Entomology, American Museum Novitates, Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, jne

Retsensent: National Research Foundation (Lõuna-Aafrika Vabariik) ;

Retsensent: D. Kaspřák’i doktoritöö “Molecular phylogeny of the infraorder Bibionomorpha (Diptera), with a main focus on the family Mycetophilidae”, detsember 2017, Ostrava Ülikool, Tšehhi Vabariik

;
Välitööd ja ekspeditsioonid:
Norra (2005), Itaalia: Sardiinia (2005), Jaapan (2006), Rootsi (2007), Nicaragua (2008), Slovakkia (2009), Usbekistan (2009), Uganda (2010), Costa Rica (2010), Etioopia (2010), Georgia (2012, 2013, 2014, 2017), Brasiilia (2016), Namiibia (2018), Venemaa, Primorje krai (2019.);

Kvalifikatsioon

 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 1. Bio- ja keskkonnateadused; 1.4. Ökoloogia, biosüstemaatika ja -füsioloogia
 
 
Lisainfo
Ekspert: Põhjamaade saproksüülsete kahetiivaliste töögrupis; EL projektide "Daisie", "Alarm" juures; projektide “Management of deciduous forest stands for biodiversity and biofuel” (Dr. F. Götmark, Göteborg University) ja "Diptera Stelviana" (Dr. J. Ziegler, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) juures.
Google Scholar citationshttp://scholar.google.com/citations?user=8hfDYG4AAAAJ&hl=en
ISI Researcher IDhttp://www.researcherid.com/rid/A-8106-2013
Ekspert EDIT (European Distributed Institute of Taxonomy) projekti ATBI-MGemer juures
Ametialased koolitused:
kursus “Collection Care”, Stockholm, 2007;
kursus “Conservation and Care of Natural History Collections”, London, 2011;
kursus "IUCN Red List Assessor Training Workshop", Tallinn, 2015;
kursus "Care and Management of Natural History Collections", Barcelona, 2018.

Lõppenud projektid

Publikatsioonid

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
20.11.2019
  • Found 17 results
ProgramTypeNumberNameProject startProject endPrincipal investigatorInstitutionFinancing
1.1.5.2.1.4.L170171PKZOBioloogiliste ja tehniliste lahenduste välja töötamine vereimejate putukate arvukuse vähendamiseks karjatatavate loomade ümbruses17.05.201731.12.2020Olavi KurinaEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences70 716,00 EUR
MUU8-2/T8115PKPK (5.6-7.1/59)Eesti Malaise püüniste pilootprojekt14.07.200831.05.2009Olavi KurinaEstonian University of Life Sciences; Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences14 894,61 EUR
1.1.7.L170169PKZORed list assessment of Estonian Diptera16.06.201701.04.2018Olavi KurinaEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences10 000,00 EUR
MUU8-2/T8030PKPK (EE0018)Estonian biodiversity data base and information network supporting Natura 200001.01.200830.04.2011Märt RahiEstonian University of Life Sciences; Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences170 000,00 EUR
ETFETF8583Diversity of multitaxon assemblages associated with fruitbodies of basidiomycetes01.01.201131.12.2014Kadri PõldmaaUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University40 800,00 EUR
1.1.7.2.1T180048PKEL (3-2_7/7866-2/2018)KIK-i 2018. aasta looduskaitse programmi projekt nr 15031, Eesti Maaülikooli putukakollektsiooni korrastamine, andmebaasistamine ja looduskaitseliselt olulise andmestiku kättesaadavaks tegemine01.09.201831.12.2019Olavi KurinaEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences31 500,00 EUR
MUU8P160192PKBJLibliktolmlemine pool-looduslikes kooslustes04.11.201630.11.2017Tiiu KullEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences5 000,00 EUR
1.1.5.3.F160039SPLO (Otsus nr 26.37-2/1373-10)Loodusteaduslikud arhiivid ja andmevõrgustik01.01.201631.12.2021Märt RahiEstonian University of Life Sciences, Vice-Rector of Research, Natural Collections107 151,45 EUR
SFSF0362479s03Ecology, physiology and systematics of animals01.01.200331.12.2007Urmas TartesEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences411 143,63 EUR
SFSF0170160s08Animal ecology, systematics and conservation01.01.200831.12.2013Olavi KurinaEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences621 599,49 EUR
IUTIUT21-1Non-additive impact of border-richness to biota01.01.201431.12.2019Tiiu KullEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences1 203 000,00 EUR
MUU8-2/T11074PKZOPutukate püük Malaise püünistega15.06.201131.05.2012Olavi KurinaEstonian University of Life Sciences; Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences13 804,00 EUR
RITA28T160146VLVP (RITA2/011)The role of insect vectors in mechanical transmission of ASF virus in Northern climates01.08.201631.10.2017Arvo ViltropEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences; Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences50 000,00 EUR
ETFETF7558Systematics and biogeography of the tribe Leiini (Diptera: Mycetophilidae); Holarctic genera in global context01.01.200831.12.2011Olavi KurinaEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences55 943,93 EUR
ETFETF9174Selected clades of Mycetophilidae (Diptera, Sciaroidea): systematics, phylogeography and coevolution01.01.201231.12.2015Olavi KurinaEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences48 000,00 EUR
HLK8-2/T9041PKZOZoological Collections31.03.200931.12.2019Olavi KurinaEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences611 716,31 EUR
HLKHLK04-19Zootaksonoomilise ressursi järjepidevus ja areng01.01.200431.12.2008Olavi KurinaEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences61 271,45 EUR