Mgr. Martin Vrána

Department of Economics


Curriculum vitae

Name, first names, scientific degrees
  • Vrána Martin, Mgr.
  • Department of Geography, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University
Function, current position
  • Ph.D student / Junior Researcher
Education and academic qualifications
  • 2019: Social Geography and Regional Development, Master's degree programme; Thesis/Dissertation: "Parking - individual strategies, habits, experiences and behaviour"
  • 2015: Geography and Cartography, Bachelor's degree programme; Thesis/Dissertation: "But the stop is too far…"
Professional experience
  • 2023-present: Project manager, transport planning and transport modeling; CityTraffic, s.r.o.
  • 2021-2023: Project manager of metropolitan projects; Brno city municipality
  • 2019-2021: Assistant of specialist, Atelier of transport modeling; HBH Projekt, s.r.o.
Teaching activities
  • Urban geography; Rural geography; Selected Themes of Town and Regional Planning
  • Theses supervisor
Research activities
  • 2019-2022: New Mobility – High-Speed Transport Systems and Transport-Related Human Behaviour
Internship and stays for the purpose of study or work
  • 2015-2016: Erasmus+ programme: Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany
  • 2022/08/30 – 2022/09/01: Newcastle University, Newcastle, GBR
    • Martin Vrána presented the following paper: - International services on high-speed railways in Europe: system offer or a patchwork? at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Annual International Conference, taking place at Newcastle University and online from Tuesday 30 August to Friday 2 September 2022. The paper was a part of the 375: Mobility and Transport session which took place on Thursday 1 September 2022. Active participation on other conference sessions.
  • 2015/09/01 – 2016/02/29: Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Erasmus+, DEU
Non-university activities
  • 2017: Program Work & Travel: Estes Park, Colorado, USA
  • 2013-2015: President of EGEA Brno (Geographical student organisation)
Major publications
  • SURMAŘOVÁ, Simona, Martin VRÁNA a Jan ILÍK. Travel behaviour changes during the pandemic: Prague-Pilsen rail case study. Review of Economic Perspectives – Národohospodářský obzor. Warsaw: Sciendo, 2022, roč. 22, č. 4, s. 317-332. ISSN 1213-2446. doi:10.2478/revecp-2022-0015. URL info
  • VRÁNA, Martin, Simona SURMAŘOVÁ, Petr HLISNIKOVSKÝ a Jiří DUJKA. Transport in times of an epidemic: public transport measures in the Czech Republic and its regions. Review of Economic Perspectives - Národohospodářský obzor. Warsaw: De Gruyter Poland, 2021, roč. 21, č. 1, s. 57-78. ISSN 1213-2446. doi:10.2478/revecp-2021-0004. URL info


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