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Research interests

B.Sc. in geography, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2010
Ph.D. of science, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2015

Research Fields
urban geography, electoral geography, sustainable mobility, green infrastructure

Other activities
- representative of the civil society in the Inter-ministerial working group for monitoring and executing the resolution on the National programme for road traffic safety for the period 2013–2022
- member of Slovenian Cycling Network
- president of Ljubljana Geographical Society
- member of the Geography of Slovenia book series
- member of the Georhythm book series

Selected publications

- Tiran, J. 2016: Measuring urban quality of life: case study of Ljubljana. Acta geographica Slovenica 56-1.
- Smrekar, A., Šmid Hribar, M., Tiran, J., Erhartič, B. 2016: A methodological basis for landscape interpretation: the case of the Ljubljana Marsh.
- Nared, J., Bole, D., Breg Valjavec, M., Ciglič, R., Goluža, M., Kozina, J., Razpotnik Visković. N., Repolusk, P., Rus, P., Tiran, J., Černič Istenič, M. 2017: Central settlements in Slovenia in 2016. Acta geographica Slovenica 57-2.
- Šmid Hribar, M., Geršič, M., Pipan, P., Repolusk, P., Tiran, J., Topole, M., Ciglič, R. 2017: Cultivated terraces in Slovenian landscapes. Acta geographica Slovenica 57-2.
- Vehovar, U., Tiran, J. 2017: Structural and cultural characteristics of Slovenian society and potential for establishment of authoritarian rule. Research in social change 9-1.


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Selected projects

Bright Future (research project • 1. March 20171. March 2020)

HEPNESS (applied project • 1. January 201731. December 2018)

AgriGo4Cities - Urban agriculture for changing cities: governance models for better institutional capacities and social inclusion (INTERREG • 1 January 201730 June 2019)

Recognitions & awards

first place award for "The Interpretation polygon as a tool for understanding the cultural landscape", E-cLiC international contest for landscapes, category C – General public, 2015 • International award of European project 2Bparks for the integrated interpretation of the Iška river in Ljubljansko barje, the category "Places of Sense", 2013 • Faculty of Arts Prešeren award for students, University of Ljubljana, 2010 • Award for contribution to sustainable development of society, Slovene Human Resources and Scholarship Fund, 2009