e-mail: rgold@amu.edu.pl

Phone (+48) 61 829 57 81

Office: 0.68 (ground floor)

 Research interest

Changing of functioning of the lake ecosystem as a result of restoration; the impact of dam reservoirs on river water quality; phytoplankton of inland waters, macrophytes of water bodies; allelopathy; trophic networks in lake ecosystems, with particular emphasis on phyto-zooplankton relationships; the impact of stormwater from urban catchments on the receiver water quality.

Short CV

1972 – Employment at the Research Institute of Municipal Economy, Branch in Poznań
1975 – Employment at the Institute of Environmental Development, Branch in Poznań
1982 – Ph.D. degree, the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland – Faculty of Biology. Doctor of natural sciences in the field of botany
1990 – Employment at the Adam Mickiewicz University, Faculty of Biology
2001 – Habilitation,  A. Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland – Faculty of Biology. Biological sciences, specialisation – hydrobiology
2003 – Professor of the A. Mickiewicz University
2007-2017 – Head of the Department of Water Protection at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Faculty of Biology
2009 – Professor of biological sciences (given by the President of the Republic of Poland)

2010 – Full professor

2022 – Senior professor


Lectures on the course of Environmental Protection in Polish and English, in the frame of AMU-PIE and during International Summer Schools “Ecological state of the lake during restoration measures”, e.g.

– Physicochemical basis of environmental assessment

– Threats and technologies of water treatment

– Protection and restoration of water bodies

– River courses, ecological implications of their transformation

– Functioning and protection of water and wetland habitats

– Botanical and sozological aspects of the Pomerania nature

 Membership and awards

2016-2017 Deputy Chairman of the Standing Committee for the Participation  of Society at the Water Governance Council of the Warta Water Region

From 2015 to 2022 Vice President of the Polish Hydrobiological Society

From 2010 to 2022 Chairman of the Ecological Library Foundation

From 2007 National Representative and member of the Conservation Committee at the International Society of Limnology SIL (Societas Internationalis Limnologiae)

From 1994 to 2020 Member of the Standardization Technical Committee No 120 on Water Quality – microbiological and biological research, in the Polish Committee for Standardization

1987-1989 President of the Polish Ecological Club of the Wielkopolska Region

1989 – Scientific Award of the Minister of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources

1993 – Golden Cross of Merit, awarded by the President of the Republic of Poland

2001 – Scientific Award of the Rector of Adam Mickiewicz University

2009 – Scientific Award of the Rector of Adam Mickiewicz University

2011 – Team Award of the Rector of Adam Mickiewicz University

2012 – Rector’s Award of the Adam Mickiewicz University for the didactic activities

2016 – Team Award of the Rector of Adam Mickiewicz University

2017 – Medal of National Education

2022– Scientific Award of the Rector of Adam Mickiewicz University

Other interests


Latest publications

  1. Rosińska J., Kozak A., Dondajewska R., Gołdyn R. 2017. Cyanobacteria blooms before and during the restoration process of shallow urban lake. Journal of Environmental Management 198: 340-347. DOI: 10.1016/j.envman.2017.04.091 (MNiSzW 35 p. IF 4,010, Q1).
  2. Kowalczewska-Madura K., Dondajewska R., Gołdyn R., Podsiadłowski S. 2017. The influence of restoration measures on phosphorus internal loading from the sediments of a hypereutrophic lake. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 24, 16: 14417-14429, DOI: 10.1007/s11356-017-8997-2 (MNiSzW 30 p. IF 2,741, Q2).
  3. Dondajewska R., Kozak A., Kowalczewska-Madura K., Budzyńska A., Gołdyn R., Podsiadłowski S., Tomkowiak A. 2018. The response of a shallow hypertrophic lake to innovative restoration measures – Uzarzewskie Lake case study. Ecological Engineering DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2017.07.010 (MNiSZW 35 p., IF 2,914, Q2)
  4. Rosińska J., Kozak A., Dondajewska R., Kowalczewska-Madura K., Gołdyn R. 2018. Water quality response to sustainable restoration measures – Case study of urban Swarzędzkie Lake. Ecological Indicators 84: 437-449 (MNiSZW 35 p., IF 3,898, Q1)
  5. Gołdyn R., Szpakowska B., Świerk D., Domek P., Buxakowski J., Dondajewska R., Barałkiewicz D., Sajnóg A. 2018. Influence of stormwater runoff on macroinvertebrates in a small urban river and a reservoir. Science of the Total Environment 625: 743-751. DOI: 1016/j.scitotenv.2017.12.324 (MNiSZW 40 p., IF 4,900, Q1)
  6. Dondajewska R., Kozak A., Rosińska J., Gołdyn R. 2019. Water quality and phytoplankton structure changes under the influence of effective microorganisms (EM) and barley straw – Lake restoration case study. Science of the Total Environment 660: 1355-1366. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.01.071 (MNiSZW 40 p., IF 6,551, Q1)
  7. Szpakowska B., Świerk D., Pajchrowska M., Gołdyn R. 2021. Verifying the usefulness of macrophytes as an indicator of the status of small waterbodies. Science of the Total Environment 798, 149279. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.149279 (MNiSzW 200 p. IF 10,754, Q1)
  8. Donis D., Mantzouki E., McGinnis D.F., Vachon D., Gallego I., Grossart H.-P., (…) Ibelings B.W. 2021. Stratification strength and light climate explain variation in chlorophyll a at the continental scale in a European multilake survey in a heatwave summer. Limnology and Oceanography, DOI:10.1002/lno.11963 (MNiSzW 140 p. IF 5,019, Q1)
  9. Szpakowska B., Świerk D., Dudzińska A., Pajchrowska M. Gołdyn R. 2022. The influence of land use in the catchment area of small waterbodies on the quality of water and plant species composition. Scientific Reports 12: 7265, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-11115-w, (MNiSzW 140 p. IF 4,997, Q1)

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