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Dr. Julija Konstantinavičienė

ORCiD iD: 0000-0003-4105-0410
 (8 37) 54 72 83
E-mail: julija.konstantinaviciene@lammc.lt
Liepų St. 1, Girionys, LT-53101 Kaunas distr., Lithuania



2012–2016 PhD studies, Institute of Forestry, Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry. 

2009–2011 Master honours degree of Management and Business Administration, Kaunas University of Technology. 

2001–2006 Bachelor degree of Economics, ISM University of Management and Economics. 

Academic degrees and pedagogical titles

Doctoral level, Agricultural Sciences, Forestry (04 A). The  doctoral dissertation “Factors of development of willow energy plantations in Lithuania”. 

Research fields

  • Forest economics, sustainable wood use, sustainable bioeconomy development.

Professional experience

From 2016 Junior Researcher at Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Institute of Forestry.

Participation in programmes and projects

  • 2021–2023 The activity under Measure 09.3.3-LMT-K-712 “Development of Scientific Competences of Scientists, other Researchers and Students through Practical Research Activities” (Funding instrument – European Social Fund).
  • 2019 Researcher of national project “Strategic provisions of Lithuanian bioeconomy” funded by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Lithuania.
  • 2017–2021 researcher of LAMMC long-term research programs “Sustainable forestry and global changes 2017–2021”.
  • 2016-03-07–2016-03-18 STSM „Harvesting and management of short rotation coppice in Latvia”, Latvia (Salaspils), LSFRI Silava.
  • 2014–2016 COST FP1301 action “Innovative management and multifunctional utilization of traditional coppice forests - an answer to future ecological, economic and social challenges in the European forestry sector (EuroCoppice)”.
  • 2013-03-10–2013-03-16 Short-term scientific missions (STSM) „Knowledge transfer: biomass production studies”. Italy (Lombardy), CNR-IVALSA.
  • 2013–2016 COST FP1201 action “Forest land ownership changes in Europe: significance for management and policy”.

In-service training

  • 2019 Training course “Applying the principles of bioeconomy for the sustainable use of biological resources at the local level” VMU Agriculture Academy (8 hours). Lithuania (Kaunas).
  • 2014 Training course “IBM SPSS Statistics” (16 hours). Lithuania (Vilnius).
  • 2013 Training “Unique scientific methods for innovative land and forest sciences research” (42 hours). LAMMC. Lithuania (Kaunas).
  • 2013 Winter and Summer School 2013 “Sustaining multiple values in managed forests” (6 ECTS). European forest institute. France (Belin-Beliet), Austria (Pichl).

Other activities

  • 2021 Reviewer and member of defence of doctoral dissertation “Fast-growing woody crop evaluation for biomass production on unsed agricultural lands in Latvia” (Kristaps Makovskis, Latvian State Forest Research Institute “Silava” and at the Institute of Economics and Regional Development, Faculty of Economics and Social Development, Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies (LLU).


Articles in journals indexed in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science database

  1. Konstantinavičienė J., Varnagirytė-Kabašinskienė I., Škėma M., Aleinikovas M. 2020. Assessment of the socio-economic factors affecting the development of willow energy plantations in Lithuania. Baltic Forestry, 26 (1): 435. IF – 0,732
  2. Konstantinavičienė J., Škėma M., Stakėnas V., Aleinikovas M., Šilinskas B., Varnagirytė-Kabašinskienė I. 2017. Above-ground Biomass of Willow Energy Plantations in Lithuania: Pilot Study. Baltic Forestry, 3 (23): 658–665. IF – 0,548

Other peer-reviewed publications

  1. Konstantinavičienė J., Škėma M., Stakėnas V., Šilinskas B. 2014. Gluosnių (Salix viminalis) energetinių plantacijų antžeminės biomasės produktyvumas. [Aboveground biomass productivity of energy willow (Salix viminalis L.) plantations in Lithuania]. Miškininkystė, 2 (76): 29–37.
  2. Konstantinavičienė J., Stakėnas V. 2015. Gluosnių energetinių plantacijų plėtrą Lietuvoje lemiantys veiksniai: plantacijų augintojų apklausos rezultatai. [The factors influencing development of energy willows plantations according the survey of growers' in Lithuania]. Miškininkystė, 1 (77): 20–32.

Other publications

  1. Vitunskienė V., Konstantinavičienė J. Sustainability-based view on forest biomass potential within the context of the EU vision for a climate-neutral Europe by 2050. Tarptautinė mokslinė konferencija “Sustainable Bioeconomy Development 2020: From Thinking Globally to Acting Locally” [Darni bioekonomikos plėtra 2020: Nuo globalaus mąstymo link lokalaus veikimo]. Lietuva (Kaunas).
  2. Vitunskienė V., Čaplikas J., Aleknevičienė V., Makutėnienė D., Ramanauskė N., Konstantinavičienė J. Lietuvos bioekonomikos strategines nuostatos. Mokslinė konferencija „VDU Bioekonomikos plėtros fakulteto 2019 metu moksliniu tyrimų rezultatai“. Lietuva (Kaunas).
  3. Konstantinavičienė J., Vitunskienė V. 2019. Miško biomasės balanso Europos Sąjungos šalyse analizė. Tarptautinė mokslinė konferencija „Darnus vystymasis: teorija ir praktinis įgyvendinimas 2019“. Lietuva (Kaunas).
  4. Lazdina D., Makovskis K., Sarkanābols T., Bebre I., Pučka I., Konstantinaviciene J., Kofman P. D. 2016. Poster “Results of annual and biannual willow clones shoot survival and browsing intensity in the west and east regions of Latvia”. Abstracts of Submitted Papers “Poplars and Other Fast-Growing Trees – Renewable Resources for Future Green Economies”. Abstracts of submitted papers and posters prepared for the 25th Session of the International Poplar Commission, jointly hosted by FAO and the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Germany (Berlin).
  5. Konstantinaviciene J. 2015. Short Rotation Energy Plantations as a Source of Sustainable Energy [Trumpos apyvartos energetinės plantacijos kaip darnios energijos šaltinis]. International scientific conference „Substantial Environmental Engineering and Renewable Energy (SEERE-15)” material. UREBE (Universal Researchers in Environmental & Biological Engineering). UAE (Abu Dabi), ISBN 978-93-84468-15-6. P. 62.
  6. Konstantinaviciene J. 2014. The criteria for assessment of short rotation energy plantations’ development sustainability in Lithuania [Trumpos apyvartos energetinių plantacijų darnios plėtros Lietuvoje vertinimo kriterijai]. International scientific conference “Economic evaluation of forest management sustainability” material. Lithuania (Kaunas), ISBN 978-9955-37-166-3. P. 41.
  7. Konstantinaviciene J. 2012. Issues related to an extensive use of renewable energy sources in Lithuania. 9th annual conference of young scientists on energy issues CYSENI 2012: international conference, Kaunas, Lithuania, 24-25 May, 2012. Kaunas: LEI, 2012. ISSN 1822-7554, p. V-420 – V-428.
  8. Konstantinaviciene J. 2012. Alternative energy as a part of business and studies. Business – Study – Science 2012: Republican scientific-practical conference material. Lithuania. ISBN 978-609-404-118-1, p. 96–99.
  9. Konstantinaviciene J. 2012. Factors influencing the development of forest plantations with short-rotation in Lithuania [Faktoriai, įtakojantys trumpos apyvartos sumedėjusių augalų plėtrą Lietuvoje]. International scientific conference „Методология научных исследований: традиции и инновации“ [Mokslinių tyrimų metodologija: tradicijos ir inovacijos] material. Russia. ISBN 978-5-8430-0207-7, p. 39–45.