Employee info

Jiska Joanneke Van Dijk
Position:    Senior Research Scientist

  Telephone: +47 993 93 148
  E-mail: jiska.van.dijk@nina.no
 Department:  NINA Lillehammer

Knowledge areas

Transformative Change, Sustainable Development Goals, Landscape ecology, Wildlife biology, Predator ecology, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services and their value pluralism, Science-Policy Interface and international cooperation (Alternet & EKLIPSE), Human evolution and behaviour, Sustainability science.

Key qualifications
  • Completed course Transformational leadership for sustainability (cCHANGE, Oslo): 2019
  • Completed Teachers training (pedagogic & didactic) - Environmental Education: June 2015
  • Working in the field of Human behaviour, transformative change and sustainability
  • Working in the field of landscape ecology and landscape planning issues
  • Working in the field of inter and transdisciplinary research
  • Working in the field of Ecosystem Services and valuation
  • Strong in participatory prosesses and dialogues
  • Strong in Science-Policy Interface processes (Alternet & EKLIPSE)
  • Otter expert - Norwegian representative IUCN-Otters SSG
  • Over 15 years of experience in brown bear, wolverine and otter research
  • Extensive field work and working in remote areas, data analyses and writing scientific papers, as well as dissemination of salient results
  • Over 15 years of experience in project coordination, teamwork and supervising students


Curriculum Vitae:
CV for Jiska Joanneke Van Dijk

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