Michael van Zyll de Jong, B.Sc. (University of Toronto), M.Sc. (University of Hull), Ph.D. (University of Hull)
· Post Grad Diploma (Research Project Management) (University of Hull),
· Post Grad Diploma (Aquaculture) (Memorial University)
· Executive Leadership Program (Canada School of the Public Service)
Associate Professor – Science and the Environment
Phone: (709) 639-2702
Dr. Mike van Zyll de Jong is an applied ecologist that collaborates across disciplines to develop, synthesize, and communicate robust, relevant science that can inform policy and management. Major themes of this work include; Understanding the ways human impact species, habitats, and ecosystems; and, developing ways to integrate knowledge to support environmental decision-making and policy development. Mike's research has been focused at informing ecosystem based management approaches in use of freshwater ecosystems.
· Applied Ecology
· Ecosystem Based Approaches to Natural Resource Management and Decision Making
· Integrative Research at the Science Policy Interface
- Honorary Lecturer University of Hull 2015
van Zyll de Jong, M.C., & I.G. Cowx. (2016) Long term response of salmonid populations to ecological restoration procedures in a boreal forest stream. Ecological Engineering, 91: 148–157
Sabau, G., & van Zyll de Jong, M (2015). From unjust uneconomic growth to sustainable fisheries in Newfoundland: The true costs of closing the inshore fishery for groundfish. Marine Policy, 61, 376-389.
Eddy, B. G., B. Hearn, J. E. Luther, M. Van Zyll de Jong, W. Bowers, D. Piercey, G. Strickland & B. Wheeler (2014) An information ecology approach to science policy integration in adaptive management of social-ecological systems. Ecology and Society 19 (3): 40