Program leader, docent
Last updated 27.03.2017
Full name: Katja Susanna Enberg
home page: http://katja.katja.enberg.no
Date and place of Birth: 15.2. 1977, Finland
Family: Married, three children: born 2009, 2011 and 2012 (maternity leave altogether 30 months)
Academic degrees and evaluations:
2014 Professorial level researcher competence at the Institute of Marine Research (IMR)
2014 Title of Docent in Evolutionary ecology, University of Helsinki.
2005 PhD, Faculty of Biosciences, Dept. of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki.
2000 MSc, Faculty of Science, Dept. of Ecology and Systematics, University of Helsinki.
Recent positions held:
3/2014- present Head of the Research and Advice Program for the Norwegian Sea, IMR
4/2010-2/2014 Researcher, IMR, Bergen (scientist 2010-2011, senior scientist 2011-2014)
12/2007-3/2010 Postdoctoral fellow, University of Bergen (UiB)
4/2007-11/2007 Research fellow, IMR/ UiB, Norway
4/2006-3/2007 Postdoctoral fellow, Int. Inst. for Appl. Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Austria
7/2005-3/2006 Postdoctoral fellow, Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, Univ. of Helsinki
2008 University of California Santa Cruz, USA. Visiting Prof. Marc Mangel for 3 months.
2008 University of California Riverside, USA. Visiting Prof. David Reznick for three months.
1999 Imperial College London, UK. Visiting Prof. Kai Lorenzen for 6 months.
Head of the Research and Advice Program for the Norwegian Sea, IMR (3/2014-present)
Vice Chair of the Young Academy of Norway (2016-2017). Membership based on application and interview, leadership elected among members.
Project leader and PI for Research Council of Norway projects ConEvolHer (2015-2018) and EcoNorSe (2015-2018), see also under Scholarships and grants.
IMR project leader for EU project MYFISH (Maximising yield of fisheries while balancing ecosystem, economic and social concerns: FP7-KBBE-2011-5), 2012-2014.
Chair for the following groups under the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES):
·Working group on widely distributed stocks (WGWIDE; assessing and providing quota advice on commercially highly important stocks like mackerel, herring, blue whiting), 2014-2016
·Workshop on long term management plan (LTMP) for NEA mackerel (WKMACLTMP 2014)
·Workshop on LTMP on Norwegian spring spawning herring (WKBWNSSH 2013).
Member of the Norwegian Advisory Committee for Research on Marine Resources (2015-present).
Member of the following ICES groups: WGWIDE (since 2010), Herring Assessment Working Group for the Area South of 62° N (HAWG, 2011-2013), workshop on LTMP for North Sea herring (WKHELP 2012).
Guest editor of the special issue Toward Darwinian fisheries management in Evolutionary Applications 2009, 2(3): 245 – 455.
Member of the PhD examination board at the University of Lund, Sweden, in 2009 and in 2013.
Convener for the symposia: 1) “Evolving Fish, Changing Fisheries” AFS annual meeting, 2008, Canada; 2) “Recruitment dynamics in a changing environment: integrating spatial and temporal variability into stock assessment and management strategies” ICES Annual Science Conference, 2017, USA.
External referee for research proposals for NSF (USA), The Royal Society (UK), The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), Swedish Univ. of Agricultural Sciences, Infrastructure grants (Sweden), The Fram Centre (Norway).
Reviewer for over 20 different journals including Nature communications, Nature Ecology and Evolution, Ecology Letters, Journal of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Applications, Ecological Applications, Fish and Fisheries, Oikos, Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Conservation Biology, and Evolutionary Ecology.
2008: University of California Santa Cruz, USA. Visiting Prof. Marc Mangel. 3 months.
2008: University of California Riverside, USA. Visiting Prof. David Reznick. 3 months.
1999: Imperial College London, UK. Visiting Prof. Kai Lorenzen. 5 months.
Teaching and higher education studies:
2016: Invited lecturer in Bergen Summer Research School on ‘The ocean, climate and society’. Title: Combined effects of harvesting and climate change on fish populations.
2015: Invited lecturer in Hjort Summer School (Bergen) on ‘Fishing and physics as drivers of marine ecosystem dynamics’. Title: Fisheries management in theory and practice - ecosystem-based?
2011: Invited lecturer in Winter school on eco-evolutionary modelling of speciation (Sweden). Title: Individual-based eco-evolutionary models.
2009, 2014-2016: Visiting lecturer in the following courses at the University of Bergen (UiB): Fisheries models (BIO339); Introduction to Evolution and Ecology (BIO100); Ecology (BIO201).
2011-> Sensor in oral and written exams at the Department of Biology, UiB (BIO339, BIO331, MNF115).
2002-2005: Teaching population ecology and management at the Univ. of Helsinki on bachelor and MSclevels on various lecture series and by the means of computer exercises.
2005: University pedagogy 1 (5 study weeks, corresponding to ca 10 ECTS), Univ. of Helsinki.
Nikos Nikolioudakis (Institute of Marine Research), main supervisor. 10/2015-
Fabian Zimmermann (Institute of Marine Research), main supervisor. 11/2015-
Marion Claireaux (Institute of Marine Research), main supervisor. 8/2015-
Ingrid Wathne (University of Bergen), co-supervisor. To be finished in 2017.
Marion Claireaux (University of Brest, France), 2015.
Johanna Myrseth (University of Bergen), 2008.
Scholarships and grants (last 10 years):
2014: Research Council of Norway: Ecosystem dynamics in the Norwegian Sea - new methods for understanding recent changes (EcoNorSe). 1.1.2015-31.12.2018, ca. € 1 mill.
2014: Research Council of Norway: Can Contemporary Evolution explain the many enigmas in recent dynamics of Norwegian spring-spawning Herring? (ConEvolHer). 1.7.2015- 31.8.2018, ca. € 1 mill.
2007: Academy of Finland, personal postdoctoral grant for research abroad, € 47 100.
List of publications can be found here (total citations: 1014(1618); h-index 13(15), March 2017, from ISI Web of Science (Google Scholar).
Meetings and workshops attended: