Mirjam Held

Supervisor: Prof. Matz-Lück


Mirjam Held is a PhD student in the Interdisciplinary PhD Program at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada and part of the German-Canadian Transatlantic Ocean System Science and Technology (TOSST) graduate research school.

She has a BSc in Marine Biology from the University of British Columbia, an MRes in Marine Mammal Science from St Andrews University in Scotland and a Master in Marine Management from Dalhousie. Her PhD research is part of the Fish-WIKS (Fisheries - Western and Indigenous Knowledge Systems) project which explores how the use of the Western scientific epistemology and Indigenous knowledge systems can enhance the current regime of decision making and consequently improve fisheries governance in Canada. Specifically, Mirjam Held investigates fisheries management in Nunavut and the Inuit knowledge system.