Kyle A. Young
Academic Positions and Education
2019-present Lecturer, University of Pittsburgh, USA
2016-2018 Research Associate, University of Zürich, Switzerland
2014-2015 Assistant Professor, Aberystwyth University, IBERS, U.K.
2007-2008 Investigator, Universidad de Los Lagos, Puerto Montt, Chile
2006 Reef Fish Biologist, Operation Wallacea & Fundación Cayos Cochinos, Honduras
2004-2005 SNF Post-doc (Prof. Ole Seehausen), University of Bern, Switzerland
2004 NERC Post-doc (Prof. Ole Seehausen), University of Hull, U. K.
2002-2004 NSERC Post-doc (Profs. Arne Mooers & Bernie Crespie), Simon Fraser University, Canada
1997-2001 PhD (Prof. Scott Hinch), University of British Columbia, Canada
1987-1991 BSc (Prof. Johanna Schmitt), Brown University, U.S.A.
2000-present Consultant: conservation and management of aquatic ecosystems in Europe and the Americas
2011-2013 Water Framework Directive Advisor: Natural Resources Wales, U.K.
2009-2011 Fisheries Biologist: Environment Agency, U.K.
Funding and awards
2015 Outstanding Teaching Award, Highly Commended, Student Led Teaching Awards
2014 Welsh Crucible. £10,000
2014 New Staff Member of the Year, Highly Commended, Student Led Teaching Awards
2014 Selected Member, Welsh Crucible Future Research Leaders
2011 Public Sector Service Award, Association of River Trusts UK
2006 British Ecological Society, Great Britain. £1,000.
2005 Fisheries Society of the British Isles, Great Britain. £5,000.
2005 National Geographic Society, U.S.A: $15,000 US.
2004 NERC, Great Britain: £31,000.
2002 NSERC, Canada: $80,000 Cdn.
1999 University of British Columbia, Canada: $35,000 Cdn.
1997 Faculty of Forestry, UBC: $12,000 Cdn.
19999-01 University Graduate Teaching Award, Faculty Nominee
1992 Young Botanist Award, Botanical Society of America
Grants National Science and Engineering Research Council (Canada) Journals Animal Behaviour, African Journal of Aquatic Science, Animal Conservation, Biology Letters, British Geological Society, Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Canadian Journal of Zoology, Conservation Biology, Ecology of Freshwater Fishes, Ecosphere, Environmental Biology of Fishes, Environmental Management, Ethology, Evolution, Evolutionary Ecology, Fisheries Management & Ecology, Forest Stewardship Council, Freshwater Science, Functional Ecology, Heredity, Hydrobiologia, Journal of Animal Ecology, Journal of Evolutionary Biology, Journal of Fish Biology, Neotropical Ichthyology, North American Journal of Fisheries Management, PLOS ONE, Reviews of Fish Biology and Fisheries, World Wildlife Fund
2018-present Board of Reviewing Editors, Journal of Evolutionary Biology
2014-present Editorial Board, Ecology of Freshwater Fish
2014-18 Academic Editor, PLOS ONE
2018-present Atlantic Salmon Federation
2014-16 Fish Legal (United Kingdom)
2015 Scottish Government, Aquaculture
2013-15 Wales Biodiversity Partnership, Freshwater Group
2011-12 River Restoration Centre, EU Restore Project Technical Advisory Panel
2009 World Wildlife Fund, Chilean aquaculture campaign
2008 International Rivers, Patagonian hydropower campaign
2001 Forest Stewardship Council, British Columbia
2001 British Columbia Central Coast Land Resource Management Plan
Society Memberships (past and present)
American Fisheries Society, American Society of Naturalists, British Ecological Society, Ecological Society of America, Fisheries Society of the British Isles, Institute of Fisheries Management, Society for the Study of Evolution