Dr HyeJin Kim


Research projects


Postdoc: Developing multidimensional index for biodiversity to support the design, implementation and evaluation of multi-scale policy frameworks – CBD Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, EU Biodiversity Strategy, German Biodiversity Strategy – and their complementing policies in Saxony-Anhalt with government agencies and scientific communities. (project website: MDI4B)

PhD: Nature-centered, multi-scale, and cross-sectoral scenarios development for biodiversity conservation policies and practice through participatory stakeholder engagement and scientific community mobilization with the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)

Research Career


2022 – Now Researcher. Sustainable Landscape Development, Institute of Geography, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg and Synthesis Centre for Biodiversity Sciences (sDiv), German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv). (Halle-Jena-Leipzig, Germany)

Project: Multidimensional index to support the design, implementation and evaluation of EU Biodiversity Strategy and complementing policies in Saxony-Anhalt (MLU BioDivFund - MDI4B). (PIs: Christine Fürst, Henrique Pereira, Insa Theesfeld, Marten Winter)

2017 – 2021 Doctoral researcher. Biodiversity Conservation Group, German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv). (Halle-Jena-Leipzig, Germany)

PhD thesis: Enhancing the use of scenario-based biodiversity information in conservation policy and practice. (Advisor: Henrique Pereira)

2015 – 2017 Research fellow. IPBES Knowledge and Data Taskforce TSU, Consilience Research Department, National Institute of Ecology. (Seocheon, Korea)

2014 Research contractor. Trend Analysis Unit, Statistical Research Institute, Statistics Korea. (Daejeon, Korea)

2012 – 2013 Research consultant. EFA Global Monitoring Report, UNESCO. (Paris, France)

2006 – 2012 Research and technical officer. Education Policy and Data Center, FHI360. (Washington D.C., U.S.A.)

2005 – 2006 Master in International Education Policy. Harvard University. (Cambridge, U.S.A.)

2000 – 2004 Bachelor in Anthropology and Sociology. University of Notre Dame. (Notre Dame, U.S.A.)

iDiv publications


Mansur, A. V., McDonald, R. I., Güneralp, B., Kim, H., de Oliveira, J. A. P., Callaghan, C. T., Hamel, P., Kuiper, J. J., Wolff, M., Liebelt, V., Martins, I. S., Elmqvist, T. and Pereira, H. M.

(2022): Nature futures for the urban century: Integrating multiple values into urban management. Environmental Science & Policy

A. Perino, H. M. Pereira, M. Felipe-Lucia, H. Kim, H. S. Kühl, M. R. Marselle, J. N. Meya, C. Meyer, L. M. Navarro, R. van Klink, G. Albert, C. D. Barratt, H. Bruelheide, Y. Cao, A. Chamoin, M. Darbi, M. Dornelas, N. Eisenhauer, F. Essl, N. Farwig, J. Förster, J. Freyhof, J. Geschke, F. Gottschall, C. Guerra, P. Haase, T. Hickler, U. Jacob, T. Kastner, L. Korell, I. Kühn, G. U. C. Lehmann, B. Lenzner, A. Marques, E. Motivans Švara, L. C. Quintero, A. Pacheco, A. Popp, J. Rouet-Leduc, F. Schnabel, J. Siebert, I. R. Staude, S. Trogisch, V. Švara, J.-C. Svenning, G. Pe'er, K. Raab, D. Rakosy, M. Vandewalle, A. S. Werner, C. Wirth, H. Xu, D. Yu, Y. Zinngrebe and A. Bonn

(2021): Biodiversity post-2020: Closing the gap between global targets and national-level implementation. Conservation Letters

D. M. S. Matias, H. Kim, J. A. Anticamara, K. M. S. Matias, L. V. Tibig

(2021): Emerging response options and scenarios of slow onset events related to climate change in Southeast Asia. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability

Bonn, A., Darbi, M., Kim, H., Marquard, E.

(2020): Conservation goals in international policies. In: Vickery, Juliet A. Ockendon, Nancy Pettorelli, Nathalie Brotherton, Peter N. M. Sutherland, William J. Davies, Zoe G. (Eds.) Conservation Research, Policy and Practice Cambridge University Press

Pereira, L. M., K. K. Davies, E. den Belder, S. Ferrier, S. Karlsson-Vinkhuyzen, H. Kim, J. J. Kuiper, S. Okayasu, M. G. Palomo, H. M. Pereira, G. Peterson, J. Sathyapalan, M. Schoolenberg, R. Alkemade, S. Carvalho Ribeiro, A. Greenaway, J. Hauck, N. King, T. Lazarova, F. Ravera, N. Chettri, W. W. L. Cheung, R. J. J. Hendriks, G. Kolomytsev, P. Leadley, J.-P. Metzger, K. N. Ninan, R. Pichs, A. Popp, C. Rondinini, I. Rosa, D. van Vuuren, C. J. Lundquist

(2020): Developing multiscale and integrative nature–people scenarios using the Nature Futures Framework. People and Nature

Rosa, I. M. D., Purvis, A., Alkemade, R., Chaplin-Kramer, R., Ferrier, S., Guerra, C. A., Hurtt, G., Kim, H., Leadley, P., Martins, I. S., Popp, A., Schipper, A. M., van Vuuren, D., Pereira, H. M.

(2020): Challenges in producing policy-relevant global scenarios of biodiversity and ecosystem services. Global Ecology and Conservation

Kim, H., Rosa, I. M. D., Alkemade, R., Leadley, P., Hurtt, G., Popp, A., van Vuuren, D. P., Anthoni, P., Arneth, A., Baisero, D., Caton, E., Chaplin-Kramer, R., Chini, L., De Palma, A., Di Fulvio, F., Di Marco, M., Espinoza, F., Ferrier, S., Fujimori, S., Gonzalez, R. E., Gueguen, M., Guerra, C., Harfoot, M., Harwood, T. D., Hasegawa, T., Haverd, V., Havlík, P., Hellweg, S., Hill, S. L. L., Hirata, A., Hoskins, A. J., Janse, J. H., Jetz, W., Johnson, J. A., Krause, A., Leclère, D., Martins, I. S., Matsui, T., Merow, C., Obersteiner, M., Ohashi, H., Poulter, B., Purvis, A., Quesada, B., Rondinini, C., Schipper, A. M., Sharp, R., Takahashi, K., Thuiller, W., Titeux, N., Visconti, P., Ware, C., Wolf, F., Pereira, H. M.

(2018): A protocol for an intercomparison of biodiversity and ecosystem services models using harmonized land-use and climate scenarios. Geoscientific Model Development

Navarro, L. M., Fernandez, N., Guerra, C., Guralnick, R., Kissling, W. D., Londono, M. C., Muller-Karger, F., Turak, E., Balvanera, P., Costello, M. J., Delavaud, A., El Serafy, G. Y., Ferrier, S., Geijzendorffer, I., Geller, G. N., Jetz, W., Kim, E. S., Kim, H., Martin, C. S., McGeoch, M. A., Mwampamba, T. H., Nel, J. L., Nicholson, E., Pettorelli, N., Schaepman, M. E., Skidmore, A., Pinto, I. S., Vergara, S., Vihervaara, P., Xu, H. G., Yahara, T., Gill, M., Pereira, H. M.

(2018): Monitoring biodiversity change through effective global coordination. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability
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