Claudia Zingerli

Claudia Zingerli
Swiss National Science Foundation

PhD

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May 2006 - February 2010
University of Zurich
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  • PostDoc Position

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“BEYOND” – (Audiovisual) Reflections about the transformative power of science film Prepared for the International Transdisciplinarity Conference 2021, 13-18 September 2021, "Creating spaces and cultivating mindsets for learning and experimentation". A call for discussion BEYOND US AND THEM. Lead filmmaker: Jeanine Reutemann, Redmorpheus GmbH I...
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Over the decades, funding agencies across the world have launched increasing numbers of partnered research initiatives. These partnered research programmes (PRPs) have become more diverse and on demand and there is no single approach for PRPs to succeed. This guide provides insights into diverse experiences. It presents three elements to be conside...
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For our interpretation of shared research based on the contributions united in the edited book "Towards Shared Research", we used a framework with four elements: • Learning as multidimensional and multilevel processes in extended time and scale. • Dimensions of participatory research. • Role of language and translation in interdisciplinary and inte...
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The opening chapter of the book "Towards shared research: Participatory and integrative approaches in researching African environments" is inspired by scholars who contributed to a paradigmatic and discursive shift in researching African environments by combining sound social anthropological qualitative research with historical archive research, an...
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Intercultural, interdisciplinary, and transdisciplinary research interfaces confront researchers with considerable challenges. Towards Shared Research portrays how scholars from different disciplinary and geographical origins and at various academic career stages strive for a more inclusive and better understanding of knowledge about African enviro...
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Intercultural, interdisciplinary, and transdisciplinary research interfaces confront researchers with considerable challenges. Towards Shared Research portrays how scholars from different disciplinary and geographical origins and at various academic career stages strive for a more inclusive and better understanding of knowledge about African enviro...
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A new book draws attention to the twists and turns of participatory and integrative research in African environments. The editors present the highlights of the book and argue for “shared research” which calls for an openness to diverse perspectives and the integration of local knowledge and development contexts.
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Intercultural, interdisciplinary, and transdisciplinary research interfaces confront researchers with considerable challenges. Towards Shared Research portrays how scholars from different disciplinary and geographical origins and at various academic career stages strive for a more inclusive and better understanding of knowledge about African enviro...
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Intercultural, interdisciplinary, and transdisciplinary research interfaces confront researchers with considerable challenges. Towards Shared Research portrays how scholars from different disciplinary and geographical origins and at various academic career stages strive for a more inclusive and better understanding of knowledge about African enviro...
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The dysfunctional use of resources in modern societies arises from increasingly fragmented ways of understanding natural resources. Consequently, there have been repeated calls for integrative knowledge production, and various approaches to integration have been proposed, including such as interdisciplinary or transdisciplinary resource research an...
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Die saguf-Jahrestagung 2015 widmete sich den Möglichkeiten und Grenzen einer großen gesellschaftlichen Transformation hin zu einer nachhaltigen Schweiz. Auf etliche Errungenschaften kann aufgebaut werden. Experimente und Neuorientierungen sind dennoch nötig.
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Um die gesellschaftliche Transformation zu gestalten, wird der Austausch von Wissen zwischen Wissenschaft und Praxis immer wichtiger. Dieser Artikel benennt Prinzipien, Kompetenzen und Rahmenbedingungen für erfolgreichen Wissensaustausch.
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Welche Kompetenzen erfordert eine nachhaltige Entwicklung? Wie können diese in der Hochschulbildung gefördert werden? Diesen Fragen widmete sich die saguf-Jahrestagung 2014 in Zürich.
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The saguf-working group Integrative Research on Natural Resources (AG IRF) explores the character of an integrative research on natural resources and the preconditions for and possibilities of a better cooperation between scientific domains.
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Die SAGUF feierte am 19. Juni 2012 in Langenthal ihr 40-jähriges Bestehen. Der Tag stand im Zeichen von Begegnung und Austausch zu Kernthemen der Arbeit der SAGUF wie Natur schutz und Landschaftsmanagement, Umweltforschung und Methoden des Wissensaustauschs. Besonderes Augenmerk galt der Übersetzung von wissenschaftlichem Wissen in Handeln.
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SAGUF is engaged in a winter school aimed at enabling PhD students to successfully work at the science-society interface. The winter school integrates theoretical reflection with practical experiences.
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Global conservation discourses and practices increasingly rely on market-based solutions to fulfill the dual objective of forest conservation and economic development. Although varied, these interventions are premised on the assumption that natural resources are most effectively managed and preserved while benefiting livelihoods if the market-incen...
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Die SAGUF feiert ihr 40-jähriges Bestehen. In bewährter Tradition schafft die Jubiläumstagung am 19. Juni 2012 Begegnungsmöglichkeiten für Engagierte aus Wissenschaft, Politik, Verwaltung, Praxis und Gesellschaft.
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The present article elaborates on the specific approach to and practice of research for sustainable development as conceptualised and implemented by the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) North- South. At the core is the overarching understanding of sustainable development as a normative concept demanding goal-oriented collabora...
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Does collaborative knowledge production in intercultural teams of researchers from the global North and South offer ways to avoid ‘Western’ dominance in globalised science? This is the key question examined in the present article, which draws on experiences from the international development research network of the Swiss National Centre of Competen...
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In recent years, the partnership concept has shaped not only international development assistance, but also the organisation of knowledge production processes in development research. This article looks beyond the rhetoric of the partnership concept by discussing the institutional conditions and individual choices that shape North–South research co...
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The number of large research networks and programmes engaging in knowledge production for development has grown over the past years. One of these programmes devoted to generating knowledge about and for development is National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) North–South, a cross-disciplinary, international development research network funde...
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Um Umweltprobleme zu lösen, müssen meist voneinander abgegrenzte Wissens systeme verbunden werden. Unterstützend wirkt ein funktionierender Wissensaustausch zwischen Forschung, öffent licher Verwaltung und Praxis. Spezifische Kompetenzen helfen, Wissensaus tauschprozesse erfolgreich zu gestalten; Kommunikationskompetenz ist eine davon.
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We can build on each others’ experiences through exchanging knowledge and know-how. In the best case this enables technical, social and economical innovation and evolution. This article tells the story of sharing, modifying and creating new knowledge around an organic rice farming method applied and adapted in South Korea. The article’s goal is to...
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Um gesellschaftliche Probleme lösen zu können, sollte Wissen aus allen Bereichen genutzt werden. Wie kann die Kommunikation zwischen unterschiedlichen Akteur(inn)en mit verschiedenen Wissensund Wertesystemen gefördert werden? Die AG Wissensaustausch begibt sich auf die Suche nach Erfolgsfaktoren.
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Um gesellschaftliche Probleme lösen zu können, sollte Wissen aus allen Bereichen genutzt werden. Wie kann die Kommunikation zwischen unterschiedlichen Akteur(inn)en mit verschiedenen Wissensund Wertesystemen gefördert werden? Die AG Wissensaustausch begibt sich auf die Suche nach Erfolgsfaktoren.
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This article summarises some of the findings from a recent research project that investigates the knowledge-power-politics-nexus in international development and looks deeper into the everyday realities of research partnerships between institutions and individuals from the Global North and the Global South.
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This article discusses a number of representations of mountains that appear in the international mountain development debate. By adopting a discursive approach, the article analyses the meaning and power of these representations in policy programmes implemented in mountain areas. A case study in Ba Be district in northern Vietnam shows how some rep...
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Fairly all selected NTFPs of the upland commune Ngo Luong in northwest Vietnam reveal a high market potential including opportunities for sustainable resource management. In order to achieve win-win situations at the research site, management of specific NTFPs through intensification or diversification applied by single households or interest group...
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Since 1992, many countries have been experimenting with new governance approaches in environmental policy. The article focuses on governance changes in international and national forest policies and analyses the characteristics of political steering in the Swiss National Forest Programme process between 2002 and 2004.
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Since 1992, many countries have been experi- menting with new governance approaches in environmental policy. The article focuses on governance changes in interna- tional and national forest policies and analyses the characte- ristics of political steering in the Swiss National Forest Pro- gramme process between 2002 and 2004. Seit 1992 experimenti...
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In the course of the last decade, biodiversity conservation has become an important policy device in Vietnam's environmental sector. This article provides a political ecology analysis of the ascent and implementation of biodiversity conservation policy in Vietnam and draws on a case study of Ba Be district, located in Vietnam's northern mountain ar...
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This paper presents and discusses a new course entitled "Environmental Policy for Engineers and Natural Scientists" that is currently being developed in the Department of Environmental Sciences of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. Its overarching goal is that students of the technical and natural sciences acquire skills for critically exam...
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The concepts of policy coordination and integration are theoretically appealing but rather difficult to implement in practice. This paper reviews the emergence of the requirement of policy coordination in international and national forest policy and analyses the Swiss case of the National Forest Programme against the theoretical background of coord...
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This article analyses the ecological and economic prospects of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) and examines the importance of NTFPs for the livelihoods of local forest dwellers. It gives a brief review of NTFPs and the expectations and limitations associated with their use and extraction from natural forests. It argues that when looking at wild...
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During the last few decades, the mountain environment of northern Viet Nam has been undergoing tremendous land cover changes due to expanding agricultural activities. Loss of forest cover and resultant threats to biodiversity hotspots have caused increasing national and international concern. Environmental policies and programs have been launched t...

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