PD Dr. Flurina Schneider

Head of Land Resources Cluster

Phone
+41 31 631 55 82
E-Mail
flurina.schneider@cde.unibe.ch
Office
421
Postal Address
PD Dr. Flurina Schneider
Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)
University of Bern
Hallerstrasse 10
CH-3012 Bern

Areas of professional focus at CDE

  • Research for sustainable and just development
  • Governance and use of natural resources such as water and soils
  • Stakeholders perceptions, norms and values
  • Sustainability transformations, social learning processes
  • Transdisciplinary co-production of knowledge

​Projects

  • MontanAqua
  • COST 634
  • td-SUK
  • Telecoupled Landscapes
  • Recare

Further professional interests

Field experience

Switzerland (PhD), Chile (MSc), China (professional experience), Guatemala (practical training), Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos, Madagascar (post-doc)

Languages

German, English, French, Spanish

 

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2016

Kläy, Andreas; Zimmermann, Anne; Schneider, Flurina (2016). Statt Eingreifen wider Willen – reflexiv transformative Wissenschaft. Bulletin der Vereinigung der Schweizerischen Hochschuldozierenden, 42(3/4), pp. 46-52. Vereinigung der Schweizerischen Hochschuldozierenden

Schneider, Flurina; Bonriposi, Mariano; Graefe, Olivier; Herweg, Karl Günter; Homewood, Christine; Huss, Matthias; Kauzlaric, Martina Catharina; Liniger, Hanspeter; Rey, Emmanuel; Reynard, Emmanuel; Rist, Stephan; Schädler, Bruno; Weingartner, Rolf (2016). MontanAqua: Tackling Water Stress in the Alps: Water Management Options in the Crans-Montana-Sierre Region (Valais). GAIA - ökologische Perspektiven für Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft / ecological perspectives for science and society, 25(3), pp. 191-193. Oekom Verlag 10.14512/gaia.25.3.11

Kläy, Andreas; Schneider, Flurina (2016). Doing Transformative Research: Characteristics and Challenges of Different Approaches (Unpublished). In: International Sustainability Transitions Conference. Wuppertal, Deutschland. 06.-09.09.2016.

Schneider, Flurina (2016). Transdisciplinary problem framing: Increasing the effectiveness of transdisciplinary research for sustainable development (Unpublished). In: Swiss Inter- and Transdisciplinarity Day. Lucerne, Switzerland. 07.11.2016.

Schneider, Flurina (2016). Preventing soil erosion in agriculture: assessing the “From Farmer-to-Farmer” experiment? (Unpublished). In: Dialogue Session: Evaluation of sustainability transition experiments. International Sustainability Transitions Conference. Wuppertal, Deutschland. 06.-09.09.2016.

Schneider, Flurina (2016). Transdisciplinary Co-Production of Knowledge: a Short Introduction (Unpublished). In: Future Earth meeting. Bern, Switzerland. 27.06.-02.07.2016.

Schneider, Flurina (2016). Transdisciplinary and transformative research for sustainable governance of natural resources: Towards intra- and intergenerational justice (Unpublished). (Habilitation, University of Bern, Switzerland, Faculty of Science)

2015

Kläy, Andreas; Zimmermann, Anne; Schneider, Flurina (2015). Rethinking science for sustainable development: Reflexive interaction for a paradigm transformation. Futures, 65, pp. 72-85. Elsevier 10.1016/j.futures.2014.10.012

Schneider, Flurina; Bonriposi, Mariano; Graefe, Olivier; Herweg, Karl Günter; Homewood, Christine; Huss, Matthias; Kauzlaric, Martina Catharina; Liniger, Hanspeter; Rey, Emmanuel; Reynard, Emmanuel; Rist, Stephan; Schädler, Bruno; Weingartner, Rolf (2015). Assessing the sustainability of water governance systems: the sustainability wheel. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 58(9), pp. 1577-1600. Taylor & Francis (Routledge) 10.1080/09640568.2014.938804

Schneider, Flurina (2015). Exploring sustainability through stakeholders' perspectives and hybrid water in the Swiss alps. Water Alternatives, 8(2), pp. 280-296. Water Alternatives

Schneider, Flurina (2015). Nachhaltige Nutzung natürlicher Ressourcen: Der Beitrag der Sozial- und Geisteswissenschaften. GAIA - ökologische Perspektiven für Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft / ecological perspectives for science and society, 24(3), pp. 214-216. Oekom Verlag 10.14512/gaia.24.3.19

Buser, Tobias; Schneider, Flurina (2015). Guiding questions to help design sustainability research projects at the science–policy interface (Unpublished). In: International Transdisciplinarity Conference. Basel, Switzerland. 08.-10.09.2015.

Schneider, Flurina (2015). Justice, scale frames, and the water-energy nexus in the American Southwest (Unpublished). In: XXVI ESRS Congress. Aberdeen, UK. 18.-21.08.2015.

Schneider, Flurina (2015). Nachhaltige Ressourcennutzung - von der Evidenz zur Intervention (Unpublished). In: SAGW Tagung. Basel, Schweiz. 29.01.2015.

Schneider, Flurina (2015). Sustainability wheel: Tool for facilitating transdisciplinary sustainability assessments (Unpublished). In: International Transdisciplinarity Conference. Basel, Switzerland. 08.-10.09.2015.

Schneider, Flurina; Buser, Tobias (2015). Begleitforschungsprojekt I: Integration der Praxis in die 16 Forschungsprojekte des NFP 61: Potenzial und Limitation (Unpublished). In: Workshop zur Begleitforschung des NFP61. Bern, Switzerland. 02.02.2015.

Schneider, Flurina; Krysiak, Frank; Stephan, Gunter; Graefe, Oliver; Bichsel, Christine (2015). Suffizienz in der Schweiz - Impulse durch Sozial- und Geisteswissenschaften (Unpublished). In: eco.naturkongress 2015. Basel, Schweiz. 27.03.2015.

Kläy, Andreas; Schneider, Flurina (2015). Zwischen Wettbewerbsfähigkeit und nachhaltiger Entwicklung: Forschungsförderung braucht Politikkohärenz. GAIA - ökologische Perspektiven für Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft / ecological perspectives for science and society, 24(4), pp. 224-227. Oekom Verlag 10.14512/gaia.24.4.4

2014

Schneider, Flurina (4 January 2014). Processes and methods for social learning (Unpublished). In: Seminar presentation. Arizona State University Tempe, AZ, USA. 04.01.2014.

Schneider, Flurina; Rist, Stephan (2014). Envisioning sustainable water futures in a transdisciplinary learning process: combining normative, explorative, and participatory scenario approaches. Sustainability Science, 9(4), pp. 463-481. Springer 10.1007/s11625-013-0232-6

Reynard, Emmanuel; Bonriposi, Mariano; Graefe, Olivier; Homewood, Christine; Huss, Matthias; Kauzlaric, Martina Catharina; Liniger, Hanspeter; Rey, Emmanuel; Rist, Stephan; Schädler, Bruno; Schneider, Flurina; Weingartner, Rolf (2014). Interdisciplinary assessment of complex regional water systems and their future evolution: how socioeconomic drivers can matter more than climate. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water, 1(4), pp. 413-426. Wiley 10.1002/wat2.1032

Schmid, Franziska; Walter, Felix; Schneider, Flurina; Rist, Stephan (2014). Nachhaltige Wassergouvernanz: Herausforderungen und Wege in die Zukunft (NFP 61 - Thematische Synthese 4). Schweizerischer Nationalfonds

Weingartner, Rolf; Schädler, Bruno; Reynard, Emmanuel; Bonriposi, Mariano; Graefe, Olivier; Herweg, Karl Günter; Homewood, Christine; Huss, Matthias; Kauzlaric, Martina Catharina; Liniger, Hanspeter; Rey, Emmanuel; Rist, Stephan; Schneider, Flurina (2014). MontanAqua: Wasserbewirtschaftung in Zeiten von Knappheit und globalem Wandel Wasserbewirtschaftungsoptionen für die Region Crans-Montana-Sierre im Wallis (NFP 61). Schweizerischer Nationalfonds

Schmid, Franziska; Walter, Felix; Schneider, Flurina; Rist, Stephan (2014). Wege zur nachhaltigen Wassergouvernanz. Thematische Synthese 4: Notwendige Anpassungsprozesse in der schweizerischen Wasserwirtschaft. Aqua & Gas, 2014(11), pp. 36-40. Schweizerischer Verein des Gas- und Wasserfaches (SVGW)

Schneider, Flurina; Buser, Tobias Johannes; Graefe, Olivier (2014). Scales of justice in water governance: hydropower controversies in Switzerland. Water Policy, 16(2), pp. 137-154. IWA Publishing 10.2166/wp.2014.405

Schneider, Flurina; Buser, Tobias Johannes; Rist, Stephan (2014). Potentiale und Limitationen transdisziplinärer Wissensproduktion in Forschungsprojekten des NFP61. In: Workshop zum Thema Wissensintegration des Schweizerischen Nationalfonds SNF. Bern, Schweiz. 25.11.014.

2013

Renner, Renate; Schneider, Flurina; Hohenwallner, Daniela; Kopeinig, Christian; Kruse, Sylvia; Lienert, Judit; Link, Steffen; Muhar, Susanne (2013). Meeting the Challenges of Transdisciplinary Knowledge Production for Sustainable Water Governance. Mountain Research and Development, 33(3), pp. 234-247. International Mountain Society 10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-13-00002.1

Schneider, Flurina; Homewood, Christine (2013). Exploring Water Governance Arrangements in the Swiss Alps From the Perspective of Adaptive Capacity. Mountain Research and Development, 33(3), pp. 225-233. International Mountain Society 10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-13-00004.1

Kläy, Andreas; Schneider, Flurina; Bieri, Sabin (2013). Gerechtigkeit, Freiheit und Integration: Wie kann die Wissenschaft den Übergang in Post-Wachstumsgesellschaften fördern? In: Kongress der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Soziologie: Ungleichheit und Integration in der Krise. Bern, Schweiz. 26.-28.06.2013.

Schneider, Flurina (2013). Potentials and constraints of modeling for transdisciplinary co-producing strategies for sustainable water governance (Unpublished). In: Conference on Transdisciplinary Research and Modeling. München, Deutschland. 10.-11. Apr. 2013.

Schneider, Flurina; Rist, Stephan (2013). Transitions to sustainable water governance from a social learning perspective. In: 4th International conference on sustainability transitions: IST 2013. Zürich, Schweiz. 20. Jun, 2013.

Balsiger, Urs; Bottazzi, Patrick; Breu, Thomas Michael; Bürgi, Elisabeth; Ehrensperger, Albrecht; Giger, Markus; Kiteme, Boniface; Kohler, Thomas; Lardelli, Corina; Messerli, Peter; Rist, Stephan; Schneider, Flurina (2013). Spotlight on governance of land and natural resources: CDE annual report 2012 (CDE Annual Report, 2012). Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

Reynard, Emmanuel; Bonriposi, Mariano; Graefe, Olivier; Herweg, Karl Günter; Homewood, Christine; Huss, Matthias; Kauzlaric, Martina Catharina; Liniger, Hanspeter; Rey, Emmanuel; Rist, Stephan; Schädler, Bruno; Schneider, Flurina; Weingartner, Rolf (2013). MontanAqua: anticiper le stress hydrique dans les Alpes – Scénarios de gestion de l’eau dans la région de Crans-Montana-Sierre (Valais): résultats finaux et recommandations Universités de Berne, Lausanne et Fribourg

2012

Pohl, C.; Rist, Stephan; Zimmermann, Anne; Fry, P.; Gurung, G.S.; Schneider, Flurina; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Kiteme, B.; Boillat, Sébastien; Serrano, E.; Hirsch-Hadorn, G.; Wiesmann, Urs (2012). Roles de los investigadores en la coproducción de conocimiento: Experiencias de la investigación sobre sostenibilidad en Kenia, Suiza, Bolivia y Nepal (NCCR North-South Dialogue 41). Bern: CDE / NCCR North-South

Schneider, Flurina; Rist, Stephan (2012). Transdisciplinary co-production of strategies for sustainable water use. In: 32nd International Geographical Congress. Universität Köln

Schneider, Flurina; Rist, Stephan (2012). Die Bedeutung von Ästhetik bei der Umstellung auf Direktsaat. Agrarforschung Schweiz, 3(4), pp. 216-223. Posieux: Agroscope

2011

Rist, Stephan; Boillat, Sébastien; Gerritsen, Peter RW; Schneider, Flurina; Mathez-Stiefel, Sarah-Lan; Tapia, Nelson (2011). Endogenous knowledge: Implications for sustainable development. In: Wiesman, Urs Martin; Hurni, Hans (eds.) Research for Sustainable Development: Foundations, Experiences, and Perspectives. Perspectives of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South: Vol. 6 (pp. 119-146). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

Rutz, Dominik; Schneider, Flurina; Rist, Stephan (2011). Einflussfaktoren auf Soziale und Gesellschaftliche Lernprozesse im Wissenssystem Biolandbau. In: 11. Wissenschaftstagung Ökologischer Landbau (pp. 340-343). Berlin: Köster

Schneider, Flurina (2011). Approaching water stress in the Alps: Transdisciplinary co-production of systems, target and transformation knowledge. In: Borsdorf, Axel; Stötter, Johann; Veulliet, Eric (eds.) Managing Alpine Future II - Inspire and drive sustainable mountain regions. Proceedings of the Innsbruck Conference November 21-23, 2011 (pp. 107-117). Wien: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften

2010

Ledermann, Thomas; Herweg, Karl Günter; Liniger, Hanspeter; Schneider, Flurina; Hurni, Hans; Prasuhn, Volker (2010). Applying erosion damage mapping to asses and quantify off-site effects of soil erosion in Switzerland. Land degradation & development, 21(4), pp. 353-366. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 10.1002/Idr.1008

Pohl, Christian; Rist, Stephan; Zimmermann, Anne; Fry, Patricia; Gurung, Ghana S.; Schneider, Flurina; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Kiteme, Boniface; Boillat, Sébastien; Serrano, Elvira; Hirsch Hadorn, Gertrude; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2010). Researchers' roles in knowledge co-production: experience from sustainability research in Kenya, Switzerland, Bolivia and Nepal. Science and public policy, 37(4), pp. 267-281. Oxford: Oxford University Press 10.3152/030234210X496628

Schneider, Flurina; Ledermann, Thomas; Fry, Patricia; Rist, Stephan (2010). Soil conservation in Swiss agriculture - Approaching abstract and symbolic meanings in farmers' life-worlds. Land use policy, 27(1), pp. 332-339. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science 10.1016/j.landusepol.2009.04.007

Herweg, Karl Günter; Rist, Stephan; Liniger, Hanspeter; Prasuhn, Volker; Schneider, Flurina; Ledermann, Thomas; Fry, Patricia; Zimmermann, Anne; Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2010). Transdisciplinarity – An Option for Applied Landscape Ecology in Complex and Uncertain Contexts. Erde, 141, pp. 321-339. Gesellschaft für Erdkunde zu Berlin

2009

Schneider, Flurina; Fry, Patrizia; Ledermann, Thomas; Rist, Stephan (2009). Social Learning Processes in Swiss Soil Protection? The 'From Farmer - To Farmer' Project. Human ecology, 37(4), pp. 475-489. New-York, NY: Springer 10.1007/s10745-009-9262-1

2008

Schneider, Flurina; Allenbach, Silvano; Fry, Patricia; Rist, Stephan (2008). Das Projekt "Von Bauern - für Bauern" aus transdisziplinärer Sicht. VBB-Bulletin - Arbeitsgruppe "Vollzug Bodenbiologie", 11, pp. 12-15. Frick (CH): Arbeitsgruppe Vollzug Bodenbiologie VBB c/o Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau FiBL

Ledermann, Thomas; Herweg, Karl Günter; Liniger, Hanspeter; Schneider, Flurina; Hurni, Hans; Prasuhn, Volker (2008). Erosion Damage Mapping: Assessing Current Soil Erosion Damage in Switzerland. In: The soils of tomorrow. Advances in Geoecology: Vol. 39 (pp. 263-283). Catena

Ledermann, Thomas; Schneider, Flurina (2008). Verbreitung der Direktsaat in der Schweiz. Agrarforschung, 15(8), pp. 408-413. Bern: Bundesamt für Landwirtschaft

Pohl, Christian; Rist, Stephan; Zimmermann, Anne; Fry, Patricia; Gurung, Ghana S.; Schneider, Flurina; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Kiteme, Boniface P.; Boillat, Sébastien; Serrano, Elvira; Hirsch Hadorn, Gertrude; Wiesmann, Urs (2008). The Roles of Researchers in Co-producing Knowledge. In: International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD 2008). Pre-conference Proceedings University of Bern, Switzerland, 2-4 July 2008. NCCR North-South Dialogue: Vol. 21 (p. 79). Bern: CDE / NCCR North-South

2007

Aeberhard, Andrea; Schneider, Flurina; Rist, Stephan (2007). Knowledge production and dissemination in sustainable agriculture as a transdisciplinary process – experiences from Switzerland (Unpublished). In: ESSHRA International Conference: Towards a Knowledge Society. Bern, Switzerland. 02.07.-06.07.2007.

2006

Schneider, Flurina; Ledermann, Thomas; Prasuhn, Volker; Liniger, Hanspeter; Fry, Patricia; Herweg, Karl; Rist, Stephan (2006). On- and Off-site Effectiveness of Soil and Water Conservation in Switzerland: Steps Towards the Integration of Farmers , Experts and Scientific Knowledge. ISCO-14 Proceedings, [1-6]. International Soil Conservation Organization