Formative years

1973  Birth, childhood and adolescence in Basel and Allschwil

1988  First individual journey to Southern France
1991  Encounter with Raoul Glatt
1993  First view on the Southern Pacific in Tasmania, Australia
1993   Entry into the academic world with stops at the University of Basel, University of Freiburg im Breisgau, University of East Anglia, ETH Zurich, University of Zurich
1995  First garden, backyard Hagentalerstrasse, Basel
1998  First field research in Palawan, Philippines
2000  Second field research in Bà Bê, Vietnam
2002  First professional employment with research, lecturing and consultancies and work stays in western European countries
2005  First daughter Medea Linh Glatt
2007  Research stays in Bolivia
2008  Second daughter Maëlle Irina Glatt
2010  Transition into science-related work and activity fields at Climate-KIC (2010-2013), CCES (2010-2014), saguf (since 2010), Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) (since 2014); work stays in Japan, Egypt, Sri Lanka, Benin, Ghana, and western European countries.
2016  Second garden, managed near to nature, Zurich
For my CV please see my profile on LinkedIn.

Publications and presentations are substantial part of my work and important communication instruments for specific target groups in science, policy and society.

All publications (in alphabetical order, for download)

  • Bornemann, B., Bernasconi, A., Ejderyan, O., Schmid, F., Wäger, P., Zingerli, C., 2017. Research on natural resources: The quest for integration revisited. GAIA 26/1: 16-21. Download PDF
  • Fry, P., Bachmann, F., Bose, L., Flury, M., Förster, R., Kläy, A., Küffer, C., Zingerli, C., 2008. Von implizitem Know-how zu expliziten Thesen. Inter- und transdisziplinärer Wissensaustausch. GAIA – Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society 17/3: 318-320. Download PDF
  • Fry, P., Zingerli, C., Kläy, A., Förster, R., 2011. Wissensaustausch aktiv gestalten: Erfahrungen in der Forschungspraxis. GAIA, 20/2: 130-132. Download PDF
  • Haller, T., Zingerli, C., (forthcoming) 2020a. Towards collaborative and integrative research in African environments, in: Towards shared research: Participatory and integrative approaches in researching African environments, Haller, T., Zingerli, C. (Eds.). Bielefeld, Transcript.
  • Haller, T., Zingerli, C. (Eds.), (forthcoming) 2020b. Towards shared research: Participatory and integrative approaches in researching African environments. Transcript, Bielefeld.
  • Hilfiker, K., Zingerli, C., Sorg, J.-P., 2006. Resource Conservation and Market Potential of NTFP in the Northern Uplands of Vietnam. Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Forstwesen 157/2: 49-56. Download PDF
  • Kläy, A., Heim, T., Minsch, J., Stauffacher, M., Zingerli, C., 2011. Welche Forschung führt zu Innovationen für eine nachhaltige Entwicklung? GAIA 20/3: 214-216. Download PDF
  • Kruse, S., Förster, R., Fry, P., Kläy, A., Kueffer, C., Moschitz, H., Wolf, P., Zingerli, C., 2015. Wissensaustausch zwischen Forschung und Praxis erfolgreich gestalten. GAIA 24/4: 278-280. Download PDF
  • Rutz, D., Zingerli, C., 2009. Interrelating knowledge processes with institutional and cultural contexts in organic rice farming. Insights from integrated rice and duck farming in the Hongdong community of South Korea. Rural Development News/1: 23-29. Download PDF
  • Stauffacher, M., Carabias-Hütter, V., Förster, R., Fry, P., Hall, M., Kläy, A., Kueffer, C., Spiess, H., Wäger, P., Zingerli, C., 2013. Engagement für inter- und transdisziplinäre Forschung zur nachhaltigen Entwicklung. GAIA 22/2: 142-144. Download PDF
  • Stauffacher, M., Zingerli, C., Fry, P., Pohl, C., Krütli, P., 2012. Science meets practice: A Winter School offers new perspectives. GAIA 21/2: 145-147. Download PDF
  • To Xuan Phuc, Dressler, W.H., Mahanty, S., Pham Thu Thuy, Zingerli, C., 2012. The Prospects for Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) in Vietnam: A Look at Three Payment Schemes. Human Ecology 40: 237-249. Download PDF
  • Wäger, P., Ejderyan, O., Schmid, F., Stauffacher, M., Zingerli, C., 2014. The role of social sciences and humanities in integrative research on natural resources. GAIA 23/2: 142-144. Download PDF
  • Weder, A., Zingerli, C., 2010. Changing development discourses over 40 years of Swiss-Bolivian development cooperation. Berne: NCCR North-South. Download PDF
  • Wetterwald, O., Zingerli, C., Sorg, J.-P., 2004. Non-timber Forest Products in Nam Dong District, Central Vietnam: Economic and Ecological Prospects. Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Forstwesen 155/2: 45-52. Download PDF
  • Wiesmann, U., Hurni, H., Ott, C., Zingerli, C., 2011. Combining the concepts of transdisciplinarity and partnership in research for sustainable development, in: Research for Sustainable Development: Foundations, Experiences, and Perspectives. Perspectives of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South, University of Bern, Vol. 6, Wiesmann, U., Hurni, H., an international group of co-editors (Eds.). Bern, Geographica Bernensia. 43–70. Download PDF
  • Wilhelm, S., Förster, R., Nagel, U., Wülser, G., Zingerli, C., 2015. Zukunft gestalten: Nachhaltigkeitskompetenzen in der Hochschulbildung. GAIA 24/1: 70-72. Download PDF
  • Zimmermann, W., Zingerli, C., 2004a. Die Schweiz ist dabei. Aktuelle Waldprogramme ausgewählter europäischer Länder im Vergleich. Wald und Holz 9: 55-57. Download PDF
  • Zimmermann, W., Zingerli, C., 2004b. Switzerland: Optimising Sustainable Forest Management, in: Forests for the Future: National Forest Programmes in Europe – Country and Regional Reports from COST Action E19 on National Forest Programmes in a European Context, Humphreys, D. (Ed.). Luxembourg, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities. 277-293.
  • Zingerli, C., 1998. Ressourcennutzungskonflikte in der Provinz Palawan, Philippinen. Das Wirkungsgefüge zwischen Mensch und Umwelt in einem regionalen Entwicklungskontext, Geographisches Institut. Universität Basel, Basel. Download PDF
  • Zingerli, C., 2003a. Vietnam’s Mountain Problematique. Debating Development, Policy and Politics in Mountain Areas. University of East Anglia, p. 254. Download PDF
  • Zingerli, C., 2003b. Changing the Rules of the Game: Forest Management in the Mountain District of Ba Be, Vietnam. ETFRN News 38: 45-47. Download PDF
  • Zingerli, C., 2004. Politics in Mountain Communes: Exploring Vietnamese Grassroots Democracy, in: Rethinking Vietnam, McCargo, D. (Ed.). London, New York, RoutledgeCurzon. 53-66. Download PDF
  • Zingerli, C., 2005. Colliding Understandings of Biodiversity Conservation in Vietnam: Global Claims, National Interests, Local Struggles. Society and Natural Resources 18/8: 1-15. Download PDF
  • Zingerli, C., 2007a. Learning from Evaluations: Knowledge Management and Institutional Learning in International Development Agencies. SDC, Berne, p. 26. Download PDF
  • Zingerli, C., 2007b. Whose Mountain Reality? Changing Policies in Vietnam’s Northern Mountain Area. Asiatische Studien/4: 1045-1076. Download PDF
  • Zingerli, C., 2010. A sociology of international research partnerships for sustainable development. European Journal of Development Research 22/2: 217-233. Download PDF
  • Zingerli, C., 2011a. Collaborative knowledge production for sustainable development: Experiences from the NCCR North-South, in: Research for Sustainable Development: Foundations, Experiences, and Perspectives. Perspectives of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South, University of Bern, Vol. 6, Wiesmann, U., Hurni, H., an international group of co-editors (Eds.). Bern, Geographica Bernensia. 91–102. Download PDF
  • Zingerli, C., 2011b. Innovationen für eine Nachhaltige Entwicklung. Geosciences ACTUEL 3: 37-38.
  • Zingerli, C., 2013. CCES Winter School „Science Meets Practice“, CCES News. ETH Domain, Zurich, p. 2.
  • Zingerli, C., Bisang, K., Zimmermann, W., 2004. Nationale forstpolitische Programme: Kontext, Anforderungen und das Beispiel “Waldprogramm Schweiz”. Zürich: ETH Zürich. Download PDF
  • Zingerli, C., Bisang, K., Zimmermann, W., 2007. Towards Policy Integration: Experiences with intersectoral coordination in international and national forest policy, in: Berlin Conference 2004 on the Human Dimension of Global Environmental Change: „Greening of Policies – Interlinkages and Policy Integration“, Jacob, K., Pentzlin, D. (Eds.). Berlin, FFU. Download PDF
  • Zingerli, C., Bolliger, J., Schmid, F., 2012. SAGUF: 40 Jahre Impulse für Forschung, Politik und Gesellschaft. GAIA 21/1: 67-68. Download PDF
  • Zingerli, C., Castella, J.-C., Pham Hung, M., Pham Van, C., 2002. Contesting Policies: Rural Development Versus Biodiversity Conservation in the Ba Be National Park Area, in: Doi Moi in the Mountains. Land Use Changes and Farming Systems Differentiations in Bac Kan Province, Vietnam, Castella, J.-C., Dang Dinh, Q. (Eds.). Hanoi, Agricultural Publishing House. 249-275. Download PDF
  • Zingerli, C., Climate-KIC Education Group, 2010. Climate-KIC Summer School 2010 “Climate Change Innovation”: Evaluation report. Climate-KIC, Zurich, London, Paris, p. 24.
  • Zingerli, C., Fry, P., Bachmann, F., Flury, M., Förster, R., Kläy, A., Küffer, C., 2009a. Kommunikationskompetenz: Eine Bedingung für erfolgreiche Wissensaustauschprozesse zwischen Forschung, öffentlicher Verwaltung und Praxis. GAIA 18/3: 264-266. Download PDF
  • Zingerli, C., Haller, T., (forthcoming) 2020. Conclusion: Towards collaborative and integrative research on African environments, in: Towards shared research: Participatory and integrative approaches in researching African environments, Haller, T., Zingerli, C. (Eds.). Bielefeld, Transcript.
  • Zingerli, C., Kueffer, C., 2016. Eine grosse Transformation der Schweiz: Auf Bewährtes setzen und mit Neuem experimentieren. GAIA 25/1: 64-66. Download PDF
  • Zingerli, C., Michel, C., Salmi, A., 2009b. On producing and sharing knowledge across boundaries: Experiences from the interfaces of an international development research network. Knowledge Management for Development Journal 5/2: 185-196. Download PDF
  • Zingerli, C., Schmid, F., Bolliger, J., 2012. 40 Jahre SAGUF: Zusammen mehr erreichen. GAIA 21/3: 246-248. Download PDF
  • Zingerli, C., Templer, R., Chepfer, H., Kratzer, J., Van Veelen, M., Mohamed, E., Saunders, E., 2012c. Climate-KIC theJourney Handbook. Zurich: Climate-KIC.
  • Zingerli, C., Uzeda, A., 2008. A sociology of international research partnerships for sustainable development. NORRAG News 40: 140-142. Download PDF
  • Zingerli, C., Zimmermann, W., 2004. Fulfilling International Obligations: The Implementation of Proposals for Action in the Swiss National Forest Programme. ETFRN News/41-42: 77-79.
  • Zingerli, C., Zimmermann, W., 2006. Ansätze moderner politischer Steuerung in der Schweizer Waldpolitik. Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Forstwesen 157/1: 8-16. Download PDF
  • Zingerli, C., Zimmermann, W., 2007. Environmental Policy for Engineers and Natural Scientists: A teaching module, in: Berlin Conference 2004 on the Human Dimension of Global Environmental Change: Conference Proceedings „Greening of Policies – Interlinkages and Policy Integration“, Jacob, K., Pentzlin, D. (Eds.). Berlin, FFU.

Selected presentations (listed according to year, without download)

  • Zingerli, C., Hachigonta, S., O’Brien, D., 2019. GRC Working Group on Partnered Research Programmes: Findings from the peer-learning study, Global Research Council, Regional Meeting, Oslo, 3-4 December 2019.
  • Zingerli, C., Berkhout, R., 2019. Participatory filmmaking for SDG16+: The making of a research documentary, Presentation and interactive session during Geneva Peace Week 2019, 5 November 2019, Geneva.
  • Zingerli, C., 2019. Kommunikationskompetenz: Eine Bedingung für (erfolgreiche) Wissensaustauschprozesse, SGP Tagung 2019 «Wenn Pflanzenschutz politisch ist. Wissensvermittlung mit Konfliktpotential: Gefahren, Chancen, Strategien», Bern, 21. März 2019, Bern.
  • Zingerli, C., 2018. How to influence policies with research results? Transforming Food Systems with Agroecology – From research results to policy influence, A Learning Forum by SDC’s Global Programme Food Security, Bern, 27. September 2018, Bern.
  • Zingerli, C., 2018. Partnership practices in the Swiss r4d programme, OECD Workshop “International research and innovation partnerships”, Moscow, 17 May 2018. OECD, Moscow.
  • Zingerli, C., 2017. Global scientific encounters: The quest for sustainable research cooperations, European Conference on African Studies, ECAS, 22 June 2017. ECAS, Basel.
  • Zingerli, C., Righetti, A., 2017. Perspectives on “impact, assessment and dissemination” from the Swiss r4d programme, Research for Development – European Research Funders and Performers Best Practice Workshop, Brussels, 18-19 May 2017, Brussels.
  • Zingerli, C., Stauffacher, M., Mittler, M., Pohl, C., Frick, C., Fry, P., Gerber, B., Krütli, P., 2013. CCES Winter School “Science Meets Practice”. Building competence and confidence for better inter- and transdisciplinary interactions, Digital Poster prepared for the First Global Conference on Research Integration and Implementation, 8-11 September 2013. Conference theme: Educating the next generation. Download PDF
  • Zingerli, C., 2012. Science meets practice: getting ready for fruitful knowledge sharing between researchers and stakeholders, ICRD 2012, 20-22 August 2012. NCCR North-South, Berne.
  • Templer, R., Mohamed, E., Saunders, E., Zingerli, C., 2011. Creating Climate Entrepreneurs – a Tale of Contextual Learning, The Future of Education, Florence.
  • Zingerli, C., 2009. “We are more visible and recognised”: Dynamics and Effects of North-South Research Partnerships, 10th UKFIET Conference, Oxford.
  • Zingerli, C., Fry, P., Bachmann, F., Flury, M., Förster, R., Kläy, A., Küffer, C., 2009. Creating spaces for successfully sharing and producing knowledge in the environmental sector, td-conference „Integration in inter- and transdisciplinary research: Forging collective concepts, methods and practices – changing structures“ Berne.
  • Zingerli, C., Uzeda, A., 2008. A sociology of international research partnerships for sustainable development, European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI) 12th General Conference, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Zingerli, C., 2007. Knowledge and Learning in International Development: Knowledge chains and learning loops, SDC Workshop “Learning from Evaluations: Knowledge Management and Institutional Learning in International Development Agencies”, Berne.
  • Hilfiker, K., Zingerli, C., Sorg, J.-P., 2005. Poverty Mitigation through NTFP Commercialisation in the Northern Uplands of Vietnam. IUFRO, Brisbane.
  • Zingerli, C., 2004. Nationale Forstprogramme im Lichte der Good Governance Ansätze.
  • Zingerli, C., Bisang, K., Zimmermann, W., 2004. Towards Policy Integration: Experiences with Coordination in Swiss Forest Policy, in: Jacob, K. (Ed.). FFU, Berlin.
  • Zingerli, C., 2001. Institutional Arrangements for Upland Fields: A locality-specific perspective on forest land management in Northern Vietnam, SANREM conference on Sustaining upland development: tools, issues and institutions for local natural resource management. SANREM, Makati City, 28-30 May 2001.
Dr. Claudia Zingerli, 8053 Zürich, claudia.zingerli@bluewin.ch