Dr. Flurina Schneider is a human geographer and senior research scientist at the Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern. She has conducted extensive research for sustainable and just development, particularly on conditions and processes that hinder or foster social learning and transdisciplinary co-production of knowledge. Moreover, she has developed methods and approaches for integrating inter- and transdisciplinary research results and managed transdisciplinary processes of knowledge co-production and learning between academic and non-academic actors (e.g. moderation of stakeholder platforms, participatory scenario development). Currently, she is the principal investigator of a project entitled: “Increasing the Effectiveness of Transdisciplinary Research for Sustainable Development” and the coordinator of the r4d project: “Managing telecoupled landscapes for the sustainable provision of ecosystem services and poverty alleviation”. Her research takes place in Switzerland, Myanmar, Laos and Madagascar.