Christian Pohl

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Christian Pohl, with a PhD in environmental sciences and a habilitation degree from the University of Bern, is Co-Director of the Transdisciplinarity Lab (TdLab) of the Department of Environmental Systems Science at ETH Zurich ( TdLab is in charge of the department’s transdisciplinary case-study teaching, runs transdisciplinary projects and develops theories and methods of transdisciplinary research. Christian Pohl studied environmental science, followed by a doctoral thesis on uncertainty in environmental assessments.


  1. Hadorn, G. H., Hoffman-Riem, H., Biber-Klemm, S., Grossenbacher-Mansuy, W., Joye, D., Pohl, C., et al. (Eds.). (2008). Handbook of transdisciplinary research. Cham: Springer.Google Scholar
  2. Pohl, C. (2011). What is progress in transdisciplinary research? Futures, 37(10), 1159–1178.Google Scholar
  3. Pohl, C., & Hirsch Hadorn, G. (2007). Principles for designing transdisciplinary research. Munich: Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Azerbaijan UniversityBakuAzerbaijan
  2. 2.Faculty of Transdisciplinary InnovationUniversity of Technology SydneyUltimoAustralia
  3. 3.Faculty of ScienceUNSW SydneyKensingtonAustralia

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