The role of Science, Technology and Innovation in the implementation of the SDG’s –  Reflections from the UN 2nd Multi-stakeholder Forum, May 15-16, 2017

In May, FinCEAL Plus together with Prof. Satu Miettinen from the University of Lapland and Dr. Mikko Perkiö from the University of Tampere attended the Second UN Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation in New York.

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UniPID board holds annual Planning Days at Hyytiälä research station

UniPID Planning Days 2017 were held in connection with the second UniPID board meeting of the year, on 18-19 May in Hyytiälä research station, run by the University of Helsinki.This annual get-together is the most important board activity of the year, which aims to facilitate both the evaluation of UniPID’s past activities, as well as brainstorming and planning of UniPID’s strategic objectives and actions for the future.

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Virtual Studies 2017 Call for Proposals

The Finnish University Partnership for International Development – UniPID is hereby inviting interested course coordinators from UniPID member universities to submit course proposals for the UniPID Virtual Studies programme.

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FinCEAL Plus has opened a Targeted Travel Grant Call to support the participation of experts from Finnish universities or research institutions interested in attending the ALCUE NET Expert workshop on Sustainable Urbanization, Smart Cities and Nature-Based Solutions in Lisbon, Portugal on June 29-30.

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UniPID Virtual Studies nominated as a Finnish entry for the UNESCO-Japan Prize on ESD

The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) hands out a prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) funded by the Government of Japan, which consists of three annual awards of USD 50,000 for each recipient. The prize was awarded for the first time in 2015.

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Master's Award in Development Studies 2017

The Finnish University Partnership for International Development – UniPID and the Finnish Society for Development Research (FSDR) jointly seek exceptional Master’s level theses from UniPID universities to be awarded. The Master’s Award in Development Studies 2017 will be presented in conjunction with FSDR’s Development Day Seminar 2018. The prize sum is 1,000 euros. There will also be two honorable mentions for exceptionally meriting works.

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April 2017 Issue of UniPID Newsletter

Check out what's new and exciting with UniPID's projects, for information on upcoming events in Finland and abroad and for new publications and funding opportunities!

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FinCEAL+ LAC Targeted Travel Grants for European Latin American Technology Based Business Network events in Buenos Aires and Lima

FinCEAL Plus has opened a Targeted Travel Grant Call to support the participation experts from Finnish universities or research institutions interested in attending "New technological businesses between Europe and Argentina to address challenges in Industry 4.0, Energy and ICTs" event in Buenos Aires, Argentina, or "Technological solutions for an integral urban growth" event in Lima, Peru.The events are organized by the ELAN - European Latin American Technology Based Business Network.

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Indonesia-Finland Seminar: Opportunities and Challenges in Research Collaboration, at the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Helsinki, 4th April 2017

Indonesia – Finland research seminar: Opportunities and Challenges in Research Collaboration was held at the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Helsinki on Tuesday, April 4th 2017. The seminar was co-organized with the Embassy of Indonesia in Finland and the University of Helsinki. The seminar gathered 45 participants including researchers (professors, post docs and PhD students), research funding organizations and government representatives and other stakeholders from Finland and Indonesia.

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