Call for experts: FinCEAL Plus co-organizes China-Finland Co-creating New Solutions for Education and Health - seminar in Beijing, China on 9th October 2017

UniPID - Finnish University Partnership for International Development / FinCEAL Plus, China - Finland Strategic ICT Alliance and Beijing Normal University - Sino-Finnish Joint Learning Innovation Institute (JoLII) are organizing a high-level, bi-regional research seminar focusing on Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation in Health and Education in Beijing, China 9th October 2017. We are now inviting experts from Finnish universities and research institutions to express their interest in joining the Finnish expert delegation to the event.

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August 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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My Internship Reflections at UniPID

This post is a reflection on my 12 weeks internship period at UniPID. As a student of Masters in Research and Innovation in Higher Education (MARIHE) an internship is a mandatory part of the program to gain practical knowledge in the field of higher education. A task that helped me to broaden my understanding of the various thematic categories of global development issues was attending the UniPID Planning Days on 18th -19th May 2017 in Hyytiälä. Traditionally, the global development issues are studied from three dimensions of social, economic, and environmental. However, there are some issues like health and gender that are not easy to categorize and fall under 'cross-cutting' theme.

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FinCEAL+ LAC Targeted Travel Grants to ELAN event: Technologies and Business Models for the Energy Challenges of the 21st Century, Santiago de Chile, 23-24 October

FinCEAL Plus has opened a Targeted Travel Grant Call to support the participation of 1-2 experts from Finnish universities or research institutions interested in attending the following event organized by the ELAN - European Latin American Technology Based Business Network: Technologies and Business Models for the Energy Challenges of the 21st Century, Santiago de Chile, 23-24 October 2017.

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Call for Papers: UniPID working group on Temporalities, Cultures and Locations of

UniPID invites papers for a working group on Temporalities, Cultures and Locations of "Gender" and "Development" in the annual Gender Studies Conference, organized in Jyväskylä on 23-25 November 2017. This working group will also host a special guest speaker, akshay khanna from New Delhi to touch upon the connections between sexuality and development. Check out akshay khanna's interesting bio here: https://www.jyu.fi/en/congress/sptpaivat2017/InEnglish. khanna will also participate in the panel discussion on the Futures of Feminism in the concluding plenary session of the conference.

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 Focus on Africa Newsletter 2/2017

Check out the newest issue of Focus on Africa: Finland-Africa Cooperation! The newsletter serves as a link to the Finnish academic community to the changing and expanding landscape of Finnish-Africa partnership, as well as Africa-EU cooperation. The newsletter will provide insight into cooperation between Finland and Africa, exploring the policies, research, and partnerships that make up this cooperation.

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FINCEAL PLUS TARGETED TRAVEL GRANTS FOR ICT PROPOSER'S DAY 2017 IN BUDAPEST, HUNGARY, NOVEMBER 9-10

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 ICT Proposer's Day 2017 in Budapest, Hungary, on November 9-10. Registration for the event will open in June.

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FINCEAL INFOBANK COMPETITION 2017 - SHOWCASE YOUR PROJECT ON THE MAP!

The FinCEAL Infobank is a multidisciplinary database on research related to Africa, Asia Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) carried out by the Finnish science community. The Infobank contains Finnish research institutions’ international cooperation in a nutshell – it already has more than 190 registered projects on a wide range of topics!

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  FROM RESEARCH TO SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS FOR EDUCATION: FinCEAL Plus Africa Side-Event in South Africa, May 2017

In cooperation with the Ministry of Education, FinCEAL Plus Africa organized a side-event to the Ministerial visit of Sanni Grahn-Laasonen to South Africa in May.

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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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