Call for Theses: Master's Award in Development Studies 2018

The Finnish University Partnership for International Development – UniPIDand the Finnish Society for Development Research (FSDR) jointly seek exceptional Master’s level theses from UniPID universities [1] to be awarded.

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FinCEAL Plus Targeted Travel Grants for STI Forum 2018 - Third annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals, the United Nations headquarters, New York, 5-6 June 2018

FinCEAL Plus has opened a Targeted Travel Grant Call to support the participation of senior experts from Finnish universities or research institutions interested in attending the UN STI Forum 2018 - Third annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the United Nations headquarters, New York, 5-6 June 2018. During the UN STI Forum 2018, there will also be a side event related to sustainable urbanization organized by Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland on Tuesday 5 June.

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UniPID hosts a panel at the Spring Forum for International Affairs

What is the space for global responsibility in the new international strategy for higher education and research? The panel will discuss the opportunities, expectations, and barriers for universities to respond to global challenges in their research, education, and societal responsibility.

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FinCEAL Plus is preparing for the Japan-Finland Seminar on Personalized Medicine and Health, in Tokyo, Japan on 9th April 2018

UniPID - Finnish University Partnership for International Development / FinCEAL Plus and Business Finland, Japan, are organizing a high-level research seminar focusing on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Cooperation in Personalized Medicine and Health, in Tokyo, Japan, 9th April 2018 on the occasion of the visits of Mr. Jari Gustafsson, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland and Ms. Päivi Sillanaukee, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, to Japan. The seminar is supported by Team Finland, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Ministry of Education and Culture, Academy of Finland, Embassy of Finland in Japan, as well as other relevant entities from Japan and Finland.

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UniPID Call for Tenders | External Assessment of the FinCEAL Initiative

UniPID invites qualified candidates to submit tenders to perform an external assessment of the FinCEAL Initiative.

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FinCEAL Plus Asia Targeted travel grants to ENRICH Innovation Tour to China, 6th-11th May 2018

FinCEAL Plus Asia has opened a Targeted Travel Grant Call to support the participation of 1-3 senior level experts from Finnish universities, universities of applied sciences or research institutions interested in attending the ENRICH Innovation Tour to China (Shanghai, Wuxi and Chengdu) organized by ENRICH – European Network of Research and Innovation Centres and Hubs, China 6th-11th May 2018.

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Report from the Master's Award ceremony on 16 February 2018

The Finnish Society for Development Research and UniPID handed out the Master’s Award in Development Studies 2017 on 16 February 2018 in a ceremony organized in conjunction with the Development Days Conference, organized at the House of Science and Letters in Helsinki.

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Call for experts: FinCEAL Plus Co-organizes Japan-Finland Seminar on Personalized Medicine and Health, in Tokyo, Japan on 9th April 2018.

UniPID - Finnish University Partnership for International Development / FinCEAL Plus and Business Finland, Japan, are organizing a high-level research seminar focusing on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Cooperation in Personalized Medicine and Health, in Tokyo, Japan, 9th April 2018 in the occasion of the visits of Mr. Jari Gustafsson, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland and Ms. Päivi Sillanaukee, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, to Japan. We are now inviting experts from Finnish universities, research institutions and universities of applied sciences to express their interest in joining the Finnish expert delegation to the event. The seminar is supported by Team Finland, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, Ministry of Education and Culture, Embassy of Finland in Japan, as well as other relevant entities from Japan and Finland.

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Decisions for UniPID Seminar Grants 2018

UniPID organizes a yearly call for Seminar Grants of up to 2000 euros for UniPID member universities for the purposes of organizing a seminar that discusses a topic related to international development or global challenges.The programme of the seminar should allow presentations by PhD students and the seminar should be open to participants outside of the organizing university.

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Master's Award in Development Studies to Antti Tarvainen

Antti Tarvainen from University of Helsinki has been awarded the 2017 Master's Award in Development Studies, handed out by UniPID and Finnish Society for Development Research. UniPID and the Finnish Society for Development Research received 21 submissions competing for this year's Master's Award in Development Studies. Five of these theses were chosen and forwarded to the emeritus committee, who made the final decisions on the theses to be awarded.

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