UniPID News

June 10, 2016 — Building Partnerships: Visit to South Africa by Eric Bruun

In May 2016, Dr. Eric Bruun made a visit to South Africa for a research proposal meeting and workshop on non-motorized transport safety. Funded by FinCEAL+, Eric had an opportunity to meet up with colleagues from the University of Capetown and India. Here are some highlights from his trip.

June 2, 2016 — Young Scientists and Entrepreneurs - changing the face of the Africa-EU Energy Partnership

UniPID, through its FinCEAL project, has been supporting Finnish researchers to strengthen their cooperation with their counterparts in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. This year, FinCEAL took this support a notch higher by challenging young scientists and entrepreneurs at the 2nd...

June 1, 2016 — SIMHE Flash News 2: Increasing collaboration with experts in the University of Jyväskylä

Meeting with the Lifelong guidance team of the University of Jyväskylä and the SIMHE-UniPID, we are looking for more professional and scientific collaboration for the improvement of the practices.

May 17, 2016 — Master's Award in Development Studies 2016

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.

May 4, 2016 — FinCEAL+ co-organizes "Nordic Perspectives on Strengthening Higher Education, Research and Innovation Cooperation with the LAC region" Nordic stakeholder meeting

European Institute of International Studies (EIIS) in cooperation with the Government Offices of Sweden, the FinCEAL project (Developing Finnish Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation between Europe and the LAC Region) and supported by Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland, Embassy...

May 4, 2016 — Check out the new searchable map on the FinCEAL Infobank!

FinCEAL+ has launched a new feature of the Infobank, the multidisciplinary research database on of research and capacity building projects carried out by the Finnish research community on/in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. You can now navigate the database through an interactive,...

April 21, 2016 — FinCEAL+ Targeted Travel Grants for H2020 Info Days - Applications are Now Closed!

FinCEAL+ has opened targeted grants to facilitate the travel of researchers in Finnish institutions working with Africa, Asia and LAC, interested in attending H2020 Info Days on Societal Challenge 1 and Societal Challenge 2. The maximum individual grant is 800€ and can be used to cover travel,...

April 20, 2016 — EU-Africa Collaboration in STI week

Melissa Plath and Eva Kagiri represented UniPID in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for a week full of events focusing on EU-Africa collaboration in Science, Technology, and Innovation. Starting with a CAAST-Net Plus meeting with the Regional Economic Communities, Science Academies and ERAfrica, the week...

March 11, 2016 — FinCEAL+ Targeted Travel Grant Call: 4th International Climate Change Adaptation Conference in Rotterdam, 10-13 May 2016

FinCEAL Plus is inviting researchers to apply for Targeted Travel Grants to attend the Adaptation Futures 2016 Conference in Rotterdam on May 10-13. Adaptation Futures is the biennial conference of the Global Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation (PROVIA). In...