UniPID News

January 3, 2013 — ERAfrica Joint Call for Proposals

Finland has pledged €2,3 million for the upcoming ERAfrica Call for proposals. The call will officially be launched January 15th. The pre-announcement is now available.

January 2, 2013 — Call for DocLinks Summer School applications to be launched soon

UniPID, in cooperation with the University of Helsinki, will host the second DocLinks Summer School in Helsinki, Finland on July 2-5, 2013. The call for Applications for the DocLinks Summer School 2013 will be launched in mid-January with the deadline for submission in mid-February.

November 22, 2012 — Congratulations Laura Ansala from Aalto University

UniPID and the Finnish Society for Development Research gave the first ever Master's Award in Development Studies to Laura Ansala from Aalto University on Monday. The winning master's thesis in economics "Motives, channels and migration for remittances: Evidence from Uganda,...

October 30, 2012 — Focus on Africa October Newsletter Now Available

Check out the exciting ERAfrica news and other updates on projects, news, research, opportunities and much more!

October 25, 2012 — Welcome to the Education for All Seminar!

The Education for All seminar will take place from November 8th to 9th, at the University of Jyväskylä. During the seminar the UNESCO Education For All Global Monitoring Report 2012 will be launched. Welcome!

October 12, 2012 — Africa at Universities Workshop in Turku

UniPID, Åbo Akademi University and the University of Turku will be hosting a joint workshop that provides an overview of research and projects linked to Africa. The workshop will be held Tuesday October 23rd, 2012 at 12.00-16.00 at Åbo Akademi University, ASA Fänriksgatan 3, Lilla Auditoriet...

October 3, 2012 — Reminder to Submit Course Proposals

UniPID is still looking for new virtual studies courses! Especially course proposals focusing on fields which expand the current course catalogue are welcomed, such as education, migration, civil society, development economics, or on more theoretical approaches to development. The deadline for...

September 12, 2012 — September UniPID newsletter Now Available!

Read all about What's New at UniPID, exciting Research and Funding Opportunities, upcoming Events, and much more!

September 7, 2012 — Now Open Call for UniPID course proposals!

UniPID invites interested course coordinators to submit course proposals for new UniPID virtual courses. A sum of €7500 per course is available for the creation and provision of a new 5 ECTS online course open to UniPID students. The deadline for course proposals is 15 October 2012.