Finnish University Partnership for International Development - UniPID
What is UniPID?
UniPID is a network of Finnish universities to support the interdisciplinary studies and research, as well as societal impact and partnerships of universities related to global sustainable development.
April 10, 2019 — Newsletter to Development Researchers of Finland from the MFA #1
UniPID disseminates the newsletter created by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MFA) targeted at researchers dealing with developing countries or global development issues regardless of the academic discipline. Read it to see how the ministry co-operates with development research institutions and...
March 26, 2019 — BRIDGES Delegation to the 4th UN STI Forum for the SDGs, 14-15 May, New York City, USA
The FinCEAL Plus BRIDGES Project will support a delegation of 3 senior researchers and experts to attend the 4th UN Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals, 14-15 May, New York City, USA.
March 26, 2019 — BRIDGES Targeted Travel Grant Call for EU Development Days 2019, 18-19 June in Brussels
FinCEAL Plus BRIDGES has opened a Targeted Travel Grant Call to support the participation of researchers from Finnish higher education or research institutions interested in attending the EU Development Days 2019, Europe’s leading forum on development, organized in Brussels, Belgium, on 18-19...
What does UniPID do?
Interested in studying sustainable development? UniPID offers virtual courses and a Minor in Sustainable Development.
Already studying development? UniPID awards a yearly Master’s Award in Development Studies and supports the training and networking of Finnish doctoral students.
Researching issues relevant to development? UniPID organizes scientific events and informs about research calls and funding opportunities.
Interested in research policy? UniPID impacts research agendas and funding priorities and supports Finnish participation in research consortia and policy dialogues.
Interested in the societal impact of universities? UniPID supports universities’ efforts to foster their response to global challenges.
Looking for expertise? UniPID facilitates Finnish researchers’ input in national and international development policy, and connects Finnish universities with other relevant stakeholders.