News from Member Universities

April 13, 2021 — New Virtual Studies courses to be added to the UniPID curriculum

UniPID has granted Virtual Studies funding for three new courses and one course update. The new courses will be offered for the first time during the 2021-2022 academic year.

June 15, 2020 — UniPID continues its work based at the University of Helsinki

Coordination of the Finnish University Partnership for International Development (UniPID) will move from the University of Jyväskylä to the University of Helsinki from the start of 2021.

June 12, 2020 — UniPID Rolls Out Four New Virtual Studies Courses

The Virtual Studies call for course proposals 2020 attracted 18 high quality proposals. The new courses cover the themes of climate change, Global South, social protection and health.

March 9, 2020 — Master's Award Ceremony Celebrates Martta Kaskinen

The winning thesis by Martta Kaskinen was applauded by the Award Committee for the innovativeness of the work: "There is no previous research on the relationship between development imaginaries and the political, social and economic contexts in Finland".

November 15, 2019 — FinCEAL+ BRIDGES Seminar: Sustainable Development Goals and Partnerships for Transformation to be held on 20 November 2019

FinCEAL Plus BRIDGES will organize a seminar entitled, "Sustainable Development Goals and Partnerships for Transformation: Finnish Research and Innovation with Africa, Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean", on 20 November 2019 at Think Corner Lounge, University of Helsinki Think...

May 29, 2019 — FinCEAL+ BRIDGES delegation’s experiences from the UN Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals 2019

The United Nations has been organizing a special Forum dedicated to discussing the role of science, technology and innovation (STI) for the SDG’s since 2016. The fourth annual proceeding was held at the UN headquarters in New York City on 14-15 May 2019. This year, the crosscutting theme of the...

December 14, 2018 — Burning Questions: Confronting our Educational Assumptions 17 to 18 January 2019

Education is at a crossroads. Globalisation has profoundly and irreversibly changed the context in which we learn –socially, politically, technologically, economically & environmentally. As a result, a consensus is building that education is no longer preparing students effectively to survive...

November 18, 2018 — UniPID/FinCEAL+ panel at CILAC 2018 on cooperation between academia and local actors in projects promoting sustainable cities and communities

UniPID/FinCEAL+ LAC joined forces with experts from Aalto LAB Mexico/Aalto University, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies/University of Helsinki, Perpendicular (Guatemala) and Design Your Action (Mexico) in a dialogue session at Open Science Forum for Latin America and the Caribbean (CILAC...

July 13, 2017 — Call for Papers: UniPID working group on Temporalities, Cultures and Locations of "Gender" and "Development"

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...