UniPID News

July 1, 2021 — UniPID & FinCEAL Plus BRIDGES Participated in the 6th UN STI Forum on STI for the SDGs

Reflections from UniPID and FinCEAL Plus BRIDGES participation in the 6th Multistakeholder Forum on Science, Technology, and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals

June 23, 2021 — UniPID DocNet has been relaunched!

After being on pause for some time, we are happy to announce that UniPID DocNet – the Finnish development research doctoral network – has been relaunched! Call for UniPID DocNet membership applications is open again!

June 10, 2021 — UniPID Annual Report 2020 published!

2020 was exceptional for UniPID, not only because of the pandemic but also because the UniPID coordination was transferred from the University of Jyväskylä to the University of Helsinki at the end of the year. Read more about our activities in the Annual Report!

May 17, 2021 — Call for Theses: Master's Award in Development Studies 2021

UniPID and the Finnish Society for Development Research (FSDR) will award exceptional Master's level theses from UniPID Member Universities. Read the call and submit yours!

May 7, 2021 — Inspiration for international research partnerships during the pandemic from FinCEAL grantees

Great examples from FinCEAL Plus BRIDGES grantees on how to build and maintain international research partnerships during the pandemic. Find inspiration and apply to get your grant!

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.

April 13, 2021 — UniPID and the TFK network are organizing a CILAC side-event

Join us online on 27 April for a panel discussion titled 'From research-based knowledge to sustainable societies - How to best advance researchers’ cooperation with decision makers, private sector and civil society?'

March 29, 2021 — UniPID is looking for a Project Planner

We're hiring! The Project Planner will be responsible for coordinating and developing the UniPID Virtual Studies programme. Apply by 15 April 2021!

February 18, 2021 — UniPID has a new Board and Chairpersons

The UniPID Member Universities have nominated new representatives for the term 2021-2023. The new Board selected Tiina Kontinen (JYU) as the Chair and Niina Käyhkö (UTU) as Vice-Chair in their first meeting.