UniPID News

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".

March 9, 2020 — The UniPID Annual Report 2019 Is Out Now

2019 brought about a new UniPID Strategy for 2020-2025, additions and changes in the Coordination Unit staff, such as the new UniPID lecturer position to further develop the Virtual Studies, continued research support in the form of grants, events, and more, as well as a new form of societal...

February 24, 2020 — Event invitation: Education collaboration and market opportunities between South Africa and Finland, 11 March 2020

Participate in the event to hear the results of a study on the education collaboration and market opportunities between South Africa and Finland, and a panel discussion featuring UniPID Project Manager Melissa Plath.

January 28, 2020 — FinCEAL Plus BRIDGES Asia Grantees to AESCON - Singapore Selected!

FinCEAL Plus BRIDGES Asia Funds a Delegation of 3 to the Asia-Europe Sustainable Connectivity Scientific Conference (AESCON) 26-28 February 2020 in Singapore.

December 20, 2019 — Virtual Studies Call for Course Proposals 2020 - Extended DL 18 March!

The Finnish University Partnership for International Development – UniPID is hereby inviting interested course teachers and lecturers from UniPID member universities to submit course proposals for the UniPID Virtual Studies programme. Submit your proposal by 18 March, 2020.

December 11, 2019 — Master's Award in Development Studies 2019 to Martta Kaskinen

Martta Kaskinen from the University of Helsinki has been awarded the 2019 Master's Award in Development Studies, handed out by UniPID and the Finnish Society for Development Research. Kaskinen's thesis in development studies was titled Just Fundraising? Finnish NGO campaign imaginaries of...

December 2, 2019 — BRIDGES Asia Targeted Travel Grant Call for the Asia-Europe Sustainable Connectivity Scientific Conference (AESCON), 26-28 February 2020 in Singapore

FinCEAL Plus BRIDGES Asia has opened a Targeted Travel Grant Call to support the participation of researchers from Finnish higher education or research institutions interested in attending the Asia-Europe Sustainable Connectivity Scientific Conference (AESCON), organized in Singapore, on 26-28...