UniPID News


The FinCEAL Infobank is a multidisciplinary database on research related to Africa, Asia Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) carried out by the Finnish science community. The Infobank contains Finnish research institutions’ international cooperation in a nutshell – it already has more than...

June 21, 2017 — FROM RESEARCH TO SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS FOR EDUCATION: FinCEAL Plus Africa Side-Event in South Africa, May 2017

In cooperation with the Ministry of Education, FinCEAL Plus Africa organized a side-event to the Ministerial visit of Sanni Grahn-Laasonen to South Africa in May.

June 9, 2017 — UniPID board holds annual Planning Days at Hyytiälä research station

UniPID Planning Days 2017 were held in connection with the second UniPID board meeting of the year, on 18-19 May in Hyytiälä research station, run by the University of Helsinki.This annual get-together is the most important board activity of the year, which aims to facilitate both the evaluation...

April 25, 2017 — UniPID Virtual Studies nominated as a Finnish entry for the UNESCO-Japan Prize on ESD

The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) hands out a prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) funded by the Government of Japan, which consists of three annual awards of USD 50,000 for each recipient. The prize was awarded for the first time in 2015.

April 24, 2017 — Master's Award in Development Studies 2017

The Finnish University Partnership for International Development – UniPID and the Finnish Society for Development Research (FSDR) jointly seek exceptional Master’s level theses from UniPID universities to be awarded. The Master’s Award in Development Studies 2017 will be presented in...

April 20, 2017 — FinCEAL+ LAC Targeted Travel Grants for European Latin American Technology Based Business Network events in Buenos Aires and Lima

FinCEAL Plus has opened a Targeted Travel Grant Call to support the participation experts from Finnish universities or research institutions interested in attending "New technological businesses between Europe and Argentina to address challenges in Industry 4.0, Energy and ICTs" event in...

April 20, 2017 — Indonesia-Finland Seminar: Opportunities and Challenges in Research Collaboration, at the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Helsinki, 4th April 2017

Indonesia – Finland research seminar: Opportunities and Challenges in Research Collaboration was held at the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Helsinki on Tuesday, April 4th 2017. The seminar was co-organized with the Embassy of Indonesia in Finland and the University of Helsinki. The...

April 13, 2017 — Virtual Studies Programme Evaluation Published

A new evaluation report of the Sustainability in Development Virtual Studies Programme has been published. The data for the evaluation was gathered from course feedback, and two evaluation questionnaires that were sent out in 2014 and 2015.

March 28, 2017 — Future-oriented education and societally relevant skills for sustainable energy in Lesotho

Joni Karjalainen from the Finland Futures Research Centre, University of Turku received a FinCEAL Plus Target Travel Grant to visit Lesotho for a Stakeholder Meeting on Research and Capacity Building Cooperation between selected Southern African and European Institutions.