UniPID News

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.

March 27, 2017 — Indonesia-Finland Research Seminar: Opportunities and Challenges in Research Collaboration, at the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Helsinki 4th April 2017

The high level event will be co-organized by UniPID-FinCEAL Plus, University of Helsinki and the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Helsinki, Finland. The seminar is targeted for principal investigators, researchers, PhD students and international staff and policy makers from Finnish...

March 15, 2017 — FinCEAL+ Targeted Grants for Various Events in Education, Renewable Energy and Earth Observation

FinCEAL Plus Africa has opened 3 travel grants to attend various events related to Education, Energy and Earth Observation in line with the project's themes on ICT, Renewable Energy and Space.

March 9, 2017 — LEAP-Agri Call Announcement

The ERA-NET Cofund LEAP-Agri announces a joint call for research on Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture and Aquaculture.


FinCEAL Plus has launched calls for funding on a rolling basis for researchers based in Finnish Higher Education Institutions and Independent Research Institutions. The purpose of the grants is to support partnership building activities between the Finnish science community and their counterparts...

February 24, 2017 — Info Session: LEAP-AGRI Call for Proposals & Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2

The Academy of Finland and UniPID will hold an Info Session on the LEAP-AGRI Call for Proposals on Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture and Aquaculture and Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2. The session will take place at the Academy of Finland's premises in Helsinki on...

February 20, 2017 — Master's Award ceremony at the Development Days Conference 2017

UniPID and the Finnish Society for Development Research awarded Marinka Räsänen the 2016 Master's Award in Development Studies. The winner, Marinka Räsänen, received a prize sum of 1000 euros for his environmental sciences thesis "Political economy and ecology of water control -...

February 20, 2017 — UniPID DocShop 2017 reflected on the career options and responsible professional practices of the development research PhDs

UniPID DocShop 2017: Life after the PhD - Responsible professional practices for development researchers in the contemporary world was organized in Helsinki on February 16, 2017 in connection with the annual Development Days conference.

January 20, 2017 — Decisions for UniPID Seminar Grants 2017

UniPID organizes a yearly call for Seminar Grants for UniPID member universities, to organize a seminar that discusses a topic related to international development or global challenges. The decisions for the UniPID Seminar Grants 2017 have been made and in total 6000 euros were granted to four...