UniPID News

January 19, 2017 — FinCEAL Plus Africa and LAC at the BALEWARE Conference 2016

In December, FinCEAL Plus wound up the year by co-organizing the BALEWARE conference on Bridging Africa, Latin America and Europe on Water and Renewable Energies Applications in Arusha, Tanzania.

January 12, 2017 — LEAP-AGRI Pre-Call Announcement

The ERA-NET Cofund LEAP-AGRI is set to publish a joint call for research on Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture and Aquaculture in early 2017.

December 22, 2016 — Master's Award in Development Studies 2016 to Marinka Räsänen from JyU

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

December 12, 2016 — UniPID-FinCEAL Plus STI Crossroads Seminar: FinCEAL+ Asia: Inter-sectoral Research Cooperation - Focus Asia Workshop organized in Helsinki 27 October 2016

The Focus Asia workshop on Thursday afternoon gathered together almost 40 participants. The afternoon session featured interesting speakers and their case examples of research cooperation between universities and industry and other stakeholders in several regions in Asia including India, Southeast...

November 17, 2016 — Singapore-Finland Research seminar on Smart Innovations for Health and Education in Singapore 18th October 2016

Singapore – Finland bi-regional research seminar focusing on Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation in Health and Education was held on October 18th in Singapore. The high level event was organized by UniPID-FinCEAL Plu in cooperation with the Embassy of Finland in Singapore. The event...

November 11, 2016 — FinCEAL Plus LAC at the Second Preparatory Seminar for the III EU-CELAC Academic Summit, held in Stockholm 6-7 October, 2016

In the mission to advance the implementation of the Euro-Latin American and Caribbean Common Area for Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, FinCEAL Plus LAC endorsed the event and held a presentation about its research cooperation support activities. The seminar had a diverse group...

October 19, 2016 — UniPID DocNet Seminar Story from Tvärminne

UniPID DocNet brought together a total of 16 doctoral students and 8 supervisors for the purposes of a two-day seminar 6-7 October 2016 at University of Helsinki research station in Tvärminne, Hanko. The programme included both plenary sessions and parallel thematic working groups.


A new, 2nd call for SIMHE-UniPID Virtual Studies proposals is open! Course coordinators from the UniPID member universities are welcome to submit proposals before 28 October. Proposal categories are 1) Introductory studies and 2) Courses in the areas of (intercultural) Working life and Civil...

September 27, 2016 — FinCEAL Plus LAC Pilot Call for Research Visit Grants

FinCEAL Plus LAC has opened a Pilot Research Visit Grant Call to support short-term research stays in Finland and thus promote science, technology and innovation cooperation between Finland and the Latin America and Caribbean Region. Deadline for applications is 25th October!