UniPID News

December 17, 2014 — FinCEAL Targeted Travel Grants for Global Science Conference on Climate Smart Agriculture 2015, 16 to 18 March 2015, Montpellier

FinCEAL has opened a Targeted Travel Funding Call to support the participation of a maximum of 4 experts from Finnish universities or research institutions interested in attending the Global Science Conference on Climate-smart Agriculture 2015. The third global science conference on climate-smart...

December 17, 2014 — FinCEAL INFOBANK competition: Market your expertise abroad and compete for a 1500€ Travel Grant!

FinCEAL Infobank is a multidisciplinary database on research related to Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) carried out by the Finnish science community. Since it’s launch in late 2013, more than 70 exciting projects with themes varying from Policies and Practices of Tourism Industry to...

December 10, 2014 — FinCEAL Plus Asia coordinator position open at the University of Eastern Finland

An advisor position based on a fixed-term contract, beginning 01.01.2015, or as agreed, and ending 31.12.2016. The emphasis in the position is in advancing and coordinating the EU-Asia science cooperation and the Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) dialogue in Finland. The primary themes of...

December 10, 2014 — Cooperation Across Borders seminar attracted over 160 participants

FinCEAL and UniPID organized a two-day seminar to discuss and reconsider the different cross-cutting issues of international research, innovation and development cooperation addressing global challenges on November 12 – 13 2014 in Helsinki Congress Paasitorni. We were happy to see that the...

December 1, 2014 — UniPID is hiring a Coordinator for the FinCEAL Plus Africa component

UniPID is hiring an Africa Coordinator for the FinCEAL Plus project.The emphasis in the position is in advancing and coordinating the EU-Africa science cooperation and the Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) dialogue in Finland. The primary themes of the Africa component of the project...

November 19, 2014 — UniPID is concerned over the introduction of tuition fees

UniPID- network is concerned over the proposal to introduce tuition fees to non-EU/EEA students. In a comment delivered to the Ministry of Education and Culture, UniPID especially raised concerns over the initiatives influence to the internationalization of the teaching and research of the Finnish...

November 18, 2014 — Master’s Award in Development Studies 2014

UniPID and the Finnish Society for Development Research awarded Henry O. Salas Lazo the 2014 Master's Award in Development Studies at the UniPID and FinCEAL seminar "Cooperation Across Borders - Comprehensive Responses to Transecting Global Challenges" in Helsinki on the 12th of...

October 29, 2014 — Lecture & PhD workshop “Connected Sociologies: From Modernity to Postcolonial Critique”

The annual Westermarck Memorial Lecture and a PhD workshop “Connected Sociologies: From Modernity to Postcolonial Critique” by Gurminder K Bhambra (University of Warwick) will be organized on 20.-21.11. in Helsinki. The lecture and PhD workshop is organized by the Westermarck Society is...

October 23, 2014 — FinCEAL Targeted Travel Grant for the CCI seminar

FinCEAL has opened a Targeted Travel Funding Call to support the participation of a maximum of 10 experts to participate in the CCI -seminar in Helsinki, November 12.-13.11.2014. The call is directed especially to actors dealing with the universities internationalization strategies, building...