UniPID News

March 29, 2022 — Story behind the research: Meet Bayan Bilal Arouri!

In this edition of story behind the research, we introduce you to Bayan Bilal Arouri! From role playing as a scientist when she was younger, to actually doing research on decolonizing the understanding of gender among refugee communities in Lebanon and Jordan!

March 24, 2022 — Meet Samia and Eva, the people behind the Responsible Global Academic Partnership Training!

With different backgrounds and lived experiences, Samia Chasi and Eva Kagiri Kalanzi team up once again, this time to provide a training and share best practices for more responsible global academic partnerships!

March 9, 2022 — “Partnerships evolve via shared research, education and development cooperation over time”

Through the University of Turku’s continuous effort for collaborative internationalization, Käyhkö highlights the evident interconnection between research, education, and societal cooperation, and the value of collaboration building as the foundations for broader development impact.

March 2, 2022 — DocShop 2022 reflected on the features of academic publishing

"DocShop 2022: the Arts of Academic Publishing" was organized by UniPID, The Finnish Society for Development Research (FSDR) the Doctoral Programme in Political Societal and Regional Change (PSRC) at University of Helsinki. The workshop was organized in connection with the annual...

February 23, 2022 — Infrastructures of research: towards equitable and responsible North-South collaborations

UniPID hosted a roundtable and a workshop on Infrastructures of research: towards equitable and responsible North-South collaborations, a special event in the Development Days Conference 2022

February 21, 2022 — Master's Award Ceremony Celebrates Nina Koulumies-Simberg!

Master’s Award 2021 was announced last week during the Development Days Conference. The winning thesis by Nina Koulumies-Simberg was applauded by the Award Committee for its diverse research data and critical political economy approach.

February 16, 2022 — Story behind the research: Meet Carolina Buendia!

This year we give the spotlight to DocNet members. Like UniPID, Buendia is also curious to understand the impact of partnerships. Have a read and take a look at what she told us!

February 14, 2022 — Partnership dialogues between African and Finnish Higher Education Institutes

UniPID and the Global Innovation Network for Teaching and Learning (GINTL) Africa Network have started cooperating to increase global academic cooperation and integrate Global South voices and perspectives into the work of the Finnish higher education institutions (HEIs).

February 7, 2022 — Our Student Feedback Report 2016-2020 is now available!

Student feedback report analyses the experiences of students that have taken part in UniPID Virtual Studies courses during 2016-2020. The results that emerge from the evaluation suggest that most of the students have found the courses useful and fruitful.