UniPID News

November 9, 2021 — "Examining Sustainability Is Essential for All"

Did you know UniPID offers a Sustainability in Development Module? Students are invited to register and complete at least 5 UniPID virtual courses (worth 5 ECTS credits each) for a minimum total of 25 ECTS credits. We've invited Kaisla Härkönen, a recent module graduate to share her story...

October 20, 2021 — "The impact of UniPID courses go beyond the classroom" - Ayu Pratiwi

In 2020, UniPID offered the opportunity for teachers to apply for course grants which can be co-created between a member university and a partner university in the Global South. Our course "Climate Change and Trade in the Global South" is one of them. We talked to three students who took...

October 8, 2021 — Story behind the course: Meet Ayu Pratiwi

This time we will look at the teacher behind our course Climate Change and Trade in the Global South, soon to start in November. Her experience in the private sector and empirical approach have led her to create a unique course on climate change and trade, looking to provide tools to better...

September 15, 2021 — Story behind the course: Meet Violeta Gutierrez and Jasmin Immonen

Meet Violeta Gutierrez (VG) and Jasmin Immonen (JI), the masterminds behind "Decolonising Sustainable Development? Introductory lessons from the Global South" course which btw has obtained the most registrations this Fall!

September 10, 2021 — This is what UniPID has been up to: Our August and early September

Summer holidays ended and the academic year has officially started, which means we are ready to work! UniPID has concentrated on planning, brainstorming and seeking synergies. With whom? Read more and find out!

July 1, 2021 — UniPID & FinCEAL Plus BRIDGES Participated in the 6th UN STI Forum on STI for the SDGs

Reflections from UniPID and FinCEAL Plus BRIDGES participation in the 6th Multistakeholder Forum on Science, Technology, and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals

June 23, 2021 — UniPID DocNet has been relaunched!

After being on pause for some time, we are happy to announce that UniPID DocNet – the Finnish development research doctoral network – has been relaunched! Call for UniPID DocNet membership applications is open again!

June 10, 2021 — UniPID Annual Report 2020 published!

2020 was exceptional for UniPID, not only because of the pandemic but also because the UniPID coordination was transferred from the University of Jyväskylä to the University of Helsinki at the end of the year. Read more about our activities in the Annual Report!

May 17, 2021 — Call for Theses: Master's Award in Development Studies 2021

UniPID and the Finnish Society for Development Research (FSDR) will award exceptional Master's level theses from UniPID Member Universities. Read the call and submit yours!