UniPID News

May 10, 2022 — Designing a MOOC on the Essentials in Development Studies

We are now in route to offer an Essentials in Development MOOC course!

April 27, 2022 — Thank you, UniPID!

Melissa Plath says goodbye to UniPID, but does not say goodbye to strengthening academic partnerships in higher education. Have a read on her famous last words!

April 25, 2022 — Attaining a more sustainable future with the help of virtual courses

Challenge my ways of thinking, interesting contrast, complementary, and flexibility are just a few words Sara Erkinharju used to describe her experience completing the UniPID Sustainability in Development Module.

April 13, 2022 — Towards a Stronger Support System for Universities’ Responsible Partnership Practices with UniPID

In this edition of the Anniversary Blog, Subra reflects on academic partnerships and on Aalto University's and UniPID's role in providing opportunities to build on the experiences and perspectives to seek global sustainable development.

April 8, 2022 — Story behind the research: Meet Juliana Rodrigues!

Inquisitive about social innovations that adopt frugal mindset, valuing simplicity in life, and passionate about being in nature are just a few sides to Juliana Rodrigues's inspiring story. Find out what our DocNet member said about her background, interests, and sources of inspiration!

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...