News and Highlights
UniPID News & Events
News on UniPID's FinCEAL Plus BRIDGES activities
- Master's Award in Development Studies 2019 Call for Theses published! The application period for this year's Master's Award will be open from late April to the end of August 2019. Read full criteria of the award and read the participation instructions at our website.
- Master's Award Ceremony celebrates Michel Rouleau-Dick's achievement. The Finnish Society for Development Reseach and UniPID handed out the Master's Award in Development Studies 2018 on 1 March in Helsinki. Read the full article and check out the photos at our website.
- Rolling call for UniPID DocNet membership open! If you are a doctoral student dealing with development topics or themes, consider applying for DocNet membership. More information and application form can be found here.
- There will soon be a vacancy in the UniPID team! Based in University of Jyväskylä, the position will be posted on our Facebook and mailing lists, so remember to follow these channels if you're interested.
News from our members and collaborators
- Targeted Travel Grant Call for EU Development Days now open! The event takes place 18-19 June 2019 in Brussels, Belgium. The call supports the participation of researchers from Finnish higher education or research institutions interested in attending Europe’s leading forum on development. Deadline for applications is 26 April 2019, read more at our website.
- The FinCEAL Plus BRIDGES Project supports a delegation of 3 senior researchers and experts attending the 4th UN Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals. Read the article on the UniPID website.
- Call open for FinCEAL Plus BRIDGES Partnership Support Instrument! The Partnership Support Instrument offers small-scale financial support for building and maintaining the Finnish scientific community’s research and innovation cooperation initiatives with their peers from Africa, Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) addressing one or more of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s). Read more about the instrument here.
- MFA Newsletter to Development Researchers of Finland available now! The newsletter, drafted by the Unit of Development Policy (KEO-10), is published on the UniPID website. Read it now here!
- Call for Papers for Gender Studies 2019 Conference open until 30 April 2019! The conference, organized under the rubric On Violence, teakes place from 24 to 26 October 2019. Read the call here.
- Sustainability Science Days 2019 are now open for registrations! The event, which takes place from 9 to 10 May 2019 is organized in collaboration between Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science HELSUS and Aalto Sustainability Hub. Register here and see the programme here.
- Constructing Social Futures - Sustainability, Responsibility and Power, the 20th Futures Conference, is now open for registrations. Hosted bu the Finland Futures Research Centre, the event takes place 12 to 13 June 2019 in Turku, Finland. See the programme here, and register through this link.
Upcoming Events - Finland
5th Annual InnoFrugal Conference. 7-8 May 2019. Helsinki, Finland.
Launch of the Development Policy Committee evaluation report: State of Finnish Development Policy 2019 (in Finnish). 9 May 2019. Helsinki, Finland.
Sustainability Science Days 2019. 9-10 May 2019. Espoo and Helsinki, Finland.
INTEGRA Seminar: Invisible international experts in Finland - the educational responsibility of universities in a changing society (in Finnish). 21 May 2019. Jyväskylä, Finland.
Doctoral Training Workshop - Extractivism, Alternatives and the Pluriverse. 23-24 May 2019. Helsinki, Finland.
World Village Festival. 25-26 May 2019. Helsinki, Finland.
2nd International Conference of the West Network - The End of Western Hegemonies? 5-7 June 2019. Jyväskylä, Finland.
At the Root of the Ecological Crisis Seminar (in Finnish). 12 June 2019. Helsinki, Finland.
Constructing Social Futures - Sustainability, Responsibility and Power. 12-13 June 2019. Turku, Finland.
Upcoming Events - International