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Reunion of the BUP Teachers’ Courses 2017–2020

2021-03-31T12:35:32+00:00March 31st, 2021|For teachers, News|

The core of the teachers’ courses has been the work called The Change Project. I.e. reshape a currently existing course or study program towards the concepts of the Sustainable Development Goal #4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all. The online reunion of the BUP Teachers’ Courses 2017–2020 arranged on March 23–24, 2021 gave a chance to share experiences and best practices with the BUP colleagues and on the same time inspire for future work and communication. We were happy to hear about the progress and challenges from 28 Change Projects, and will plan [...]

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The webinar series Implementing sustainability at universities available on youtube

2021-03-15T15:12:48+00:00March 15th, 2021|For teachers, News, Research|

The webinar series Implementing sustainability at universities is now finished – at least for the spring 2021. The four webinars discussed how we can implement sustainability at universities in respect of teaching, research and campus greening. The whole series can be watched on Baltic University Programme's youtube channel. The webinar series arranged by BUP Finland together with Baltic University Programme was popular, with ca a hundred participants in each webinar. There are plans on arranging more webinars in the autumn 2021 related to the same theme, education for sustainable development (ESD). The speakers where Arjen Wals, Professor Transformative Learning for [...]

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Call for Papers: Understanding environmental change

2021-03-15T15:04:06+00:00March 15th, 2021|News, Research|

CALL FOR PAPERS Understanding environmental change: Creating integrated knowledge of the Seas of Norden and Arctic Editors: Savitri Jetoo, Silja Laine, Otto Latva, Jaana Kouri and Anna Törnroos-Remes. The current global environmental crisis can be traced to the relationship of humans with the environment. Problems such as land use changes, overfishing and eutrophication are further compounded by the effects of climate change. The sea and coastal areas are especially vulnerable to these stressors, which can be characterized as wicked problems. These wicked problems facing the seas of Norden and the Arctic, that is the Norwegian, Barents, Greenland and Iceland Seas [...]

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The BUP Award 2021 is open for nomination

2021-03-09T09:29:58+00:00March 9th, 2021|News|

The Baltic University Programme (BUP) PhD Award for best thesis, supports high quality research promoting sustainable development in a Baltic Sea region context. The award is established in two research areas, one award for each area: Natural Sciences, Technology and Engineering. Social Sciences and Humanities. The Baltic University Programme PhD Award is a distinction given to the author of what is judged to be the most qualified PhD thesis, defended at any of the BUP Participating Universities. The thesis will be assessed on the basis of the following criteria: inter-/multi disciplinary approach novelty (the quality of being new and unusual) [...]

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