Webinar series: ESD & Digitalisation: Implications of Digital Technology for Education Policy and Practice

2021-10-21T13:15:44+00:00October 5th, 2021|Courses for teachers, Events, News|

  Which are the opportunities that COVID-19 brings for reform and innovation in education? Do we also see opposite implications? Baltic University Programme (BUP) is organizing a webinar series where these topics are discussed. The main target group for the webinar series is teachers in higher education, especially within the BUP, however the webinars are open for everyone interested. Each webinar is arranged at 14–15 CET. The programme 16 November 2021: Yash Chawla, assistant Professor, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Poland: “Predictors and Outcomes of Individual Knowledge on Early-Stage Pandemic: Social Media, Information Credibility, Public Opinion, and Behaviour in a Large-Scale [...]

BUP 30 – how it all started

2021-09-17T14:22:11+00:00September 17th, 2021|Events, News|

30 years ago, the world was totally different. No one could imagine online meetings and even fax machines were not very common yet. At the same time many things are similar now, 30 years later. People still want to unite with neighbours around the Baltic Sea and to form networks in which to meet and share knowledge. Baltic University Programme celebrates 30 years 2021. If you read Swedish, there is an article available about how it all started, also explaining all these pictures: BUP-nätverket behövs lika mycket idag som för trettio år sedan. BUP’s history is presented in English on BUP's [...]

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Join Space Bridges 2.0 about social sustainability and experience the Timeout method

2021-09-10T13:56:09+00:00September 10th, 2021|Events, News|

6th session of the seminar series BUP Space Bridges 2.0 16.9.2021 at 14-16 CEST (15-17 EEST) Online  The 6th session of the seminar series BUP Space Bridges 2.0 will focus on social sustainability and why it matters to us. This interactive session will also present the Timeout method and offer each participant an opportunity to explore social sustainability in a Timeout discussion.   Laura Arikka, CEO of Timeout Foundation, will present the Timeout method and Annina Kainu and Cecilia Lundberg from Åbo Akademi University/BUP Finland will facilitate a Timeout dialogue on social sustainability.  Timeout is a method to have a constructive dialogue even when we do not agree on an issue. Timeout helps us to learn from the experiences of others, consider different [...]

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Conference: Ecosystems without borders

2021-09-06T07:37:51+00:00September 6th, 2021|Events, News|

The International Conference “Ecosystems without borders” is organized by Kaliningrad Technical University, as part of the implementation of the Year of Science and Technology. The Baltic University Programme support the conference : There are number of places reserved for the BUP colleagues free of charge with possibilities to publish the article afterwards. The conference takes place on 4-9 October 2021 in Kaliningrad. Formats (Online / In-Person). It is the second time the international conference “Ecosystems Without Borders - 2021" is arranged. It is designed to establish interaction and expand cooperation between researchers and exchange scientific and technical achievements in the [...]

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Workshop: Climate change adaptation in education

2021-09-06T07:20:20+00:00August 24th, 2021|Events, News|

In addition to mitigating the climate change, we need to learn how to adapt to its direct and indirect effects, which we are already experiencing.How should we teach adaptation? Welcome to a virtual workshop about climate change adaptation in education on September 16th 2021 at 12-15 (EEST, Helsinki). The event isorganized by the project “Climate resilience with Baltic Sea co-operation – Flood and Drought Risk Management”. We welcome persons familiar with the curricula of primary and secondary schools, colleges,vocational schools and universities from the Baltic Sea Region to participate. Register here! The purpose of the workshop is to discuss how [...]

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Online event: How to make cities more resilient?

2021-05-13T09:56:59+00:00May 13th, 2021|Events, News|

The CASCADE project brings together civil protection specialists and climate change adaptation experts to build resilience in the Baltic Sea Region. The project aims to improve the capacity to understand, assess, and treat current and future climate change related risks on the local level, focusing on the particular conditions in the Baltic Sea Region. The project has now come to the point where it is time to present the results. Welcome to the online event How to make cities more resilient? – Results and recommendations from the CASCADE project. Time: Tuesday, 8 June 2021 at 10.00-13.00 (CET) Agenda: Risks related [...]

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Webinar series: Implementing sustainability at universities

2021-02-24T10:40:31+00:00February 16th, 2021|Events, For teachers, News|

How can we implement sustainability at universities in respect of teaching, research and campus greening? Baltic University Programme (BUP) is organizing a webinar series where these topics are discussed. The main target group for the webinar series is teachers in higher education, especially within the BUP, however the webinars are open for everyone interested. Each webinar is arranged at 14–15 CET. The programme: 08 December 2020: Arjen Wals, Professor Transformative Learning for Socio-ecological Sustainability, Wageningen University, the Netherlands. 12 January 2021: Shepherd Urenje, Specialist in teacher education at SWEDESD – Swedish International Centre of Education for Sustainable Development, Uppsala university, [...]

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Take part in a photo competition for the Baltic Sea

2021-02-23T10:36:58+00:00January 26th, 2021|Events, News|

The Seaher research project arranges a photo competition with the Baltic Sea as theme. Do you live or recreate in the Baltic Sea Region? Is the Baltic Sea changing and has this affected your activities in relation to the Sea? Answer these questions in the way you see it through your camera and understand it with your own words, through your living experiences with the Baltic Sea. Stay open to your ideas of all forms of actions and experiences, modes of doing and ways of being, or skills and knowledge related to coastal areas and archipelago of the Baltic Sea. [...]

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Revisiting BUP’s past through on-line seminars

2021-01-27T15:12:15+00:00January 13th, 2021|Events, News|

In 2021 we revisit Baltic University Programme's past with a series of on-line seminars. The series is called Space Bridges 2.0. In the 1st session of the seminar series, focus is on the post-Cold War environmental development of the Baltic Sea. Among others Assistant Professor Anna Törnroos-Remes from Åbo Akademi University will participate in the programme. Date and time: 28 January 2021, 14.00-17.00 (CET) Host: Södertörn University, Sweden Programme: Welcoming notes and the "Baltic University Programme 30 years" - Assoc. Prof. Madeleine Granvik. 14.15 How the BUP started, discussion with former BUP director - Prof. Emeritus Lars Rydén. 14.30 Changes [...]

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Student conference 2020

2020-04-03T08:47:28+00:00February 27th, 2020|Courses for students, Events, News|

The Baltic University Programme’s annual student conference 2020 has the topic Sustainable Food Production in Conditions of Climate Change. The conference aims develop the participants knowledge and spark new ideas in a four-days conference in Slovakia. (13-16 of May, 2020) --> CANCELLED! NEW DATE TO COME Nitra, Slovakia Max 80 students More information and application

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