Events

BUP Finland 2022 in retrospect

2022-12-28T10:54:31+00:00December 28th, 2022|Events, News|

The year 2022 has been turbulent for the whole Baltic University Programme (BUP) cooperation, due to Russia’s offensive war in Ukraine. The situation has a direct and concrete impact on BUP with 17 member universities in Ukraine. The BUP coordinating secretariate reacted immediately and according to the directives from Uppsala University. The result was that the cooperation within BUP can continue, but the member countries diminished from twelve to ten (no member universities from Russia and Belarus). BUP Finland at the BUP Rectors’ Conference in Uppsala, September 2022. From the left: Cecilia Lundberg, Annina Kainu, Sinikka Suomalainen, Tapio Salmi, [...]

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Now on Youtube: Sustainable foot- and handprints at the Finnish BUP universities

2022-11-23T08:28:17+00:00October 21st, 2022|Events, News|

The online seminar “Sustainable foot- and handprints at the Finnish BUP universities" that took place on November 17, 2022, at 10.00–12 EET (UTC+2) is now available on Youtube. The playlist with all recorded presentations. Programme:  Welcome Cecilia Lundberg, Centre Director, BUP Finland, Åbo Akademi University. University of Turku: Towards 2025 – Carbon Neutral and Sustainable Campus Life Jutta Mäkinen, Sustainable Development Specialist, University of Turku. Recording of Jutta Mäkinen's presentation on Youtube. Biodiversity Footprint Assessment in Organizations: Case JYU Sami El Geneidy, Doctoral Researcher in Corporate Environmental Management from the University of Jyväskylä. Recording of Sami El Geneidy's presentation on [...]

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Conference on how to make sustainable consumption and production possible

2022-10-10T06:46:37+00:00October 10th, 2022|Events, News, Research|

Institute of Environmental Engineering at Kaunas University of Technology in cooperation with BUP invites you to the 4th international conference “Sustainable Consumption and Production: How to Make it Possible”. The hybrid conference (online and on-place) takes place in KTU Santaka Valley, K. Baršausko str. 59 Kaunas, Lithuania on 10-11 of November 2022. Please note that the deadline for submitting abstracts is 15 of October. The conference is free of charge for 30 participants from BUP participating universities. For other participants there is a 150 Euro full fee, 100 Euro for online participants and 50 Euro for students participating online. During [...]

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The BUP Teachers’ Day – online in April

2022-03-23T08:37:53+00:00March 23rd, 2022|Events, For teachers|

Welcome to join The BUP Teachers’ Day! Date: April 27, 2022. Time: 13–16 CET (= 14–17 EET). Location: e-event on Zoom. Open for all teachers in BUP! The BUP Teachers’ Day will be an afternoon filled with new inspiration, chance for sharing experience and best practice, and a perfect opportunity to get in touch with old friends and new contacts among the diverse community of teachers in higher education within the BUP. Program: 13.00                  Welcome and get together. 13.30                  “From a BUP course to Advancing ESD: Assessing UNESCOs Critical Key Competences”. Alice Annelin & Gert-Olof Boström, Umeå University, Sweden. [...]

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

2021-12-10T11:49:32+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 [...]

BUP 30 – how it all started

2021-12-10T05:41:08+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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