The news items on the BUP web site are sorted into three categories:
BUP Secretariat News. News from the BUP coordinating secretariat at Uppsala University.
BUP News. News from the BUP member universities.
Regional News. News items on sustainability, sustainable development and, education for sustainable development in the Baltic Sea region.
New issue of the BUP Research Notes
We are very pleased to announce that the main part of this issue builds on published research articles submitted to us by researchers at BUP Member Universities.
How have your working circumstances changed?
Invitation to take part in a study on how the pandemic affects our work as researchers at the universities.
Impacts of the social isolation caused by the COVID-19 on university teaching staff and students
The Inter-University Sustainable Development Research Programme (IUSDRP) and the European School of Sustainability Science and Research have launched a study on the impacts of the social isolation caused by the COVID-19 crisis on university teaching staff and students worldwide.
COVID-19: Invitation to take part in 3 studies
COVID-19: Invitation to take part in 3 studies: impacts on sustainability teaching, research and consequences of social isolation.
BUP Annual Report 2019
The BUP Annual Report 2019 is now ready for download.
New Member University: Belarusian State Agricultural Academy
We have the pleasure to welcome a new university in the network of BUP member universities: Belarusian State Agricultural Academy.
BUP Newsletter no. 61
Welcome to issue no. 61 of the BUP Newsletter.
CLIMATE2020 - Worldwide online climate conference
Worldwide online climate conference from 23rd to 30th March 2020 is now in full swing.
Call for Papers: Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals: Invitations for new contributing authors from the Baltic.
BUP Teachers Course 2019-2020 almost finished
During March 5-6, the second and last workshop of the course Education for Sustainable Development for Higher Education was held in Lviv, Ukraine.
Two New Member Universities
We have the pleasure to welcome two new universities in the network of BUP member universities: Klaipeda University and Baranovichi State University.
Call for papers: Sustainability
Special issue: Environmental Education for Sustainability.
Manuscript deadline: 1 May 2020.
Summer Academy for Young Professionals
Summer Academy for Young Professionals (SAYP) Baltic Sea Region and Eastern partnership countries.
Deadline: 11 March 2020.
13th Annual Baltic Sea Forum of Finland
The Centrum Balticum Foundation organises the 13th annual Baltic Sea Forum of Finland in Turku on the 15th of June. This year the forum deals with the geopolitics, the internal security and the forest industry.
BARI – The Baltic Science Network Mobility Programme for Research Internships
Call for PhD candidates´projects for hosting internships for Bachelor/Master students is open 1 – 8 March 2020!
Themes: Life Sciences, Photon&Neutron Science and Welfare State. The fields are not defined more exactly, so they can be interpreted broadly.
The BUPRaP Office: Invitation for Expressions of Interest
Invitation for Expressions of Interest to Host the 3rd World Symposium on Sustainability Science and Research, April 2021
The "World Symposium on Sustainability Science and Research" series started in 2017, based on the perceived need to explore and present concrete case studies which illustrate how Sustainability Science and Research can help to achieve the many goals listed in the document "Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development".
Updated Map of the BUP Member Universities
An updated version of the map of the BUP network of universities is now available for download.
BUP PhD Award 2020
The Baltic University Programme's PhD Award, is given to a PhD work that is judged to be the most qualified according to the following criteria: inter-/multi disciplinary approach, novelty, innovation, and value for promoting sustainable development.
Book of Abstracts 2019
Oral presentations given at
The Baltic University Programme
VII PhD Students Training
24th - 28th November 2019
BUP Mobility Grant 2020
The Baltic University Programme’s Mobility Grant for Young Researchers aims to develop and strengthen the cooperation among young researchers in the Baltic Sea region.
Deadline for applications: 20 March 2020.
Research Notes Letter 1/2020The first BUP Research Notes Letter of 2020! This is the third volume that we are happy to share with you. It contains a lot of new research findings within the BUP Member Universities, besides abstracts we have included the thesis summaries of last year’s winners of the BUP PhD Awards.
Call for Papers: Innovations and Traditions for Sustainable Development
The growth of digital technologies in all areas of educational, scientific and industrial activities should be accompanied by appropriate innovations in personnel training, taking into account the rapidly changing situations in both the economy and the financial sector on a global scale. The sustainability of development on a global, national and regional scale largely depends on the balance between social, economic and environmental processes. This is especially true in countries with different objectives for the near- and medium-term development.
BARI mobility programme offers internships in the Baltic Sea Region
BARI Mobility Programme is directed to three fields: Life Sciences, Photon/Neutron Science and Welfare State. The fields are not defined more exactly, so they can be interpreted broadly.
Meaning in Translation: Illusion of Precision
The Faculty of E-Learning Technologies and Humanities of Riga Technical University is organizing the 4th international scientific conference “Meaning in Translation: Illusion of Precision” that will be held in Riga from 27 to 29 May 2020. This time the focus is on Translation Studies in the Era of Digital Humanities.
Impact of private & public law on international business activity
Invitation and call for papers to the conference "Impact of private & public law on international business activity" to be held in Gdansk, on April 17th, 2020.
Environmental Education for Sustainability
Open Access Journal "Sustainability"- Special Issue "Environmental Education for Sustainability"
HAW Summer School 2020
POSTPONED UNTIL SUMMER 2021.
Are you a young researcher at the beginning of your academic career and focus on sustainable energy or are you doing your PhD on this topic? Are you located at a higher education institution in the Baltic Sea region? Do you have a solid scientific expertise / background but would like to enhance your teaching skills because you have to fulfill a teaching obligation?
CLIMATE 2020 Online: Invitation for Reviewers
For CLIMATE 2020, the 7th on-line climate conference to be held from 23th-30th March, 2020 we are looking for expert reviewers.
Slovakia holds the BUP Precidency
Slovakia will hold the BUP Presidency the first half year of 2020.
The Baltic University Programme Mobility Grant Award 2019
Dr. Mariia Ruda, Department of Environmental Safety and Environmental Protection (ESEP), at the V. Chornovil Institute for Sustainable Development, Lviv Polytechnic National University, Ukraine, is the winner of the BUP Mobility Research Grant 2019.
BARI – The Baltic Science Network Mobility Programme for Research Internships
BARI – The Baltic Science Network Mobility Programme for research internships in summer 2020 in the fields of Life Sciences, Photon & Neutron Science and Welfare State in the Baltic Sea Region will start soon.
BUP Newsletter no. 60
This issue focuses entirely on the BUP Symposium 2020, titled Research and Innovation for a Sustainable Baltic Sea Region.
The symposium is held on Campus Gotland, Uppsala University, Visby, between August 24 - 28, 2020.
Medical and Biological Aspects of Human Health and Their Multidisciplinary Integration
We are pleased to invite you to participate in the international conference
“MEDICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF HUMAN HEALTH AND THEIR MULTIDISCIPLINARY INTEGRATION”
Place: Ukraine, Ternopil
Time: 9-11 April, 2020
Call for Applications: Identity Politics: Comparative Perspectives on the Nordic Countries and east central Europe
We would like to announce the open call for applications for ReNEW Summer University 2020: Identity Politics: Comparative Perspectives on the Nordic Countries and east central Europe.
SDG13 Climate Action - Content Available
The Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Develoopment Goals, currently being produced, is the world´s largest editorial project ever undertaken. It is to be completed by 2021. In the framework of COP 25 in Madrid, the volume on SDG 13 "Climate Action" has been launched.
Natālija Cudečka-Puriņa Winner of the BUP PhD Award 2019
Dr. Natālija Cudečka-Puriņa, Liepaja University, is the winner of the BUP Award for best thesis in 2018 in the category Social Sciences and Humanities. Her thesis has the title Ensuring Municipal Waste Management Sustainability by Administration of Landfill Management Companies.
Dominika Sobotka Winner of the BUP PhD Award 2019
Dr. Dominika Sobotka, Gdansk University of Technology is the winner of the BUP Award 2019 for best thesis in 2018 in the category Natural Sciences, Technology and Engineering. The thesis is entitled: Investigation of the efficiency of nitrogen removal in a sequencing batch reactor with anammox granular biomass.
Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals": vol 13 (Climate Action)
The International Climate Change Information and Research Programme (ICCIRP) and the Baltic Research and Publications Office (BUPrAP) are pleased to announce the launching of Volume 13 (Climate Action) of the "Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals".
BUP Newsletter no. 59
Welcome to a new issue of the BUP newsletter, filled with exciting news about our Programme!
Special Offer for BUP Member Universities
For colleagues from the BUP Member Universities 20 places are available with a reduced fee of 150 Euro (ordinary fee 250 Euro) in the 5th World Symposium on Sustainable Development at Universities (WSSD-U-2020), 27-28 August 2020 in Visby, Sweden.
New Member University: Satakunta University of Applied Sciences
Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) offers both Bachelor's and Master's Degree Programmes taught in English. At SAMK one can study to become an expert in business, engineering, health care, maritime management and tourism.
Close Far East: Come and meet representatives from 10 Ukrainian and Belarusian universities
Are you a student and want to spend some time abroad with the purpose of graduate and postgraduate studies, attend a summer course or do an internship? Are you a scientist and would like to conduct some research or be an expert?
Then come to Geocentrum, Villavägen 16 at Uppsala University 16:30 the 10th December 2019.
Call for Papers: Sustainable Development of Rural Areas and Agriculture
The open access journal Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050, Impact Factor 2.592) is currently running a Special Issue entitled "Sustainable Development of Rural Areas and Agriculture".