The BUP PhD Award 2021 is open for nomination
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; Natural Sciences, Technology and Engineering, as well as Social Sciences and Humanities.
Today we open for nominations for the The Baltic University Programme (BUP) PhD Award, and look forward to learn about thesises defended during the past year, 2020, at our Participating Universities. To qualify for nomination, the thesis should be focused on research within either of the two broad areas Natural Sciences, Technology and Engineering, as well as Social Sciences and Humanities. The nominations will be assessed on the following criteria:
- inter-/multi disciplinary approach
- novelty (the quality of being new and unusual)
- innovation (a new idea or method, or the use of new ideas and methods)
- promoting sustainable development…
- …in a Baltic Sea Region context
To qualify for the BUP PhD Award, the thesis must:
- have been defended during 2020,
- at a BUP Participating University, and
- the candidate must be nominated by the supervisor/-s.
Read the full announcement, or nominate directly at the on-line form intended for nomination of the BUP PhD Award 2021
News from 2022
Support for young scholars
This year, we will support young scholars - PhD students, PhDs that have newly defended their thesis (max 2 years ago) and post doc. fellows - by inviting you to present your research at the BUP Symposium fall 2022 and give you the opportunity to publish a full paper in any of our special issues that BUP is the guest editor of.
Call for application to host a BUP event
This year BUP has an opportunity to give support to colleagues at BUP participating universities that are ready to host and organize a BUP academic event/activity that is of interest and relevance to sustainability and a Baltic Sea Region perspective, and that encourage interdisciplinary co-operations.
Announcing the BUP's Rector's conference 2022
This year the BUP and Uppsala University have the pleasure to welcome the Rectors of our participating universities to the 6th BUP Rectors Conference. This recurrent event is aimed to gather the rectors to discuss issues of strategic importance for the universities: Sustainability, Internationalisation and Quality Assurance.
New participating university: Zaporizhzhia National University
We are glad to announce that our programme is growing with new participating university, as Zaporizhzhia National University, in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine joins the programme.