News from 2020 The BUP PhD Award 2021 is open for nomination <p>The Baltic University Programme (BUP)&nbsp;PhD Award for best thesis, supports high quality research promoting sustainable development in a Baltic Sea region context.&nbsp;The award is established in two research areas;&nbsp;<em>Natural Sciences, Technology and Engineering,</em> as well as <em>Social Sciences and Humanities</em>.</p> Mon, 15 Feb 2021 14:37:00 GMT 2021-02-15T14:37:00Z The Baltic Science Network (BSN) Mobility Programme for Research Internships, BARI, continues in spring 2021 <p><img alt="Baltic Science Network Logo" class="image-right" height="73" src="/digitalAssets/915/c_915206-l_1-k_balticsciencenetwork_rgb_large-282px.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" width="100" />BARI offers research internships with appropriate academic training across the Baltic Sea Region to Bachelor and Master students with interest in Life Sciences, Photon &amp; Neutron Science and Welfare State.</p> Thu, 17 Dec 2020 12:52:00 GMT 2020-12-17T12:52:00Z 2nd International Educational Methodological Conference <p><img alt="Belarusian State University Logo" class="image-right" src="/digitalAssets/865/c_865410-l_1-k_belarusian-state-university-200px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" width="100" />International Sakharov Environmental Institute of Belarusian State University invites researchers to <em>the 2nd International Educational Methodological Conference; Environmental Education and Sustainable Development. Conditions, Purposes, Issues and Prospects.</em></p> Thu, 10 Dec 2020 10:49:00 GMT 2020-12-10T10:49:00Z Extended deadline for Special issue "Challenges and Possibilities for Sustainable Development in a Baltic Sea Region context" <p>We have extended the deadline for submission&nbsp;of papers to the journal Sustainability, Special issue&nbsp;&quot;Challenges and Possibilities for Sustainable Development in a Baltic Sea&nbsp;Region context.</p> Wed, 16 Dec 2020 16:08:00 GMT 2020-12-16T16:08:00Z Special issue of Sustainability completed <p>The special issue of Sustainability entitled &quot;Environmental Education for Sustainable Development&quot;, is now completed with 23 full papers.&nbsp;This Special Issue document and promote scholarly research and projects that show how environmental education can help towards the implementation of sustainability efforts.</p> Mon, 07 Dec 2020 14:47:00 GMT 2020-12-07T14:47:00Z The BUP Newsletter 63 is published <p>In the BUP Newsletter, issue 63, you can read about:</p> Mon, 07 Dec 2020 10:03:00 GMT 2020-12-07T10:03:00Z Call for Expressions of Interest- Green Deal Call on "Restoring biodiversity and ecosystem services" <p><img alt="BUPRaP logo" class="image-right" src="/digitalAssets/860/c_860224-l_1-k_imagepuff.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" width="100" />The Baltic University Programme Research and Publication Office and The European School of Sustainability Science and Research (ESSSR), are asking for expressions of interest from suitably qualified organisations, which may wish to contribute to this project.</p> Mon, 16 Nov 2020 09:48:00 GMT 2020-11-16T09:48:00Z We "fuel" the future - Offshore Wind Energy contest <p><img alt="Maritime University of Szczecin logo" class="image-right" src="/digitalAssets/902/c_902708-l_1-k_maritime-university-of-szczecin.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" width="100" />The Maritime University of Szczecin&nbsp; invites students and PhD students to an international contest <em>&quot;Trends and development visions for offshore wind farms&quot; </em>organised by The Maritime University of Szczecin and the Marshal's Office of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship toghether with Polish Wind Energy Association</p> Tue, 10 Nov 2020 09:33:00 GMT 2020-11-10T09:33:00Z Book of Abstracts <p><img alt="BUP logo" class="image-right" src="/digitalAssets/655/c_655172-l_1-k_bup-logo-200px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" width="100" />The Book of Abstracts from the BUP Symposium 2020 is now available for download and read more about some of the latest sustainability research from the Baltic Sea Region.</p> Tue, 03 Nov 2020 10:02:00 GMT 2020-11-03T10:02:00Z Fostering Innovation and Competitiveness: Towards Smart Manufacturing and Services in Europe <p><img alt="SGH Warsaw School of Economics logo" class="image-right" src="/digitalAssets/865/c_865420-l_1-k_szko-a_g--wna_handlowa_-logo--282px.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" width="200" />SGH Warsaw School of Economic invites BUP partners to 14th Annual International Conference on Innovation and Competitiveness: <em>Fostering Innovation and Competitiveness: Towards Smart Manufacturing and Services in Europe</em>, which will take place online on 16 October 2020.</p> Tue, 06 Oct 2020 08:43:00 GMT 2020-10-06T08:43:00Z Challenges by cultural and sport mega-events: Socio-economic and ecological perspectives <p><img alt="Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University Logo" class="image-right" src="/digitalAssets/897/c_897240-l_1-k_ikbfu-logo-282px.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" width="200" />Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University (Kaliningrad, Russia) would like to invite all its BUP partners to take part in the International Conference<strong><em> </em></strong><em>&ldquo;Challenges by cultural and sport mega-events: Socio-economic and ecological perspectives&rdquo;</em>, which will be held on December 17-18, 2020 in Kaliningrad.</p> Tue, 29 Sep 2020 08:36:00 GMT 2020-09-29T08:36:00Z New Participating Universities <p><img alt="BUP logo" class="image-right" height="100" src="/digitalAssets/655/c_655172-l_1-k_bup-logo-200px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" width="100" />The Baltic University Programme is delighted to announce that we have two new participating universities: V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University in Ukraine and Medical University of Gdansk in Poland.</p> Mon, 28 Sep 2020 06:20:00 GMT 2020-09-28T06:20:00Z Scientific conference of PhD. Students - Online <p>Slovak University of Agriculture and the Baltic University Programme invites PhD students to attend the within the fields of biology, agronomy, food technologies and landscape architecture.</p> Fri, 25 Sep 2020 08:09:00 GMT 2020-09-25T08:09:00Z BUP PhD Thesis Award winners 2020 <p>The announcement of the winners of the BUP PhD thesis award, has been published in the BUP Newsletter. There, we proudly presented the winners of the BUP PhD thesis award 2020. The winners of the PhD Awards receive a prize in the form of a diploma and a sum up to 500 Euro to cover travel costs and/or accommodation for attending a research conference. In addition, BUP will also cover travel costs and accommodation for presenting the research during one of the BUP events. Read their abstracts in our Research Notes Letter.</p> <div></div> <p></p> Thu, 03 Sep 2020 14:05:00 GMT 2020-09-03T14:05:00Z Baltic Maritime Forum 2020 <p>Invitation to take part in the annual VIII International Baltic Maritime Forum,&nbsp;October 5-10, 2020 in Kaliningrad at the premises&nbsp;of Kaliningrad State Technical University and Baltic Fishing Fleet&nbsp;State Academy.</p> Mon, 10 Aug 2020 12:30:00 GMT 2020-08-10T12:30:00Z Conference: Rights and Recognition in the Baltic Context <div> <div> <div> <p>The 14th Conference on Baltic Studies in Europe (CBSE) &ldquo;Rights and Recognition in the Baltic Context&rdquo; June 3&ndash;5, 2021, Uppsala University, Sweden</p> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 23 Jun 2020 11:17:00 GMT 2020-06-23T11:17:00Z Winners of the BUP Mobility Grant 2020 <p><img alt="BUP news" class="image-left" src="/digitalAssets/884/c_884624-l_1-k_bup-secretariat-news-48px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" width="48" />Liliia Hrytsai from Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin, Poland is the winner of the category Social Sciences.</p> <p>Jenna Senecal at SLU, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden is the winner in the Natural Sciences category.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 17 Jun 2020 11:42:00 GMT 2020-06-17T11:42:00Z Baltic Sea Region: Cooperation Without Limits? <p><img alt="" class="image-left" height="48" src="/digitalAssets/882/c_882774-l_1-k_bup-logo-rund-100px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" width="48" />International Research Seminar<br /> &laquo;Baltic Sea Region: Cooperation Without Limits?&raquo;</p> Mon, 08 Jun 2020 09:42:00 GMT 2020-06-08T09:42:00Z Motivated PhD Candidate Wanted <p><img alt="BUP Network News" class="image-left" src="/digitalAssets/881/c_881062-l_1-k_bup-region-news-48px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" width="48" />The Jagiellonian University in Krak&oacute;w, Poland is seeking a motivated PhD candidate to join the project <strong>&ldquo;</strong><strong><em>Climate crisis: a new paradigm for addressing minimization of plastic harm in the era of COVID-19 pandemic</em></strong><strong>&rdquo;</strong></p> Mon, 01 Jun 2020 08:13:00 GMT 2020-06-01T08:13:00Z New Issue of the BUP Research Notes <p><img alt="BUP News" class="image-left" src="/digitalAssets/879/c_879780-l_1-k_bup-secretariat-news-48px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" width="48" />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.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 19 May 2020 13:03:00 GMT 2020-05-19T13:03:00Z How Have Your working Circumstances Changed? <p><img alt="" class="image-left" src="/digitalAssets/878/c_878076-l_1-k_bup-region-news-48px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />Invitation to take part in a study on&nbsp;how the pandemic affects our work as researchers at the universities.</p> Mon, 11 May 2020 07:48:00 GMT 2020-05-11T07:48:00Z COVID-19: Invitation to take part in 3 studies <p><img alt="" class="image-left" src="/digitalAssets/864/c_864862-l_1-k_bup-region-news-48px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />COVID-19: Invitation to take part in 3 studies: impacts on sustainability teaching, research and consequences of social isolation.</p> Tue, 14 Apr 2020 08:49:00 GMT 2020-04-14T08:49:00Z BUP Annual Report 2019 <p><img alt="" class="image-left" src="/digitalAssets/864/c_864666-l_1-k_bup-secretariat-news-48px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />The BUP Annual Report 2019 is now ready for download.</p> Thu, 09 Apr 2020 13:05:00 GMT 2020-04-09T13:05:00Z New Member University: Belarusian State Agricultural Academy <p><img alt="" class="image-left" src="/digitalAssets/863/c_863186-l_1-k_bup-secretariat-news-48px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />We have the pleasure to welcome a new university in the network of BUP member universities: Belarusian State Agricultural Academy.</p> Wed, 01 Apr 2020 11:34:00 GMT 2020-04-01T11:34:00Z BUP Newsletter no. 61 <p><img alt="" class="image-left" src="/digitalAssets/862/c_862358-l_1-k_bup-secretariat-news-48px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />Welcome to issue no. 61 of the BUP Newsletter.</p> Fri, 27 Mar 2020 13:41:00 GMT 2020-03-27T13:41:00Z CLIMATE2020 - Worldwide online climate conference <p><img alt="" class="image-left" src="/digitalAssets/862/c_862026-l_1-k_bup-news-48px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />CLIMATE2020<br /> Worldwide online climate conference from 23rd to 30th March 2020 is now in full swing.</p> Thu, 26 Mar 2020 13:17:00 GMT 2020-03-26T13:17:00Z Call for Papers: Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals <p><img alt="" class="image-left" src="/digitalAssets/860/c_860444-l_1-k_bup-news-48px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals: Invitations for new contributing authors from the Baltic.</p> Tue, 17 Mar 2020 10:55:00 GMT 2020-03-17T10:55:00Z BUP Teachers Course 2019-2020 almost finished <p><img alt="" class="image-left" src="/digitalAssets/857/c_857426-l_1-k_bup-news-48px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />During March 5-6, the second and last workshop of the course Education for Sustainable Development for Higher Education was held in Lviv, Ukraine.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 11 Mar 2020 11:00:00 GMT 2020-03-11T11:00:00Z Two New Member Universities <p><img alt="" class="image-left" src="/digitalAssets/859/c_859090-l_1-k_bup-secretariat-news-48px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />We have the pleasure to welcome two new universities in the network of BUP member universities: Klaipeda University and&nbsp;Baranovichi State University.</p> Mon, 09 Mar 2020 11:01:00 GMT 2020-03-09T11:01:00Z Call for papers: Sustainability <p><img alt="" class="image-left" src="/digitalAssets/857/c_857426-l_1-k_bup-news-48px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />Special issue: Environmental Education for Sustainability.<br /> Manuscript deadline:&nbsp;1 May 2020.</p> Fri, 06 Mar 2020 10:50:00 GMT 2020-03-06T10:50:00Z Summer Academy for Young Professionals <p><img alt="" class="image-left" src="/digitalAssets/857/c_857376-l_1-k_bup-region-news-48px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />Summer Academy for Young Professionals (SAYP) Baltic Sea Region and Eastern partnership countries.</p> <p>Deadline:&nbsp;11 March 2020.</p> Fri, 06 Mar 2020 10:22:00 GMT 2020-03-06T10:22:00Z 13th Annual Baltic Sea Forum of Finland <p><img alt="" class="image-left" src="/digitalAssets/857/c_857376-l_1-k_bup-region-news-48px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />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.</p> Fri, 28 Feb 2020 10:27:00 GMT 2020-02-28T10:27:00Z The BUPRaP Office: Invitation for Expressions of Interest <p><img alt="" class="image-right" src="/digitalAssets/847/c_847834-l_1-k_2nd-world-symposium-sustainability-science-200px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />Invitation for Expressions of Interest to Host the 3rd World Symposium on Sustainability Science and Research, April 2021</p> <p>The &quot;World Symposium on Sustainability Science and Research&quot; 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 &quot;Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development&quot;.</p> Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:18:00 GMT 2020-02-17T13:18:00Z Updated Map of the BUP Member Universities <p><img alt="" class="image-right" src="/digitalAssets/847/c_847622-l_1-k_bup-member-universities-2020-150px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />An updated version of the map of the BUP network of universities is now available.</p> Fri, 14 Feb 2020 09:43:00 GMT 2020-02-14T09:43:00Z 20200212 BUP PhD Award 2020 <p><img alt="" class="image-right" src="/digitalAssets/847/c_847354-l_1-k_bup-phd-award-2020b-200px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />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.</p> Wed, 12 Feb 2020 10:18:00 GMT 2020-02-12T10:18:00Z Book of Abstracts 2019 <p><img alt="" class="image-right" src="/digitalAssets/846/c_846882-l_1-k_phd-students-training-book-of-abstracts-2019-200px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" /><strong>Oral presentations given at<br /> The Baltic University&nbsp;Programme<br /> VII PhD Students Training<br /> Rogow, Poland<br /> 24th&nbsp;- 28th November 2019</strong></p> Mon, 10 Feb 2020 10:51:00 GMT 2020-02-10T10:51:00Z BUP Mobility Grant 2020 <p><img alt="" class="image-right" src="/digitalAssets/846/c_846616-l_1-k_bup-mobility-grant-2020-200px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />The Baltic University Programme&rsquo;s Mobility Grant for Young Researchers aims to develop and strengthen the cooperation among young researchers in the Baltic Sea region.</p> <p><em>Deadline for applications: 20 March 2020.</em></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2020 12:22:00 GMT 2020-02-07T12:22:00Z Research Notes Letter 1/2020 <div><img alt="" class="image-right" src="/digitalAssets/678/c_678612-l_1-k_research-notes-letter-vol-3-issue-1-2020-150px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />The 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&rsquo;s winners of the BUP PhD Awards.&nbsp;</div> <div></div> Thu, 30 Jan 2020 12:33:00 GMT 2020-01-30T12:33:00Z Call for Papers: Innovations and Traditions for Sustainable Development <p><img alt="" class="image-right" src="" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" /><img alt="" class="image-right" src="" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" /><img alt="" class="image-right" src="/digitalAssets/678/c_678672-l_1-k_world-sustainability-series-200px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />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&nbsp;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.</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2020 10:06:00 GMT 2020-01-27T10:06:00Z BARI mobility programme offers internships in the Baltic Sea Region <p><img alt="" class="image-right" src="/digitalAssets/825/c_825554-l_1-k_bari-200px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />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.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2020 13:09:00 GMT 2020-01-24T13:09:00Z Meaning in Translation: Illusion of Precision <p><img alt="" class="image-right" src="/digitalAssets/842/c_842658-l_1-k_rtu-200px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />The Faculty of E-Learning Technologies and Humanities of Riga Technical University is organizing the 4th international scientific conference &ldquo;Meaning in Translation: Illusion of Precision&rdquo; that will be held in Riga from 27 to 29 May 2020. This time the focus is on&nbsp;<strong>Translation Studies in the Era of Digital Humanities</strong>.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 22 Jan 2020 10:58:00 GMT 2020-01-22T10:58:00Z Impact of private & public law on international business activity <p><img alt="" class="image-right" src="/digitalAssets/842/c_842622-l_1-k_impact-of-private-public-law-200px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />Invitation and call for papers to the conference &quot;Impact of private &amp; public law on international business&nbsp; activity&quot;&nbsp;to be held in Gdansk, on April 17th, 2020.</p> Tue, 21 Jan 2020 14:25:00 GMT 2020-01-21T14:25:00Z Environmental Education for Sustainability <p><img alt="" class="image-right" src="/digitalAssets/841/c_841866-l_1-k_sustainability-200px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />Open Access Journal &quot;Sustainability&quot;- Special Issue &quot;Environmental Education for Sustainability&quot;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 15 Jan 2020 11:31:00 GMT 2020-01-15T11:31:00Z HAW Summer School 2020 <p><img alt="" class="image-right" src="/digitalAssets/825/c_825908-l_1-k_haw-summer-school-150px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:1px" />POSTPONED UNTIL SUMMER 2021.</p> <p>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?</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2020 13:31:00 GMT 2020-01-07T13:31:00Z CLIMATE 2020 Online: Invitation for Reviewers <p><img alt="" class="image-right" src="/digitalAssets/825/c_825860-l_1-k_climate2020-online-150px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />For <strong>CLIMATE 2020</strong>, the 7th on-line climate conference&nbsp;to&nbsp;be held from 23th-30th March, 2020 we are looking for expert reviewers.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2020 08:57:00 GMT 2020-01-07T08:57:00Z Slovakia holds the BUP Precidency <p><img alt="Slovakia" class="image-right" src="/digitalAssets/825/c_825762-l_1-k_slovakia-flag-152px.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />Slovakia will hold the BUP Presidency the first half year of 2020.</p> Thu, 02 Jan 2020 12:46:00 GMT 2020-01-02T12:46:00Z