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Updated BUP Network Map

BUP Network December 2016The map of the BUP network is updated to 1 December 2016. It comes in several formats:

BUP Network (pdf pdf-format)
BUP Network (tif-format)
BUP Network Large Map (png-format)
BUP Network Small Map (png-format)

 

BUP Newsletter no. 49

BUP Newsletter no. 49BUP Newsletter no. 49 pdf

In this issue:

  • Introduction
    by Lars Rydén
  • The BUP 25 Year Celebration
    by Lyudmyla Babak
  • Trauma Management as a Way to Sustainable Development
    by Ekatherina Zhukova
  • EUSBSR 2016
    by Cecile Nseya and Linda Strindevall
  • and much more
 

Baltic Rim Economies Review 5 - 2016

Baltic Rim Economies 5/2016In BRE 5/2016 pdf, a Special Issue on Corporate Social Responsibility, you may read about:

  • Roel Nieuwenkamp: Responsible business is key for the Baltic Rim Economies
  • Marja Innanen: The Finnish way to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
  • Helena Kekki: Sustainable Development Goals – a shopping list of a wealthy customer?
  • and much more

The journal is published by Turku School of Economics. Editor-in-Chief: Kari Liuhto.

 

Presentations From the 2016 Rogów Teachers Conference

Rogów October 2016Both oral and some poster presentations held at the BUP Teachers Conference in Rogow in October 2016 are now possible to download. You may find them on the Engaging Higher Education in Local and Global Challenges web page at the Finnish BUP web site. The conference was held the 23rd - 26th October 2016 in connection with the BUP 25 Year celebrations. The conference was organised by the BUP Centre in Finland in cooperation with the BUP Centre in Poland.

 

Maritime Energy Management - MARENER 2017

WMU International Conference: Maritime Energy ManagementInternational Conference on
Maritime Energy Management
24-25 January 2017
Malmö, Sweden

Energy management is a key strategy for energy efficient and environmentally friendly shipping that enhances profitability within a tightening regulatory framework.

MARENER 2017 will provide a forum for both researchers and practitioners to examine opportunities and challenges in the field of maritime energy with the aim of achieving an energy efficient and low carbon future for the maritime industry.

For further information please see the confeence web site at wmu.se/marener2017
#MARENER2017

World Maritime University - WMU

 

International Mobility of Researchers in the BSR

International Mobility of Researchers inthe Baltic Sea RegionA new report has been published by the Baltic Science Network. The report is entitled International Mobility of Researchers in the Baltic Sea Region pdf and written by Tom Schumacher at Kiel University. The main part of the study consists of a synoptic overview over mobility flows in the BSR and individual analyses of patterns of researcher exchange on a country by country basis. The only career stage of researchers, at which data concerning international mobility exist almost completely for all BSR countries, is that of doctoral students.

For further information on the BSN project please see: http://www.baltic-science.org/index.php

 

Humboldt Scholarships

Humboldt Foundation Bonn, GermanyHumboldt Scholarships for Baltic University Programme Member Universities for Post-Doctoral Training on Sustainable Development in Germany

Staff from universities which are members of the Baltic University Programme (BUP) have an opportunity to apply for scholarships offered by the Humboldt Foundation, for Post-Doctoral Training in Germany on sustainable development issues.

You may submit an application if you are a researcher from outside Germany with above average qualifications, at the beginning of your academic career and only completed your doctorate in the last four years.

A Humboldt Research Fellowship for postdoctoral researchers allows you to carry out long-term research (6-24 months) in Germany. Applicants choose their own topic of research.

Further details are available at:
https://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/humboldt-fellowship-postdoc.html

 

Baltic Rim Economies Review 4 - 2016

Baltic Rime Economies Review 4 - 2016In the latest issue of the BRE Review 4/2016 (pdf) you may read about:

  • Jaak Aaviksoo: Baltic Rim universities: excellence, economic growth and future challenges
  • Lars Rydén: University cooperation in the Baltic Sea region – after 25 years
  • Zane Šime: CBSS science, innovation and research agenda: a promising start for accelerated cooperation
  • and much more

The journal is published by Turku School of Economics. Editor-in-Chief: Kari Liuhto.

 

Bas van Abel wins the German Environmental Award

Fairphone 2The founder and CEO of Fairphone, Bas van Abel, has won the German Environmental Award (Deutschen Umweltpreis). The German prize, handed out by the German Federal Environmental Foundation (Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt), is the biggest of its kind in Europe. Bas was recognized as “a pioneer for more resource efficiency in the smartphone industry.”

Fairphone is the world’s first ethical, modular smartphone.

 

BUP Annual Award for the Best PhD Thesis in 2015

Zivile Stankeviciute winner of the BUP Award for best thesis 2015The Baltic University Programme (BUP) Board has decided to honour Živilė Stankevičiūtė, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania, with the award for best PhD thesis defended in the BUP network during the calendar year 2015. The thesis ‘Sustainability Dimension in Organisation’s Human Resource Management’ support high quality research and promote sustainable development.

The PhD thesis is distinguished for it’s novelty as sustainable human resource management is the hot topic of scientific discussion lacking conceptual and empirical maturity. The dissertation contributes to the scientific discourse on sustainable development addressing genesis of sustainable development, meaning of sustainable development and providing the taxonomy of sustainability characteristics. The thesis provide suggestions and insights how to operationalize sustainable human resource management and shows the added value for the organization in terms of increasing the positive and decreasing the negative impacts on employees. When principles of sustainable human resource management are clearly expressed, employees feel less job stress, work-family conflict and burnout, at the same time job satisfaction, organizational commitment and trust as well as subjective welfare increases. The thesis meets all the stated criteria with a good margin. An assessment of the thesis state that the thesis support high quality research in the area of sustainable development.

 

BUP Annual Award for the Best PhD Thesis in 2015 Diplomas

Ekatherina ZhukovaEkatherina Zhukova, Aarhus University, Denmark, is given honorary diploma for her thesis Chernobyl as Trauma Management in Belarus and Ukraine, because of the novel approach towards research on big scale disaster trauma management in the Baltic Sea region

Joni LehtoJoni Lehto, University of Jyväskylä, Finland, is given a honorary diploma for his thesis Advanced Biorefinery Concepts Integrated To Chemical Pulping as an innovative research in developing sulfur-free wood and non-wood feedstocks as well as recovering value-added by-products for further conversion processes.

 
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A short introduction film about the Baltic University Programme which is a university network in the Baltic Sea region focusing on education for sustainable development. The Programme is a part of the Centre for Sustainable Development at Uppsala University.
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BUP 25 Years!

Baltic University Programme 25 Years!

The 25 Year Celebration

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The 25 Year Films

The Musical Present
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Video Productions from the Baltic University
A compilation of films from the Baltic University Programme since 1991.

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