Register for the Global South Event and Workshops (15 October 2019)

UTU Global South Network and Research Funding Unit will organize an event to discuss project ideas related to the challenges of Global South region – environment, climate change, food security, human health and wellbeing, education, sustainability, etc.

  • Time: Tuesday 15 October 2019 at 12.15-16.00
  • Place: Agora Auditorium XXI, Vesilinnantie 3, University of Turku

The registration for the event is open now! While you register, you can also choose which workshop you would like to attend.

Register here

Schedule for the event:

12.15-12.20 Opening words
12.20-12.45 Keynote: Adebola A. Adedimeji (Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine): Global Health Research, Needs, Imperatives and Gaps
12.45-13.45 One-minute presentations by participants
13.45-14.15 Coffee break
14.15-16.00 Workshops (libary´s workings spaces, 2nd floor) and Summary Session

The topics for the workshops are:

  1. Sustainable Intensification in Africa – brainstorming related to the identified EU call
  2. Health and geospatial research in the Global South context
  3. Developing methodologies for evaluating the performance of the institutions channelling global climate funds


Written by

Johanna Toivonen de Gonzales Tree carbon assimilation in African agroforestry systems; Topical treeline ecology; Grant writing