Detangling Development

Welcome to Detangling Development, a 7-part podcast series brought to you by UniPID, the Finnish University Partnership for International Development. In this podcast we dive deeper into important themes that bridge between the activities of universities and the aims of sustainable development by interviewing a guest with expert insight or research in the specific topic. Our hope is that this podcast will give you a better understanding of the bigger picture and inspire you to not only think about, but also get involved in promoting global sustainable development.

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Students’s global competences

Wednesday Nov 23, 2022

Wednesday Nov 23, 2022

In this final episode of Detangling Development podcast, we dive into how to foster students' global competences with Alexandra Biris, master student at the Changing Education programme at the University of Helsinki.

Thursday Oct 20, 2022

Populations face differing health challenges, access to health care, and other health-related resources. A One Health approach can be relevant for addressing these issues in a collaborative and cross-sectoral way. This episode takes a dive in to One Health and global inequalities with Sarah Green, professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Helsinki and member of Helsinki One Health.

Wednesday Aug 17, 2022

This episode takes a deep dive into the role of the private sector in Finnish education development cooperation with Elizabeth Eta, postdoctoral researcher working with the Global Innovation Network for Teaching and Learning (GINTL) at the University of Helsinki.

Wednesday Jun 08, 2022

How can feminist and decolonial approaches help deconstruct the power dynamics and pre-established assumptions in global academic partnerships? Get to know more with Violeta Gutierrez Zamora, early stage researcher and teacher from the University of Eastern Finland.

Thursday Apr 21, 2022

In this episode we take a look at Finland's role in global sustainable development with Teppo Eskelinen, philosopher and senior lecturer in Social Sciences at the University of Eastern Finland. 

Thursday Feb 17, 2022

In this episode we dive deeper into the relationship between policymaking and research in the field of global development, through an interview with Marikki Karhu, secretary general of the Finnish Development Policy Committee.

Thursday Jan 20, 2022

An introductory episode with Johanna Kivimäki, Director of UniPID. In this episode we give an overview of each of the six themes that will be discussed in the following episodes: research based development policy; development cooperation and private sector in education; Finland's role in global sustainable development; feminist and decolonial approaches in academic partnerships; OneHealth and global inequality; and students global competences.


Thursday Jan 13, 2022

Thursday Jan 13, 2022

Melissa Plath, senior specialist at UniPID and host of this podcast, introduces "Detangling Development".


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