Activities 2022

Last changed: 18 January 2023

New course package within GCUA 2030

GCUA 2030 will offer four new PhD-courses running from May to November 2022. The courses can be taken as a full package or as individual courses.

  • Agenda 2030: Synergies, conflicts, and assessment tools
  • Working and communicating across cultures 
  • Education for sustainable development: Teaching for sustainability 
  • Designing research with impact using the Theory of Change approach 

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Mentorship programme

Welcome to the first cohort of the GCUA 2030 mentorship programme. Each member university nominates one mentor and one student to participate.

The programme will be led by Dr. Katarina Billing who is a certified psychologist, coach and journalist with more than 20 years’ experience of working with people and leadership development.

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Summer school hosted by University of Chile

The South Campus of the University of Chile is pleased to announce the next Postgraduate Summer School January 2022.
The Summer School is fully taught in English and is made up of 5 different courses that are offered in January to our graduate students and to students from partner universities. These courses cover relevant fields related to agri-food systems, agriculture, animal sciences, biotechnology, biochemistry, and nanotechnology through the participation of leading national and international experts. This time all the courses will be held virtually.

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”Why I wrote an impact CV” by Professor Katherine Andrews, Director Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery, Australia.

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International network meeting

Krusenberg Herrgård, Sweden 2-3 May 2022

Participants from: Sweden, US, Chile, Rwanda, South Africa, Scotland and Ireland. 

Contact coordinator for more information.


Take Charge of Your Career as an Early Career Researcher
Research careers are sought-after and increasingly competitive. It has never been more important for early career researchers to be strategic about career moves, develop effective networks and master the right skills to get into their careers of choice.
This workshop is for you if you want to be proactive about your job prospects, looking for practical ways to structure your progress and succeed in your preferred career - in academia or beyond.

GCUA 2030 award 2022:

 This award is a great opportunity for phd-students or recently graduated phd-students to communicate their research to a broad audience globally.

The prize sum is 3500 EUR for the winner, 1000 EUR for the second place and 500 EUR for third place. The prize winners will be given the opportunity to present their research in a GCUA 2030 webinar.

Eligible candidates are PhD students or those who defended their thesis in 2021 at one of the GCUA 2030 member universities.

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