Science Education: MODEST Courses for Doctoral Students in “Communication and Cooperation” and “Research”

In December 2020, two virtual events were arranged and carried out by the Erasmus+ MODEST project (https://www.emodest.eu) to report status/ progress in development of courses for doctoral students for the Strand-C “Communication and Cooperation” (8 December) and Strand-A “Research” (15 December). The PhD courses in development include the following: C1 “Commercialization of Research”, C2 “Personal…

Steps towards building scientific and educational collaboration

Since June 2019 (when the joint Memorandum of Understanding -MoU- was signed), the PEEX programme maintains sustainable contacts with Ukrainian partners interested in PEEX collaboration on research and educational agendas; and PEEX promotes its Science Plan activities and SMEAR Station concept as the main ideology for developing improved and inter- and multi-disciplinary approach for meteorology/…

Hosting the Climate-KIC Journey

This summer was the second time that INAR co-hosted the Climate-KIC Journey summer school together with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and with two Climate-KIC coaches 13.7.-7.8.2020. Our Journey had 38 brave participants, who still joined the course even though the plans were changed and the course was held online due to…

‘Multilevel Local, Nation- and Regionwide Education and Training in Climate Services, Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation / ClimEd’

Summary of the Erasmus+ Project Regional Priority: Modernisation of curriculum by developing new and innovative courses and methodologies in the Subject areas as defined (Environment). Duration: 15.11.2020 – 14.11.2023 Target groups: (1) Academic institutions: faculty, students (master and doctoral students) (2) Hydrometeorological institutions in Ukraine: managers and personnel (3) Political and economic public bodies (4)…

The Web Application for the Environmental Education

by Dr. Vladimir Chukin (MeteoLab LLC, Russia) Modern climate changes lead to the need for society to adapt to them in agriculture, construction, transportation, as well as in many other sectors of the economy. It is today’s youth that will implement these changes together in the near future. Therefore, it is now necessary to conduct…

MODEST Training on Organization and Management of Doctoral Training and Research Methodology

Helsinki/ Hyytiälä, Finland, 27-28 May 2020 Test by Dr. Alexander Mahura, INAR/University of Helsinki During 27-28 May 2020, the Erasmus+ MODEST project training “Organization and Management of Doctoral Training and Research Methodology” took place as the virtual (Zoom) event hosted by the University of Helsinki (UHEL)/ Brunel University London (BUL) team. This event, originally planned…

PEEX Academic Challenge project

PEEX-Academic-Challenge (PEEX-AC) project virtual meetings on academia/university education and research collaboration took place on 23-24 April 2020 (St.Petersburg/ Helsinki) with 17-18 participants, respectively. Teachers/ researcher/ students from the University of Helsinki- INAR (UHEL-INAR, Finland), Russian State Hydrometeorological University (RSHU, and St.Petersburg State University (SPBU) attended the meetings. RSHU colleagues delivered a series of presentations on…

MODEST Training on Curriculum Development and Learning Outcomes

On 7th April 2020, the Erasmus+ MODEST project training “Curriculum Development and Learning Outcomes” took place as the virtual (Zoom) event hosted by the University of Helsinki (UHEL) team. This event, originally planned as the physical meeting in Moscow, Russia (March 2020), was reorganized by the UHEL, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technologies (Russia) and…

Upcoming science education events under the PEEX umbrella

The PEEX programme in collaboration with other projects (AoF ClimEco, FIRST+ PEEX-AC, Horizon-2020 iCUPE and INTAROS, RSF MegaCity) and Russian partners/ Universities (from St.Petersburg, Tyumen, and Moscow) has been active in arranging the science education oriented events such as the Research Training Intensive course, RTIC (St. Petersburg, “Multi-Scales and -Processes Modelling and Assessment for Environmental…

Erasmus+ MODEST project in Riga

The Erasmus+ MODEST project aims at modernization of doctoral education in science in European countries and Armenia, Belarus, and Russia. A wider project objective is “To enhance cooperation capacities of Higher Educational Institutions (HEI) of Partner Countries in the field of Doctoral Studies within European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and European Research Area (ERA). The…