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Towards research funding: Polish NCP Network present benefits of COST

Thu, 2017-11-23 14:09
The Polish research community are currently involved with 87% of running COST Actions, however it is aimed to increase levels of inclusion further, leading to an increase in participation in EU Framework Programmes.

World Science Forum 2017: COST President says research networks help spread scientific excellence worldwide and reduce brain drain

Thu, 2017-11-09 16:27
Speaking at this year’s World Science Forum held in Jordan, COST President Prof. Dr Sierd Cloetingh explained how researchers across the entire Middle East could benefit from COST’s open and inclusive research networks.

COST Connect: Cultural Heritage in the Digital Era

Thu, 2017-11-02 10:45
Cultural heritage has recently witnessed amazing breakthroughs thanks to an increased pace of technological evolution and new digital technologies being used in many local, national, European and international initiatives.

What cities think about COST Actions

Tue, 2017-10-31 09:41
Cities are increasingly involved in COST Actions, yet the collaboration between cities and COST networks usually stays under the radar, with good practices not usually extending beyond the borders of COST Actions. On the 10th October, COST organised an event as part of the European Week of Regions and Cities to explore this issue further.

COST Committee of Senior Officials meet in Tartu, Estonia

Tue, 2017-10-24 12:50
The 201st meeting of the COST Committee of Senior Officials (CSO) was held in Tartu, Estonia, on 18-19 October 2017. The meeting was, for the first time, chaired by Prof. Dr Sierd Cloetingh, President of the COST Association.

COST in Montenegro to encourage greater participation in COST Actions

Fri, 2017-10-13 10:04
15% of all running COST Actions include involvement from researchers in Montenegro. On the 8th October, representatives from COST met with senior figures from the Science sector to discuss ways to increase this number. COST also held an Info Day on the 9th October to encourage and inform researchers on how to become involved with COST.

Graphene Week 2017

Wed, 2017-10-11 10:51
COST were in Greece for the annual Graphene Week conference, which attracted over 550 participants, inlcuding many young researchers who were interested in joining COST Actions.

COST in Sofia to discuss International knowledge city networks

Mon, 2017-10-09 09:11
At the end of September, COST attended the Sofia - Knowledge City Cluster conference in Bulgaria to discuss the strategies and benefits of international knowledge city networks.

COST in Bulgaria for inspiring Info Day

Fri, 2017-09-29 09:37
COST held an Info Day at the University of Sofia, Bulgaria on the 27th September, to promote the benefits of participating in COST Actions, which enable collaborative and dynamic scientific research across European countries. Over 100 participants from the Bulgarian academic sector attended the event, including many younger researchers, who are traditionally under-represented within scientific research.

COST hold successful Info Day in Lodz, Poland

Wed, 2017-09-27 11:27
Over 100 participants from across Poland, including young researchers, academics and representatives from small and medium enterprises, have attended an Info Day organised by COST in the city of Lodz on the 26th September 2017.

COST Academy empowers researchers to strive for leadership roles

Fri, 2017-09-22 16:23
The second COST Academy: Leadership Workshop was held today, 22nd September, at the COST Association office in Brussels, Belgium.

COST Targeted Network BESTPRAC

Fri, 2017-09-22 15:42
The COST Targeted Network 'The Voice of Research Administrators - Building a Network of Administrative Excellence - BESTPRAC' presented its four year outcomes and recommendations for the future at an event attended by leading figures from COST Association, the European Commission, the European University Association and the University of Ljubljana.

COST Director Ronald de Bruin travels to Macedonia to strengthen scientific participation

Tue, 2017-09-19 10:37
Director Dr Ronald de Bruin, travelled to Macedonia this September, as part of an Info Day to increase participation within the Macedonian research community in COST-funded activities.

New safeguards to protect Europe’s communication networks

Thu, 2017-08-17 10:22
A network of COST researchers is developing innovative solutions to strengthen Europe’s communication systems and increase their resilience to terrorist attacks, natural disasters and hardware or software failures.