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16 February 2012
International Press Center, Residence Palace, Brussels

RESCUE Synthesis Report - Launch Event

The RESCUE synthesis report was presented officially during the RESCUE Press Event on Thursday 16 February 2012.

Upon invitation only

27 November - 02 December 2011
Hotel Eden Roc, Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain

Understanding Extreme Geohazards: The Science of the Disaster Risk Management Cycle

Extreme geohazards are the cause of major disasters. Most of the lives and property lost to disasters caused by geohazards are lost during extreme events. Although extreme geohazards are infrequent and restricted to certain geographical regions, their potential impact is huge and of global scale.

Registration closed

08 - 09 November 2011
The Square, Brussels, Belgium

European Gender Summit - Quality Research and Innovation through Equality

The first European Gender Summit provided a forum for stakeholders from research, industry and policy to jointly explore how gendered methodologies can stimulate innovation and advance scientific excellence. The summit will map the current state of knowledge, provide a forum for interdisciplinary debate and draw up concrete action plans for research and innovation policy.

06 - 11 November 2011
Vienna, Austria

The Future Role of Bio-energy from Tree Biomass in Europe

The Directive on the promotion of energy from renewable sources (RES-D; Directive 2009/28/EC) sets a binding target for the EU to achieve a 20 % renewable energy share by 2020, in which the largest contribution is expected to come from biomass from agriculture, forestry and waste for heat and power generation as well as transport fuels.

23 - 28 October 2011
Crete, Greece

Systems Chemistry III

COST was celebrating the International Year of Chemistry with its third edition of the COST-ESF High-level Research Conference series on Systems Chemistry that took place in October 2011 in Crete/Greece.

28 August - 02 September 2011
Acquafredda di Maratea, Italy

Natural Products Chemistry, Biology and Medicine IV

COST was celebrating the International Year of Chemistry with its fourth edition of the COST-ESF High-level Research Conference series on Natural Product that will take place in September 2011 in Italy.

Application closed

16 - 17 May 2011
Brussels, Belgium

Responses to Environmental & Societal Challenges for our Unstable Earth’ (RESCUE) Stakeholders Conference


11 February 2011
Brussels, Belgium

Cultural Literacy in Contemporary Europe: Synthesis Workshop

This workshop will draw together outcomes from the debates, discussions and conversations conducted within the thematic workshops.

13 - 17 December 2010
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Extreme Environmental Events

Understanding the frequency and magnitude of extreme environmental events and their impacts is a critical aspect of climate prediction.

Registration closed

09 - 14 October 2010
Acquafredda di Maratea, Italy

Networked Humanities: Art History in the Web

Since the earliest times, new technologies have contributed to profound scientific advances and have transformed the ways we can do research.


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