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An overview of the latest COST news releases.


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08 April 2016 | General
Nobel Prize winner Brian Kobilka opens COST Action conference on innovative techniques for drug design

The 2012 Nobel Prize winner in chemistry, Professor Brian Kobilka, gave a special opening lecture at the GLISTEN 2016 Spring Meeting in Erlangen, Germany.


16 March 2016 | General
March newsletter is online

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15 March 2016 | General
26 new Actions to start in spring 2016

The Committee of Senior officials approved 26 new Actions in February 2016. They were selected out of 240 eligible proposals gathered on the second 2015 collection date.


23 February 2016 | General
Human contact and sharing ideas will make the difference in the future - Dr Primož Pristovšek, Head of Science Operations

Primož Pristovšek CSO Vice-President

This month, we hear from the COST Association’s new Head of Science Operations, Dr Primož Pristovšek, as he shares his view on the future of COST and how it can shape the next generation of researchers.


01 December 2015 | General
COST Action exploring links between climate change and migration at COP21

Climate change is the "defining challenge of our age", according to UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon. It threatens people’s lives and drives them away from their homes in search of a better and safer life elsewhere. An innovative COST Action took up the challenge and decided to tackle the emerging phenomenon of ‘climate migration’. Key findings of a fruitful four-year international collaboration will be presented this week at the 2015 UNFCCC COP21, in Paris.


25 November 2015 | General
November newsletter is online

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24 November 2015 | General
Engaging with the next generation of European researchers

An event for policy makers and young COST Action researchers alike, this year’s COST Get Together portraits theme depicted the people involved in European research. The evening featured various interviews introducing researchers’ work as well as policy makers’ views on the role networking played in coordinating research initiatives across Europe.


24 November 2015 | General
Collecting research data to counter femicide worldwide

Femicide across Europe is the first pan-European research network investigating the causes and risk factors of a phenomenon killing thousands of women every year, worldwide.


23 November 2015 | General
New COST Actions stand out as highly interdisciplinary

The first 40 Actions funded under the COST Association show a highly interdisciplinary nature, with almost half of the Actions being related to two or three main OECD fields of Science and Technology.


17 November 2015 | General
COST Annual Report 2014: A story of diversity

The latest report focuses on storytelling by looking back on an exceptional and challenging year, providing a round-up of the essential steps taken by COST in developing a modern networking concept welcoming all innovative ideas across any S&T field.



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