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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
13 November is the World Pancreatic Cancer Day. EUPancreas is one of the COST Actions helping the fight against the disease.
The Scientific Committee held its third meeting on 12-14 October to make the final selection of COST Action proposals which will be submitted to the Committee of Senior Officials (CSO) for final approval by the end of the month.
COST Action EP4Bio2Med is organising the first worldwide electroporation congress.
Magnetic high-speed trains, inexhaustible fusion energy, nuclear magnetic resonance and imaging, supercomputers, marine motors and planes. Superconductivity can do all this and more. As the need for energy efficiency solutions is ever more pressing, we turn to superconductivity and its clear potential to transform the world we live in.