26 September 2008 | General
Stakeholders and Researchers Gather to Discuss the Future of Humanities Research in Europe
Humanities scholars from across Europe will come together at the 4th HERA Conference “European diversities – European identities” in Strasbourg, on 8 and 9 October 2008. They will showcase some of the best collaborative work dealing with identity from different national, ethnic, religious or linguistic angles.
25 July 2008 | General, President
COST participates in ESOF 2008
Professor Francesco Fedi, President of the COST Committee of Senior Officials (CSO), participated in the Euro Science Open Forum (ESOF) held in Barcelona from 18 to 22 July 2008. He was accompanied by Professor John Bartzis, Vice President of the COST CSO, by Dr Martin Grabert, Director of the COST Office, and by Ms Inge De Prins, COST PR and Communications Manager. The COST Science Officers took care of the interactive COST Exhibition stand, located next to EUREKA and the European Science Foundation, and gave an overview of COST activities to the numerous visitors.
09 July 2008 | General
COST Office Newsletter No 9 - July 2008
The 9th issue of the COST Office e-newsletter is now available.
06 June 2008 | General, President
Global interest in COST
“COST does indeed contribute to increasing cooperation in research on a world basis” commented Professor Francesco Fedi, President of the COST Committee of Senior Officials, noting the ever-growing requests received by institutions from non-COST countries to take part in COST Actions.
30 May 2008 | General
Early Stage Researchers’ Interest in COST
The COST Office participated to the GRAD skills "Research Futures 2008" Conference which took place 30 May 2008 at St. Andrews University, Scotland.
26 May 2008 | General, President
COST Days in Israel
Professor Francesco Fedi, President of the COST Committee of Senior Officials, participated in the intense week of the COST DAYS in Israel organised from 19 to 23 May 2008 by Dr Husam Massalha, COST National Coordinator for Israel, and by Ms Ilana Lowi, Director, Division for International Relations, Ministry of Science, Culture and Sport of Israel. The COST Days were held at the Tel-Aviv University, at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, at the Technion Institute of Technology, Haifa and at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
08 May 2008 | General
Second COST Visit to Albania
Following Albania’s association to the EU 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technology Development, the European Commission, COST and the Albanian Ministry for Science and Education organised a Research Information Event in Tirana on 6 May 2008.
09 April 2008 | General
COST Office Newsletter No 8 April 2008
Download the eighth edition of the COST Office e-newsletter and find out about the latest COST news and stories.
08 April 2008 | General
COST Considerations on the Results of the Consultation on the European Commission ERA Green Paper
The results of the public consultation on the European Commission’s Green Paper on the European Research Area (ERA) “The ERA: New Perspectives”, to which COST contributed, are now available on the European Commission’s website.
21 March 2008 | General
ESF Launches its First Call for Candidates for the Enhancement of the ESF/COST Information System
The Call for Candidates, launched on 14 March 2008 and published on TED (Tenders Electronic Daily - Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union), concerns the provision for:
- an Information System Integration Infrastructure, and
- a Human Resources Management System, both including software licenses and all associated services.