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An overview of the latest COST news releases.


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14 March 2008 | General
Broaden the Scope of your Research

Do you work in a research area which is interdisciplinary, yet does not find an outlet for development? Is your research agenda constrained by grant and funding opportunities that are too narrowly defined for your scientific networking purposes? Is an international network a potential solution? Thanks to a recent decision by the COST Committee of Senior Officials (CSO), your research may find a home in one of our Trans-Domain Proposals (TDPs). TDPs offer scientists fertile ground for future networks across many scientific disciplines, by allowing unusually broad, interdisciplinary proposals to strike across the nine scientific domains currently offered.

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08 March 2008 | General, President
COST Day in Skopje

“I am extremely glad to be in Skopje again where, in March 2004, I was unanimously elected President of the COST Committee of Senior Officials for the first time” said Professor Francesco Fedi in his address to the large audience convened on 05 March 2008 in the Oval Conference Hall, Rectorate Building of the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje for the Macedonian COST Day.

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31 January 2008 | General, President
COST CSO President meets ESF CEO

On 31 January 2008, Professor Francesco Fedi, President of the COST Committee of Senior Officials (CSO) met with Professor Marja Makarow, the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the European Science Foundation in Strasbourg.

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10 January 2008 | General, President
COST and INDIA

Professor Francesco Fedi, President of the COST Committee of Senior Officials (CSO), took part in the series of meetings in India organised in December 2007 and January 2008 by the Indian Embassy in Italy under the “Distinguished Visitors Programme” of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) which partially sponsored the visits.

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01 December 2007 | General, President
COST-ESF Synergy

Professor Francesco Fedi, President of the COST Committee of Senior Officials (CSO), was invited and attended the first Science Policy Conference organised by the European Science Foundation (ESF) in Strasbourg on 28 and 29 November 2007. The Science Policy Conference focused on the European Research Area and, in particular, on its global dimension with the title “Is the ERA a first step to GLOREA (Global Research Area)?”.

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26 November 2007 | General
COST Approves 25 New COST Actions

The European scientific community again confirmed that COST offers an excellent platform for nationally funded research projects to create networks, known as COST Actions. The 25 new networks approved by the Committee of Senior Officials (CSO) at its recent meeting in Vilnius on 15 and 16 November 2007 were the result of the 2nd collection date for which more than 400 Preliminary Proposals were received.

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23 November 2007 | General, President
COST in Tunisia

At the invitation of Professor Lazhar Bououny, Minister of Research and Technology of the Republic of Tunisia, Professor Francesco Fedi, President of the COST Committee of Senior Officials, participated in the “Assises Nationales de la Recherche” held in Tunis at El Kram International Fair on 19 and 20 November 2007.

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21 November 2007 | General, President
COST Statement on the Monfret Report

This Statement was approved unanimously by the COST Committee of Senior Officials (CSO) during its meeting on 15 and 16 November 2007. It refers to the Report “Final Review of COST in the Sixth Framework Programme” of the Panel set up by the European Commission for the final review of the contract between the European Commission (EC) and the European Science Foundation (ESF) for COST in the Sixth Framework Programme (FP6).

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20 November 2007 | General, President
COST appoints Professor Kneucker as Rapporteur

During its 163rd meeting in November 2005, the COST Committee of Senior Officials (CSO) decided that "considering the well functioning cooperation with the European Science Foundation (ESF) as the implementing agent for COST there was no urgent need to seek a legal personality for COST". On the basis of this decision COST designated the European Science Foundation in October 2006 as its implementing agent for the Seventh Framework Programme.

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19 November 2007 | General, President
COST gets rid of the “red ribbons”

“It is another milestone in the history of COST” said Professor Francesco Fedi, President of the COST Committee of Senior Officials (CSO), commenting the latest decision of the Committee regarding the procedures for the approval of the Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) of COST Actions.

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