An overview of the latest COST news releases.

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03 October 2012 | General, FPS
Me and My Tree

Soon you will be able to compensate for your carbon footprint by planting a tree. For free, thanks to companies’ corporate social responsibility. And also, thanks to the COST Green Engineering Camp…

03 October 2012 | General, MPNS
Leave it behind

Kevin Sheridan, Graduate Student (Molecular Physics Laboratory, University of Sussex) and member of COST Action MP1001 on 'Ion Traps for Tomorrow's Applications', explains the European Physical Society how Physics made him a world traveller...

21 September 2012 | General
Europe's strategy for developing international cooperation in research and innovation

Earlier this week the European Commission has announced a strategy to further focus cooperation on EU strategic priorities, while maintaining the tradition of openness to third country participation in EU research. COST is working in this direction, and opens pan-European cooperation worldwide.

20 September 2012 | General, CMST
Research network on Chemical Kinetic Models for Cleaner Combustion organises industrial workshop

COST Action 'Detailed Chemical Kinetic Models for Cleaner Combustion' looking into collaboration with the gas and fuel industry to develop cleaner and more efficient combustion processes.

31 August 2012 | General
COST’s new Action Plan

The COST CSO has agreed to prepare an action plan to support young promising teams in the field of research and innovation and contribute to widening pan-European participation.

17 August 2012 | General
World Humanitarian Day

Every day humanitarian aid workers help millions of people around the world. World Humanitarian Day is celebrated on 19 August 2012 – it is a global celebration of the spirit of people helping people. Two COST Actions in the COST Domain for Individuals, Societies, Cultures and Health (ISCH) are of great significance to humanitarian issues.

12 July 2012 | General, FPS
Genetically Modified Trees Could Play Important Role In Combatting Climate Change, But Unified Policy and Regulation Approach Requirement To Address Public Concerns

12th July 2012 – Genetically Modified Trees (GMTs)plantations could play an important role in mitigating climate change and environmental pollution, but public concerns about the need and safety of genetically modified organisms requires the development of a unified approach in terms of policy and regulation for the environmental impact assessment and the safe development and practical use of GMTs according to speakers at a session organised by COST Action FP0905 ‘Biosafety of forest transgenic trees’ which took place today at the Euroscience Open Forum in Dublin.

09 July 2012 | General, FA
This summer brings Olympic Games, health and food

Every four years, summer brings us the Olympic Games where athletes attempt to follow the Olympic motto ‘higher, farther and faster’. Watching the spectacle, one cannot help but wonder how they keep a healthy mind in a healthy body. One COST Action may have the answer…

09 July 2012 | General, CMST
Developing new therapies for cancer, infectious and virus-related diseases

COST Action CM1105 ‘Functional metal complexes that bind to biomolecules’ partners with a symposium on platinum coordination compounds and invites representatives from other COST Actions to submit an abstract for the conference.

09 July 2012 | General
COST Action BM0905 underpins proposal for a Marie Curie Initial Training Network on Tourette Syndrome (TS)

TS-EUROTRAIN will be structuring European Training capacities for neurodevelopmental disorders.

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