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Andradas Heranz, Carlos and Martín, Nazario (2015) Interaction and cooperative effort among scientific societies. Twelve years of COSCE. International Microbiology, 18 (4). pp. 245-251. ISSN 1139-6709

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The evolution of knowledge and technology in recent decades has brought profound changes in science policy, not only in the countries but also in the supranational organizations. It has been necessary, therefore, to adapt the scientific institutions to new models in order to achieve a greater and better communication between them and the political counterparts responsible for defining the general framework of relations between science and society. The Federationon of Scientific Societies of Spain (COSCE, Confederación de Sociedades Científicas de España) was founded in October 2003 to respond to the urgent need to interact with the political institutions and foster a better orientation in the process of making decisions about the science policy. Currently COSCE consists of over 70 Spanish scientific societies and more than 40,000 scientists. During its twelve years of active life, COSCE has developed an intense work of awareness of the real situation of science in Spain by launching several initiatives (some of which have joined other organizations) or by joining initiatives proposed from other groups related to science both at the Spanish level and at the European and non-European scenarios.


Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:COSCE (Federation of Scientific Societies of Spain)
Subjects:Sciences > Mathematics > Algebra
ID Code:40125
Deposited On:21 Nov 2016 07:57
Last Modified:21 Nov 2016 08:42

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