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News


18-04-2022

Uploading of the Assessment Tools!

The HEIs partners of the project are uploading the Assessment Tools that will be used by students to verify if they have improved their systems thinking knowledge after their attendance of the course.

They are available on the Assessment Tool section.


14-03-2022

Cosy Project YouTube channel has been created!

This is the Link to the YouTube Channel:
Cosy YouTube Channel


14-02-2022

Third Partners' Meeting

The third meeting took place online on 17 February 2022.
Lorenzo Martellini presented the overview of the activities to be carried out in the framework of the Intellectual Output 2. All the Universities presented the activities carried out, concerning the Software reviews, the Course Manual Reviews, the Video Lectures and the Interactive Tools.
There has been a fruitful brainstorming on the development of the IO3. Since the main outcome of this Intellectual Output is the creation of a degree course, all partners, after asking who it will be addressed to, agreed that it will be a Master's degree.
At the end of the meeting, all the partners had a clear view of the future project's implementation and the next activities.


12-01-2022

Identification of Interactive Tools

The HEIs partners of the project identified interactive tools relevant to Complexity Science, System Thinking and Sustainable Development.
An interactive tool is a teaching aid to foster the interaction between teacher and students or a practical experience involving students.

The Interactive Tools are available on the Interactive Tools section.


31-12-2021

Review of the Course Manuals

The HEIs partners of the project reviewed course material relevant to Complexity Science, System Thinking and Sustainable Development.

The contents and the link where the manuals can be downloaded or purchased are available on the Course Manual section.


30-11-2021

Creation of Video Lectures

The HEIs partners of the project producted video lectures on system thinking approach.
Their purpose is to integrate the information on the web with the expertise of the project partners.

The Video Lecturers are available on the Video Lectures section.


31-10-2021

Pubblication of the Software Reviews

The HEIs partners of the project identificated and reviewed existing software used to analyse quantitative as well as qualitative data relevant to complex systems approaches and connected to the statistics programming tool R.

The 3 main areas are: Technologies, Humanities/Social Sciences, Natural Sciences.

The Software Reviews are available on the Software Review section.


30-09-2021

Interviews with employers are online!

The HEIs partners of the project collected interviews with employers on their perceptions, needs and expectations in terms of the skills, knowledge and competences in complex systems thinking of future workers.
The main economic sectors involved were: Agrifood, Business Support & Lean Solutions, Community Development, Digital Technologies, Energy Production - R&D (Private Sector), Energy Sector, Human health, Human resources, Finance Sectory, Public Sector, Research and Development, Sustainable Energy,

The interviews are available on Interviews section.


31-08-2021

Uploading of the Best Practices

The HEIs partners of the project have reviewed and inserted to the portal examples and best practices of curricula and syllabus on how complex systems issues are approached in existing undergraduate courses.

The best practices are available on the Best practice section.


19-07-2021

Publication of Reports on Literature Review

The HEIs partners of the project developed 5 reports presenting the results of the publication analysis.
They are mailny focused on "Theoretical Issues through Green and Applied Chemistry", "Chemistry and Biology, Sociology and Philosophy, Landscape Planning and Design", "Artificial Intelligence, Simulations of Physical Behaviors, Political Science" and "Sustainable Development, Community Development, Sustainable Energy".

The reports are available on the Publications section.


11-06-2021

Second partners' meeting

The second meeting took place online on 10 – 11 June 2021. Ann Mutvej, Pier Luigi Gentili and Lorenzo Martellini presented the project and the activities to be carried out to the partners. At the end of the meeting, all the partners had a clear view of the future project's implementation and the next activities, which consist of the finalisation of publications and best practices and the implementation of activities related to the IO2 - Toolkit.


07-04-2021

Interviews

The HEIs partners of the project are working on the development of the Intellectual Output 1: Inventory of Complex Systems Implementation in HEIs collecting and uploading interviews with selected employers on their perceptions, needs and expectations in terms of the skills, knowledge and competences in complex systems thinking of future workers.

Find out more information on the Interviews sections.


18-03-2021

New Perspectives in Science Education Conference

During the 10th edition of the New Perspectives in Science Education international conference, held online on 18-19/03/2021, Elisabetta Delle Donne presented the COSY of the project project describing the project aims and activities


19-02-2021

Best Practices

The HEIs partners of the project are working on the development of the Intellectual Output 1: Inventory of Complex Systems Implementation in HEIs uploading a collection of examples and best practices on how complex systems issues are approached in existing undergraduate courses.

Find out more information on the Best Practices section.


05-01-2021

Publications

The HEIs partners of the project are working on the development of the Intellectual Output 1: Inventory of Complex Systems Implementation in HEIs uploading publications referring to 15 thematic areas on sustainable development.

Find out more information on the Publications section.


15-12-2020

Involvement of Associated Partners

Different Institutions and organisations are being contacted to join the project in order to contribute to the improvement of the project impact on their target groups and to ensure the project sustainability by continuing using the project deliverables in the next years.

Find out more information on the involved associated partners.


15-11-2020

Involvement of Lectures

Different researchers and lecturers from HEIs are being contacted to join the project in order to work together with the project partners in order to put into practice the project deliverables in Universities.

Find out more information on the involved academic staff.


29-09-2020

Cosy project - Kick off meeting

The Kick-off meeting took place online on 29 – 30 September 2020. Ann Mutvej, Pier Luigi Gentili and Lorenzo Martellini presented the project and the activities to be carried out to the partners. The meeting was also an opportunity for the partners to get to know each other and to discuss all details related to the project's activities. At the end of the meeting all the partners had a clear view of the future project's implementation, the financial rules and the next activities which consists in the involvement of the target groups and the identification and collection of publications and best practices.


01-09-2020

Cosy Project

The Cosy project has been funded, by the European Commission through the Swedish National Agency for the Erasmus+ Programme, with the aim of providing undergraduate students with competences on complex systems thinking and academic lecturers and managerial staff with knowledge, skills and tools for adapting their educational activities with a specific focus on sustainable development by integrating complex systemic thinking.