CogNovo was an Innovative Doctoral Programme, funded by the EU Marie Skłodowska Curie initiative and the University of Plymouth, to foster research training in the emerging field of Cognitive Innovation. Between 2014 and 2017, CogNovo offered transdisciplinary training that combined scientific studies of the neural correlates and mechanisms of creativity, with investigations into the role of creativity in human cognition, and their application in sustainable technological and social innovation.
Ilaria Torre published a paper entitled “Can you tell the robot by the voice?…” at the prestigious Human-Robot Interaction conference in Daegu (South Korea).
Raluce Briazu presented her research on the role of counterfactual thinking in deception at a conference on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Higher Cognitive Function
A group of CogNovo fellows secured a Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) to run a Multiple Disciplinary Research Leadership Summer School in the Philippines.
Vaibhav Tyagi and his co-authors published “The right side of creativity: Creative personality predicts political party affiliation”
19..21 June 2018
Crossing the void: Exploring interdisciplinary impact — a Symposium and Grant-Writing Training and Workshop
16..18 August 2017
CogNovo Colloquium on Experiences and Applications of Cognitive Innovation — with keynote speaker Joel Pearson.
15..20 August 2016
The CogNovo research fellows invited to ColLaboratoire, a project based summer school on collaborative interdisciplinarity.
A seminar series for which we invited 29 world class researchers to Plymouth to give us insights into their work.
CogNovo offered a choice of 25 focussed research projects. Each project was supervised by a multidisciplinary team of experts and offered opportunities for secondments to international academic and commercial partners.