Welcome to CogNovo

CogNovo is an Innovative Doctoral Programme, funded by the EU Marie Curie initiative and Plymouth University, to foster research training in the emerging field of Cognitive Innovation. CogNovo offers transdisciplinary training that combines 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.



CogNovo offers a choice of 14 focussed research projects. Each project is supervised by a multidisciplinary team of experts and offers opportunities for secondments to international academic and commercial partners.

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The international network of academic and private sector partners that forms the intellectual core of CogNovo offers a wide range of expertise and resources.

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