Short Term Scientific Missions (STSMs)

Short Term Scientific Missions (STSMs)

1 May, 2020 
- 31 October, 2021


STSMs are institutional visits aimed at supporting individual mobility and fostering collaborations by allowing scientists to visit an institution and contribute to the scientific objectives of the COST Action.

Promotion of the BLCMs methods is the main objective of HARMONY. The STSMs are especially focused to researches and early career investigations, who will learn to implement BLCMs and at the same time contribute to the scientific objectives of HARMONY.

For further details please contact Marcel Leppée – STSM Coordinator (, Eleftherios Meletis – Grant Holder Manager (, Polychronis Kostoulas – Action Chair ( 

Recent News

25 October, 2022 
- 27 October, 2022
Venue: Joist Innovation park, Larissa, Greece
The Action members from Greece are organizing a three-day training school on Bayesian Disease Measurement (BDM) for Health scientists in Larissa, Greece on 25 – 27 October 2022. The training school is organized with both introductory didactic teaching and hands-on practical sessions on Bayesian methods for true prevalence estimation & diagnostic test evaluation. The following core topics...
17 November, 2022 
- 18 November, 2022
Venue: The Kingsley Hotel, Cork, Ireland
The Action members from Ireland are organizing a two-day training school on Diagnostic test evaluation with Bayesian Latent Class models (BLCMs) in Cork, Ireland on 17 – 18 November 2022. Conor McAloon and Locksley Messam  are organizing a two-day training school.  The training school is organized with both didactic teaching and hands-on practical sessions on BLCMs for diagnostic...
novi sad _serbia
31 August, 2022 
- 2 September, 2022
Venue: University of Novi Sad - Rectorate, address: Dr Zorana Djindjića 1, 21102 Novi Sad
The Action members from Serbia are organizing a three-day training school, hosted in Novi Sad, Serbia [31 August – 2 September 2022]. Sara Savić, Marina Žekić, Marija Glisic, Eleftherios Meletis , Konstantinos Pateras and Julio Álvarez are organizing a three-day training school.  The training school is going to be delivered face-to-face and all eligible physically attending participants will be reimbursed according to COST rules.  Registration...