What is on the agenda for higher education stakeholders all over
the world? Every week ScienceGuide presents you with a selection of
the most important topics and items trending in social media.
Take 1 - R&D
Beerkens: Helga Nowotny from European Research Council says
that "If 50% of ERC grants go to 50 institutions across Europe, it
is obvious that they are extremely attractive".
@Futurity News: It's not what they say, it's how
deep they say it.
@Oxford University: Birds have evolved compass
'head up display' similar to a fighter pilot's.
Take 2 - Finance
@OBHE: HEFCE expects more mergers for financial
convenience in the higher education sector.
@GlobalHigherEd: Wall Street's Latest Campus
Recruiting Crisis Sparked by Goldman Controversy
York Times: Encyclopedia Britannica is going out of print.
Take 3 - Excellence
Magazine: The World's Most Reputable Universities.
@Guardian Edu: Cambridge student gets 7-term ban
for poetic protest at speech by England's higher education minister.
Database: The road to academic excellence: building successful
research universities, Philip Altbach at Going Global 2012.
…and this week on ScienceGuideEU
@ScienceGuideEU: English media hail Dutch higher
education for well ranked unis, smaller classes, English programs,
reasonable tuition fees.