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
Big science teams up with big business to kick-start European cloud
@Nature Magazine: The quest for the elusive
Majorana fermion may be over.
@Cameron Neylon: Quick notes in response to
Elsevier withdrawing support for the Research Works Act.
Take 2 - Internationalization
@Karin Fischer: New report highlights trends in
international student mobility.
@Alastair Blyth: Can internationalisation foster
economic recovery? Be at OECD conference, NYC.
@Institute of International Education: More
Americans are going abroad for full degrees.
Take 3 - Policy
Edu: OECD countries have adopted dramatically different
strategies for increasing higher education access.
@University of Berkeley: Internationalizing
Brazil's Universities: Creating Coherent National Policies Must Be
@GlobalHigherEd: New World Bank report China
2030 includes plenty on Chinese higher education, innovation systems.
…and this week on ScienceGuideEU
@ScienceGuideEU: What are the views of Romney,
Sanotorum, Gingrich, Paul on higher education and research?
@ScienceGuideEU: German universities need to
open their ivory towers to nontraditional students, Merkel's
@ScienceGuideEU: 'Project bonds' to
leverage knowledge and research. ScienceGuide spoke with EC