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 - Policy
@Max Planck Society: Sweden's enormous education
experiment improved longevity.
@OBHE: Israeli peace movement to launch Online
University for Israeli and Arab students.
Education: Weathering the Storm: The impact of the financial
crisis on Europe's Higher Education Sector.
Take 2 - R&D
@Oxford University: Earliest musical instruments
in Europe 40,000 years ago says study. New dating evidence and
image of mammoth ivory flute.
@New Straits Times: Where students go, Real
@University Ghent: Academics seeking
promotion should be assessed for quality of teaching as well as research.
Take 3 - Students
@British Academy: Do higher fees deter mature
students? A study analyzes impact on Life Long Learning.
@Global Higher Ed: Canada student protests in
Quebec erupt into political crisis with mass arrests.
@Harvard Derek Bok Center: The Learning-Styles
Debate: Missing the Point?
…and this week on ScienceGuideEU
@ScienceGuideEU: Ground zero after euro exit -
What is the future of Greek higher education?
@ScienceGuideEU: Best practices for higher
education mergers and alliances.