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
@CIHE: Think global or stay local? Finnish
sector weighs its options.
@QS World University Rankings: Harvard for $6700
Education: Universities that charge moderate fees, combined
with robust financial aid, promote access, equity & completion.
Take 2 - Developing countries
Education Authority: Libya looks to Ireland as a model for
Magazine: The world's largest university struggles to educate
millions of new students in India.
@EAIE: Indonesia - Controversy over compulsory
research publishing for all students.
Take 3 - R&D
Street Journal: People who work in cafes are onto something: a
moderate level of noise prompts more-creative thought, a study finds.
@Elspeth Jones: Belief in cultural superiority
has declined among Americans across age, gender and education groups.
@Nature Magazine: Wild flower blooms again after
30,000 years on ice.
…and this week on ScienceGuideEU
@ScienceGuideEU: "No barriers for science,
please" - Interview with Jason Wilde from Nature Publishing Group
on open access.