On the agenda – Week 49, 2011

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9 december 2011 | Can money buy innovation? Well, it does help the European Commission says demanding a €30 billion budget increase for its EU2020 framework program. Furthermore, in this week’s “On the agenda”: France says bon voyage to foreign graduates and science makes us feel stupid after all.

What is on the agenda for higher education stakeholders all overthe world? Every week ScienceGuide presents you with a selection ofthe most important topics and items trending in social media.

Take 1 – Europe

@CogniStreamer: Horizon 2020 – EU proposes €80Billion for Innovation and Research.

@Distance Education Database: Open and distancelearning in the BRIC countries – ICDE session at European educationconference.

@European Commission: Eurypedia – a Europe-widewiki describing 38 education systems in Europe.

Take 2 – Internationalization

@Worldcrunch: France To Its Foreign Graduates:Here’s Your Degree, Now Bon Voyage.

@OECDEducation: Vince Cable speech on International skills.

@Financial Times: Europe warned on erosion ofR&D base, as well as need to improve secondary educationsystems & universities.

Take 3 – R&D

@Suzie Sheehy: Science makes us feel stupid.

@David L. Wheeler: “Can science explaineverything?” A Harvard and an MIT professor politely duke it outover that question.

@GlobalHigherEd: Science & TechnologyLandscape in a Changing World: Enhancing US Collaboration with theEU and its Member States.

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