On the agenda – Week 5, 2012

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3 februari 2012 | Does the crisis function as a catalyst for Greek HE reforms? Furthermore, in this week’s “On the agenda”: internationalization champion Canada wants more of its students to study abroad and Japan plans to merge its five top research institutes.

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

@Vangelis Tsiligiris: The Debt Crisis and HigherEducation Reforms in Greece: A Catalyst for Change.

@University of Kassel: International StudentMobility in Europe in the Context of Bologna Process.

@News direct: UCAS publishes 2012 application figures &analysis by country.

Take 2 – Policy

@Globe and Mail: University leaders want moreCanadians to study abroad.

@Andreas Schleicher: Skills matter – Developingan OECD Skills Strategy, presentation.

@The Local: Fees bring flurry of ‘fake’ collegesto Sweden: After the introduction of tuition fees to Swedish universities.

Take 3 – R&D

@Nature News: Japan plans to merge major sciencebodies.

@Open Science Federation: Elsevier’s PublishingModel Might be About to Go Up in Smoke :: “a revolt of the academics“.

@Jules Evans: Royal Society – Neural evidencefor the non-utilitarian representation of sacred values.

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