On the agenda – Week 13, 2012

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30 maart 2012 | What to do when your universities fail in international rankings? Vladimir Putin defies them and creates his own. Furthermore, in this week’s “On the agenda”: British tuition fees deter prospective Master students and an interactive map tracks source and impact of climate change.

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 – Policy

@Andrew Roth: Putin is creating its ownuniversity ranking system after Russia being shut out of THE’s Top100.

@EU Commission: Commissioner Geoghegan-Quinn:From Innovation Emergency to Economic Growth.

@Business Standard India: India faces challengeon higher education due to low enrolment, access and employability.

Take 2 – Finance

@Education UK: Study highlights fees deterrentfor postgraduates.

@OBHE: Japan considers HE subsidy to promotestudy abroad, €0.9-1.8 million for each of its 40 universities.

@Tara Madden-Dent: 2011 Year in Review: GlobalChanges in Tuition Fee Policies and Student Financial Assistance.

Take 3 – R&D

@Max Planck Press: An interactive carbon map.

@New Scientist: Make PhDs employees not students.

@Futurity News: Alcohol images may prompt racialbias.

…and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU: Ann Mettler from the LisbonCouncil on how to create sustainable growth in the EU.

@ScienceGuideEU: Where do public universityprofessors earn the most?

@ScienceGuideEU: Dutch/Chinese alliance onOpen Access to genomics data.

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