On the agenda – Week 16, 2012

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20 april 2012 | Will teaching in English save Italy’s economy? Government embraces university lecturing exclusively in English. Furthermore, in this week’s “On the agenda”: building an international university from scratch and meat eating helped mankind spread all over the globe.

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

@WorldEducation Services: One of Italy’s top universities hasannounced that from 2014 its courses will be taught exclusively inEnglish.

@International Unit: British Education MinisterDavid Willetts speaks about his higher education agenda.

@JørgenHeramb: Danish government promises reforms to attract skilledforeign workers.

Take 2 – Internationalization

@OECDEducation: How Do You Build an International University From Scratch?

@Janet Ilieva: The story of Internationalstudents in the UK and the student visa battle.

@Julie Harris: Reverse Brain Drain: Who’sReturning to India and Why?

Take 3 – R&D

@Informationsdienst Wissenschaft: Meat eatinghelped humans spread all over the globe.

@Scholarly Kitchen: Making Mistakes in a GoodDirection – The God Complex and Experiments.

@Futurity News: When art touches a nerve, brainlights up.

…and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU: Over 60% of internationalstudents in Europe wants to stay after graduation, only 25% succeed.

@ScienceGuideEU: Tracking public anger via Twitter.

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