On the agenda – Week 22, 2012

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1 juni 2012 | Is our galaxy set for collision? Data from the Hubble Telescope indicates yes. Furthermore, in this week’s “On the agenda”: EU parliament members want to twin rich and poor research institutes for Horizon2020 grants and Harvard’s Derek Bok Center shows what we know so far on online learning.

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 – R&D

@Hubble Telescope: Our Milky Way and theAndromeda Galaxy are headed for a full-on collision.

@Neuroskeptic: The General Age of Leadership:Older-Looking Presidential Candidates Win Elections during War.

@EPFLLausanne: In Rat Experiment, New Hope for Spine Injuries.

Take 2 – Policy

@International Unit: MEPs push to open upHorizon2020: “Twin” richer HEIs with less well-off HEIs to applyfor joint funding.

@INTO: UK student visas down 62%, quarter one |Office of National Statistics.

@OECDEducation: The pathway of choice – Andreas Schleicher on OECDskills strategy.

Take 3 – Teaching

@Harvard Derek Bok Center: Social LearningOnline: What Do We Know So Far?

@Julie Harris: Online learning students ‘processinformation faster‘.

@Chronicle: The Future of Undergraduate Teaching.

…and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU: German universitiesstruggle with Bologna, student dropout rates increase to 35%.

@ScienceGuideEU: The top teachers’ ingredients.


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