On the agenda – Week 38, 2012

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21 september 2012 | The United States accreditation body goes global and Cousera doubles its university partnerships. Furthermore, in this week’s “On the agenda”: The next ten years of open access and the world’s smallest ice cube.

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

Take 1 – Internationalization

@uniworldnews: US higher education quality and accreditation body goes global

@theobhe: Universities ‘using foreign students as cash cows’

@UKTI_education: Turks spend $4 billion a year on education abroad – Britain is top destination


Take 2 – Open Access

@oecd_edu: Log On and Learn: The Promise of Access in Online Education

@GlobalHigherEd: Coursera doubles university partnerships

@techdirt: The Next 10 Years Of Open Access – “Setting The Default To Open”  


Take 3 – R&D

@uniGoettingen: Researchers create world’s smallest ice cube

@plosone: How to confuse a moral compass

@guardian: The science of spilling coffee & why human ponytails swish: yes, it’s the Ig Nobel Prizes!


…and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU:  A great melange of academia and art

@ScienceGuideEU: Podesta: innovation key to elections

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