On the Agenda – Week 07, 2013

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15 februari 2013 | A new student loan scheme in Malaysia and African students return home for their career. Also, on this week’s agenda, will the EU have 1 million exchange students less in 2020?

Take 1 – EU

@ESUtwt: The EC estimates that 1 million less people would go on exchange programs 2014-2020 if the EU budget deal is final.

@innovationunion:  EU will open new bio economy observatory in context of Horizon2020.

@USambEU: Out of US-EU science & innovation talks comes a welcome new accord on research into cross-cutting transport technologies

Take 2 – Student

@ATLblackstar: African Students Abroad Returning Home For Fast Career Growth

@ftherin: New student loan scheme launched in Malaysia

@amprog: FACT: There are 37 million borrowers who collectively owe more than $1 TRILLION in student debt.

Take 3 – R&D

@OECD: In 2010 Finland employed 17 researchers per 1000 people, highest rate in OECD 

@AIP_publishing: US House Science Committee Discusses American Competitiveness and the Role of Research and Development

@harvardResearch: Rare explosion may have created our galaxy’s youngest black hole

 …and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU: Alma Clayton wants to make students ‘nimble minded’, using liberal arts to prepare students for not yet existing jobs

@ScienceGuideEU: How could the EU become as innovative as Silicon Valley? “The EU needs a new regulatory framework for failing”.

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