On the Agenda – Week 19, 2013

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13 mei 2013 | The British Education Secretary is making policy based on PR-commissioned opinion polls and University of Maastricht is ready to cook a cultured meat hamburger. Also ‘on the agenda’ this week, eScience shows that carnivorous plant throws out “junk” DNA.

Take 1 – Education Policy

@johnprescott: British Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove is making education policy based on PR-commissioned opinion polls

@SchleicherEDU: Netherlands & Flanders BE added to Strong Performers & Successful Reformers documentary series

@guerillapolicy: The cold heart of primary teaching, the human connection between teacher and child –the teacher as advocate, ally and champion

Take 2 – eScience

@topsciencenews: Carnivorous plant throws out ‘junk’ DNA

@WarwickUni: High home ownership can seriously damage your labor market, new study suggests

@helmholz: Researcher construct invisibility cloak for thermal flow

Take 3 – Food

@NYTimes: Engineering the $325,000 Burger: Dr. Mark Post hopes to bring the dream of cultured meat one step closer

@ifay_loraine: Metabolomics: its applications in food and nutrition research

@WageningenINT: Enough food to go around in the Netherlands, even in a crisis

…and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU: Where is the female inventor? Girls are as good in science but only 13% of the patents is filed by women.

@ScienceGuideEU: The future learner will not chose an education once in his life. He and she rather will repeatedly ask the question what and where to learn next


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