On the Agenda – Week 28, 2013

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12 juli 2013 | What are the big hurdles for ‘universal credit’? Also in this week’s ‘on the agenda’, Qatar’s possible leadership in higher education and what seven skills must students absolutely have in the future?

Take 1 – Internationalization

@registrarism: Study Abroad Positively Impacts Personality, Study Says 

@ianmulheirn: Five big hurdles for Universal Credit

@dr_davidson: The impact (or non-impact) of new Qatar leadership on universities and higher education

Take 2 – Skills

@academictopten: Computer science a surprising sector to experience skills gap

@OECD: American teens & high school grads basic skills “relatively weak” compared OECD counterparts

@jdwordsmith: The 7 Skills Students Must Have For The Future

Take 3 – Research

@MIT: MIT researchers discover a new phenomenon that could lead to new types of lasers and sensors 

@EADI: Measuring Multidimensional Poverty: Insights from Around the World

@plosone: Music type and tone change walkers’ stride and speed, even when the beat is the same

…and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU: Humanities graduates are economic assets, an Oxford study shows

@ScienceGuideEU: How to feed 9 billion people in 2050? Wageningen University looks beyond pesticides and new crops. What about eating insects?

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