On the Agenda – Week 32, 2013

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9 augustus 2013 | How are rankings reshaping higher education? Does peer reviewing by teleconference lead to other results than when it is done face to face? This week’s ‘on the agenda’ also puts a spotlight on the glass ceiling in science.

Take 1 – Rankings

@tsiligiris: How Rankings are Reshaping Higher Education by Professor Ellen Hazelkorn

@SchleicherEDU: Attacks on Pisa are entirely unjustified

@ilustrate: Pisa envy: Research comparing educational achievement between countries is growing. Drawing conclusions from it is harder

Take 2 – Women in Science

@UniofEdinburgh: Spotlight on the glass ceiling in science

@jasonelsom: Scottish culture minister: we need more women in games development

@yolokana: Giving Women the Access Code

Take 3 – Research

@naturenews: Zapped malaria parasite raises vaccine hopes

@Plosone: Teleconference versus Face-to-Face Scientific Peer Review of Grant Application: Effects on Review Outcomes

@TWOP: Researchers are beginning to classify personality types in primate species. Comparison gives hints about humans.

…and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU:  Japan wants to boost the prestige and quality of its universities. In 2023, 10 universities in the top 100 ranking

@ScienceGuideEU: It was the week of the Maastricht cultured beef burger

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