On the agenda – week 33, 2013

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16 augustus 2013 | Higher education is more and more a global market, competition is ever more fierce. And also in this week’s ‘On the agenda’: the Indian calorie-paradox and a stunning visual of international research collaboration.

Take 1 – Internationalization

@ConversationUK: not only do Western universities open campuses globally, emerging countries open them up here too.

@thePIENews: Hungary goes international and offers 2.000 scholarships to Asian students.

@tsiligiris: an in depth study of destination choice Taiwan.

Take 2 – India

@EADI: read about the Indian calorie-paradox. Hoe do rapid economic growth and rising undernourishment go together?

@uniworldnews: political uproar as India’s Supreme Court ruled that caste-based quotas don’t have to be upheld for specialised teaching positions.

@oatp: India has launched a new learning repository for open educational resources.

Take 3 – Innovation

@mims: Google’s “20% time,” which allows employees to take one day a week to work on side projects, effectively no longer exists

@timkastelle: In the future there will be no innovation without cocreation.

@MP_Innovation: stunning visualization of scientific collaborations around the world by Canadian data scientist Olivier Beauchesne.

…and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU: international Law Professors build up pressure on U.N. to end immunity. Cases of Haiti and Srebrenica are telling.

@ScienceGuideEU: UK Universities and Science Minister David Willetts is keen to embrace much more foreign students in future

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