On the Agenda – Week 35, 2013

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30 augustus 2013 | You don’t have to be a fluffy baby seal to deserve attention of animal preservation people. LinkedIn has now developed a special universities feature and… the European Space Expo goes ‘en route’.

Take 1 – Animals

@PlantTeaching: The Ugly Animal Preservation Society is in search of a new mascot to help giving a voice to ‘aesthetically challenged creatures’. You can still vote.

@WageningenINT: testing unnecessary when determining safety of genetically-modified crops, say researcher from Wageningen University.

@newscientist: Use your biodiversity app on your mobile – Cicada Hunt – to keep track of endangered species.

Take 2 – Big Data

@gigaom: LinkedIn University Pages are a case study in building big data apps the right way.

@studiozeitgeist: the world’s richest football league is embracing big data, scanning for players.

@BIG_FP7: See the Big Data Industry Atlas of Big Data-startups here.

Take 3 – EU

@innovationunion: Who contributed to the Horizon 2020-package? The EU gives a complete overview of the consultations.

@LaszloAndorEU: is critical of the minimal improvements in tackling youth unemployment.

@EU_enterprise: The European Space Expo goes on a roadshow this autumn, visiting Rome, Vilnius, Tallinn, Munich and Lisbon.

And this week on ScienceGuide EU…

@ScienceGuideEU: Meet the teacher of the future: the ‘social media influencer’.

@ScienceGuideEU: PISA scores not comparable? Andreas Schleicher strikes back.

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