On the Agenda – Week 38, 2013

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20 september 2013 | “Unpaid internships in the voluntary sector breeds elitism and squeezes entry-level job opportunities”, Charlotte Gerada states. Also in this week’s ‘on the agenda: the UK calls for less sexism during ‘Fresher’s week’ and do old memories fade away?

Take 1 – Universities

@AlexUsherHESA: Cutting the Bulls*** on Teaching and Research

@jasonelsom: The idea of a (utopian) university

@MirrenGidda: Freshers’ week sexism, and the damage it does

Take 2 – Work en Education

@LaszloAndor: Mobile EU nationals add much more to host economies thru work than they ever draw in benefits

@LSEbusinessblog: Unpaid internships in the voluntary sector breeds elitism and squeezes entry-level job opportunities

@EducationSector: Even Magic Johnson notes the importance of STEM education

Take 3 – Brain Research

@MIT:  How do old memories fade away

@NPGnews:  Parasite makes mice lose fear of cats permanently

@PlosOne: What’s that smell? Like the five taste sensations, researchers identify ten categories of smell

…and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU: It’s time to take university teaching seriously. How can it be turned into an equal partner of research?

@ScienceGuideEU: Northern EU Finance Ministers refuse to pay for R&D, resulting in a staggering €1.1 billion shortage next year


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