On the Agenda – Week 41, 2013

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14 oktober 2013 | Now the end of the economic crisis might be close, where do we go with youth unemployment? Also in this week’s ‘on the agenda: MIT discovers self-healing ‘Wolferine’ metal and is the end of the political party as we know it near?

Take 1 – Youth Unemployment

@TWFReview: Youth Unemployment after the Financial Crisis: ‘Quo Vadimus’?

@leftpalm: Global Lost Generation:  Youth unemployment ‘Epidemic‘ how financial crisis set back an entire generation of workers

@jhwordsmith: youth unemployment  around the world: An infographic

Take 2 – Democracy

@politicalspike: A ‘depressing display of the death of politics’: Political parties failed to promote new ideas & offer fresh choice

@LSEpoliticsblog: The decline of the political party: What comes after?

@LondonBschool: Technology will make organisations less hierarchical, more decentralised and more democratic, says Costas Markides

Take 3 – R&D

@jasonelsom: Children with regular bedtimes less likely to misbehave, research shows

@MIT: Finding could lead to self-healing materials that repair incipient damage before it has a chance to spread

@maxplanckpress: Soup, draught beer, sea trout &…. a Nobel Prize: not a bad week for Prof. Higgs

…and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU:  MOOCs should be validated through the ‘informal qualification’ route, says EU President, Education Minister Pavalkis

@ScienceGuideEU: The world’s research universities intensify collaboration with joint ‘constitution’. 1st step to a ‘Global Council’?

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