On the Agenda – Week 43, 2013
Take 1 – Open Access Week
@Kurtrice: Another little reprise for #OAweek: 4 ways open access enhances academic freedom
@Swetsglobal: What’s the problem with open access metadata?
@phdcomics: What on earth is open access, you ask. We’ll explain it in this short video
Take 2 – MOOCs
@ChrisParrTHE: UK’s FutureLearn advances cautiously into global MOOC marketplace
@ByMeganOneil: For Disruption, MOOCs Beat Open-Access Journals, Scholar Says
@infodocket: Open Access, Megajournals, and MOOCs: On the Political Economy of Academic Unbundling
Take 3 – Research
@Ananyo: Holy COW! How on Earth can a MOUSE do THIS to a SCORPION? And why could it lead to new painkillers
@maxplanckpress: Graphene can emit laser flashes
@TEDxCERN: Gian Giudice: Why our universe might exist on a knife-edge
…and this week on ScienceGuideEU
@ScienceGuideEU: MOOCs against Poverty. Coursera and The World Bank partner to educate the development worker of tomorrow.
@ScienceGuideEU: Science can boost peace. The Nobel Prize for OPCW underlines the role of science in driving diplomatic breakthroughs