On the Agenda – Week 06, 2014

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14 februari 2014 | The British government is likely to underestimate the value of student loans that will never be paid back. Also in this week’s ‘On the Agenda’: 86 percent of American Millenials with a college degree and a student loan say school is worth the price.

Take 1 – Student Loans

@KarinaUfert: Report: Government likely to underestimate value of student loans that will never be paid back

@pewresearch: 86% of Millennials with a college degree and student loans say school is worth the price

@SteveBesley: That’s a pretty blunt summary in today’s PAC Report on student loans

Take 2 – Internationalization

@britishcouncil: The UK can’t sit back, it must go to India

@perezparedes: The Future of Higher-Education Internationalization

@CSRresources: Is India Ready to Welcome its Foreign Students as a Part of its Internationalization of Higher Education?

Take 3 – R&D

@Cambridge_uni: Cambridge cracks open ‘black box’ of embryo development and rewrites the textbooks

@UniofOxford: Quitting smoking linked to improved mental health. Size of effect equal to taking antidepressants

@Liu_university: Stress in the family can affect children’s immune systems

 …and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU: A decline of confidence in all social institutions is looming. Lord Nicholas Stern, President of the British Academy, thinks humanities and social sciences are the solution 

@ScienceGuideEU:  Will the universities of Belarus join the Bologna Process in 2015, or will they be banned for another 3 years? 

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