EU science chief: msg to academics and policymakers

CaSE  held its annual lecture last night with a most prominent speaker: the EU Chief Scientific Adviser to President J.M. Barroso. In addition to an invigorating talk about European scientific excellence and her role in promoting it, Prof Anne Glover had clear messages to the scientific and policymaking communities. Science in part of our CULTURE. […]

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Immigration policy goes against British universities

I am saddened by this summer’s events in student migration/visa issues both here in the UK and in the NL. London Metropolitan University plays a big part in the widening participation agenda ..growing perception that the UK does not welcome these students, and is prepared almost without notice to jeopardise their education via Immigration policy […]

Global Competitiveness Rankings 2012

The World Economic Forum published again the rankings for global competitiveness. Finland overtook Sweden at third place. Persisting Divides in Global Competitiveness as Switzerland, Singapore and Finland Top Competitiveness Rankings in 2012 | World Economic Forum – Persisting Divides in Global Competitiveness as Switzerland, Singapore and Finland Top Competitiveness Rankings in 2012. More: The Economist, […]

Lucy strikes again

I love this columnist! Not that it would mean I agree with everything she says or chooses as topic, I still admire her bold wordings, choices and obvious frankness. Check this out: Lucy Kellaway on Helen Gurley Brown – the late Cosmo girl. As usual, I cannot but quote some of the ingenious lines Lucy’s […]