27 septembre 2015

La CDEFI veut expérimenter "un diplôme bac +3 à destination des bac pro"

Par Orientations. La Conférence des directeurs des écoles françaises d'ingénieurs (CDEFI) souhaite créer un nouveau diplôme de niveau bac +3 à destination des élèves titulaires d'un bac professionnel. Voir l'article...

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Huit universités françaises parmi les plus innovantes du monde

Par Orientations. Huit universités françaises figurent dans le classement des facultés les plus innovantes de la planète, publié par Reuters, le 15 septembre. D'autre part, 50 établissements américains sont classés, dont 9 dans le top 10. Voir l'article...

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How grad students can effectively tell their research story

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Jackie Amsden. It’s not about you – it’s about your audience.
When the Earth Science PhD first heard about the 3 Minute Thesis Competition (3MT), which asks graduate students to distill four years of research into a 180 second-long pitch, she assumed it had been created by the same person who thought lethally poisonous fish would make for great entrées. More...

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My new mission: From PhD to Life, the book!

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Jennifer Polk. When I finished my PhD, my dissertation turned into a book manuscript. I worked on it for several months, on and off, even writing a book proposal that I aimed to send to academic publishers. More...

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Hiding in plain sight: changing the unwritten rules of academe

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Melonie Fullick. A few months ago on Twitter I got into a conversation that I’ve been meaning to come back to, based on a post by Pat Thomson, “don’t be a BAW—Badly-behaved Academic Writer.” This list of “don’ts” for academic publishing was compiled after a session with graduate students, and included such pointers as avoiding “tantrums” (after a paper rejection), falsifying data and self-plagiarism. More...

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Is interdisciplinarity a field or skill?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Kelly McShane. I work in an interdisciplinary way, but I find that I am still sitting on the fence. More...

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Energy conservation event at Western asks students to power down

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Natalie Samson. Residences compete to see which building can conserve the most. More...

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The Conversation France now live

The ConversationBy  and . On September 21, The Conversation will speak French. We publish four English-language editions in Africa, UK, the United States and Australia, and now The Conversation France.
TC-France will offer a new platform for scholars in France and the Francophone world to enter the public debate. This takes us another step towards building a global newsroom of academic knowledge and journalistic excellence. Led by a team of experienced journalists, TC-France has the initial support of more than 50 universities.
TC-France Editors Fabrice Rousselot and Didier Pourquery commenting on the launch said: “We are very excited to be part of The Conversation network and to launch TC France, as a unique opportunity for French academics to take part in a global debate about global issues. We will offer French audiences a different approach to day-to-day news — a new realm of topics, a fresh view on current debates and surprising insights.
TCF has funding support from Paris Sciences et Lettres Research University, Université Paris Sorbonne Cité, Paris Saclay, Université de Lorraine, l’Institut Universitaire de France and la Conférence des Présidents d’Université.
The Conversation has a monthly audience of 2.6 million users on site, with a reach through Creative Commons of 23 million. Keep in touch by subscribing to the TC-France newsletter, or follow on Twitter and Facebook. More...

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Testing ancient human hearing via fossilized ear bones

The ConversationBy . How did the world sound to our ancient human relatives two million years ago?
While we obviously don’t have any sound recordings or written records from anywhere near that long ago, we do have one clue: the fossilized bones from inside their ears. The internal anatomy of the ear influences its hearing abilities. More...

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The Conversation US is growing

The ConversationBy . We have had good news this week in The Conversation US office. The Knight Foundation just announced that they are awarding us a grant to support the distribution of TCUS articles to local and regional newspapers across the United States. More...

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