Operational research: bridging theory and practice

Published May 17, 2015 | No responses yet
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This is an excerpt from a longer Healthy Inference (Epidemiology student blog) to which I contributed, reflecting on a week-long Operational Research Methods course at McGill University. The importance and challenges of publication in operational research – Marzieh Ghiasi (Epidemiology) One of the interesting topics covered in the course was the important role that publication can play
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The Adventure of the Cure That Wasn’t

Published June 16, 2014 | No responses yet
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The Remedy: Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the Quest to Cure Tuberculosis (2014) Thomas Goetz 320 pages *Originally published in Speaking of Medicine (PLOS). Marzieh Ghiasi and Madhukar Pai from McGill University & McGill International TB Centre, Montreal, review “The Remedy” by Thomas Goetz No image is more iconic of the Victorian age than
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Survivors: Age and isolation

Published November 10, 2013 | No responses yet
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One of the great things about living in downtown Montreal is I always pass by at least a dozen galleries on the way home, and one of these is FOFA Gallery at Concordia University. Earlier this week, I decided to take a look at some of the new work being showcased as part of the
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