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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DRM and rights in a digital world

Published August 14, 2013 | 2 responses so far
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A couple of days ago I was listening to an older edition of Science Weekly, particularly a lecture by Cory Doctorow. I found the lecture to be a truly thought-provoking look at digitization of the world and its implications. Doctorow’s focus was on DRM (Digital Rights Management) in the narrow scope, but broadly dealt with
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Drivers of foreign policy in India

Published March 01, 2012 | No responses yet
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Last week was McGill’s reading break, though to be quite frank, I got less reading done than catching up on Bollywood (for uh… educational purposes?). So with India in mind, this evening I attended a talk by Dr. David Malone, a renowned diplomat, international security scholar and the current president of IDRC. He was previously
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