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MIT News | November 30, 2021

Energy hackers give a glimpse of a postpandemic future

“Organizing a hybrid event was a challenging but important goal in 2021... but it was great to realize the benefits of the format this year,” says Kailin Graham, TPP student and one of the EnergyHack communications directors.

MIT News Office | November 29, 2021

Community policing in the Global South

IDSS core faculty Fotini Christia is part of a team examining the challenges of implementing community policing across a range of countries.

MIT News | November 22, 2021

Is watching believing?

In spreading politics, videos may not be much more persuasive than their text-based counterparts, says new paper co-authored with IDSS affiliates David Rand and Adam Berinsky

Mon 06
IDSS Distinguished Seminar Series

The Optimality of Coarse Menues

Dirk Bergemann (Yale University)
December 6, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed 08
LIDS & Stats Tea Talks

LIDS & Stats Tea Talk – Chenyang Yuan

Chenyang Yuan (LIDS & IDSS)
32 – LIDS Lounge
December 8, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Thu 09
Fri 10
Other Events

SES & IDPS Dissertation Defense – Paolo Bertolotti

Paolo Bertolotti (IDSS)
December 10, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Fri 10
Research to Policy Engagement

Discussion Panel: The Process of Engagement at COP-26

December 10, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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