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May 5, 2021

Sam Brinton saves the world

A champion for LGBTQ rights, Brinton got dual masters in nuclear engineering and TPP so he could “save the world from nuclear waste.” 

MIT News | April 22, 2021

Collaborators in climate action

Symposium highlights ambitious goals of MIT–industry research targeting technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, including work from LIDS principal research scientist Kalyan Veeramachaneni.

Vox Conversations | April 22, 2021

How to replace everything in the industrialized world

Jessika Trancik, core faculty in IDSS, speaks about the many aspects involved with transforming our world in response to climate change and shifting to clean energy technologies.

Fri 07
Conferences and Workshops

MIT AI Policy Forum

online
May 6, 2021 @ 11:00 am - May 7, 2021 @ 1:00 pm
Fri 07
Fri 07
Research to Policy Engagement

Equity and Inclusion in Public Policy

Nika Elugardo (MA State Representative)
May 7, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon 10
Conferences and Workshops

Systemic Racism and Computation Workshop Series: Session Two

online
May 10, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Tue 11
IDSS Distinguished Seminar Series

Apart but Connected: Online Tutoring and Student Outcomes during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Eliana La Ferrara (Bocconi University)
Online
May 11, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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