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2014: Clara 2013: The scale of our energy challenge, Lauren 2011: The Hound of the Baskervilles 2010: Ottawa solar power workshops, Six Easy Pieces 2009: Anthropogenic climate change: evidence from isotopic ratios, The IPCC, climate, and consensus 2008: Oil tanker captured off Somalia, Climate change and forest management 2007: IPCC 4AR SPM, The Bottom Billion, […]

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On October 10th I submitted the proposed research ethics protocol for my PhD research to the University of Toronto’s Office of Research Ethics. My committee thought that the subject protection risks were minimal enough to make a delegated review adequate, but I learned today that the protocol has been escalated to the full-REB meeting on […]

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This fall, it has been a bit sad to spend my first September at U of T after finishing my five years as a Massey College Junior Fellow: not getting invited to orientation events, or told about the official college photo. Massey has had an enormous influence over my time at U of T, and […]

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Sky above

2017-09-11

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2017-09-03

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The University of Toronto Department of Political Science website lists the requirements for completing a PhD: Field 1 (Canadian Politics: 2012-13) Field 2 (Public Policy: 2013-14) Qualitative Methods Requirement (2014) Quantitative Methods Requirement (waived from undergrad and Oxford MPhil coursework) Field Examination in Field 1 and Field 2 (February 2014 and January 2016) Thesis Committee […]

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Thesis proposal reading continues to dominate my information diet, but I bought a couple of unrelated books today. Penny Le Couteur and Jay Burreson’s Napoleon’s Buttons — recommended by my friend Myshka — describes the influence of seventeen molecules on human history. I’m about 60 pages in and have been finding it entertaining and reminiscent […]

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Ambulances

2017-08-24

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