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Vlada’s Point: Peer Review III—Web booth at your service

Vlada Limic closes her mini-series on ways to improve the peer review process. (Since she is taking over as Editor of the IMS Bulletin, Vlada is also ending her time [ More.. ]


Vlada’s Point: Peer Review II — An Idea

Contributing Editor Vlada Limic has been thinking about ways in which the peer review process could be improved. She writes: A young postdoc enters a renowned senior professor’s office one [ More.. ]


Vlada’s Point: Peer Review I — Perspectives

Contributing Editor Vlada Limic has been frustrated by the peer review process: If you are reading this, chances are that peer review is regularly on your mind. It is in [ More.. ]


Vlada’s Point: The Survey and Beyond

Contributing Editor Vlada Limic writes the last column in her series about workshops and workshops, and reports on the results of her “learnering” survey, which she announced in the April [ More.. ]


Vlada’s Point: Learnering Survey

Yes, you read that right. Contributing editor Vlada Limic continues her series of columns on workSHOPS, WORKshops and a neologism: learnering… Workshops (by which I mean workshops) will be organized [ More.. ]


Vlada’s Point: A WORKshop

Contributing Editor Vlada Limic is warming to her theme from her March 2014 and June/July 2014 columns: a workshop that enables more (actual) work to be done… I am eager [ More.. ]


Vlada’s Point: The WorkSHOP

Contributing Editor Vlada Limic continues with a theme she introduced in the March 2014 Bulletin issue: In my first column I announced my intention to disclose my frustration with a [ More.. ]


Vlada’s Point: The Introduction

Another of our new Contributing Editors is Vlada Limic, Centre national de la recherche scientifique, Paris. She introduces her new column series, Vlada’s Point: Most of my contributions here will [ More.. ]



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