Minimalism and the Corona Virus

In the recent months, I happened to come across a lot on “Minimalism”. A friend had written about how she gave away a lot of clothes and how she and her family live without a TV and a refrigerator. This means they also store very little at home and buy things as they need them. […]

Short Courses in Biostatistics – March 30th to 31st and April 1st to 3rd, 2020

The Department of Biostatistics at Christian Medical College, Vellore is organizing Short Course on Statistical Methods in Measuring Health and Principles of Biostatistics using ‘R’ Short Course on Statistical Methods in Measuring Health: Scales and Measurements – March 30-31, 2020 Principles of Biostatistics using ‘R’ – April 1-3, 2020 For more information click here

What are your problems?

I recently attended a webinar titled “Sales Excellence for B2B Selling in Emerging Markets”. The topic obviously sounds “Oh so commercial”, but guess what? The audience were all from the social sector. Now why did we need such a webinar? It turns out that all of us are either creating products or offering services (or […]

A Workshop on Research Methodology in Epidemiology & Biostatistics from 16th to 20th March 2020

The workshop is organized by Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Collaboration with UDEHP) KAHER, Belagavi, Karnataka. This workshop will be useful for Faculty in Medicine, Health Research Scholars and Students preparing for Entrance Exam for Higher Ph. D etc The workshop covers: – Designing Studies, Protocol Writing & Statistical Fallacies; Literature Search & Review, Impact […]

Predatory journals claiming that they follow all the ICMJE recommendations

Potential predatory journals are colonizing the ICMJE recommendations list of followers. R Dal-Ré, A Marušić. Neth J Med. 2019;77(2):92–96. Link: ; PMID: 30895939. Recently several predatory journals seem to claim that they follow all the ICMJE (The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors) recommendations to gain the appearance of legitimacy. The term ‘predatory journals’ […]