Mann Virdee

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Research Assistant
Cambridge Office

Education

Ph.D. in international development, University of Birmingham; M.Sc. in emerging economies and international development, King's College London; B.Sc. in natural sciences, Queen Mary University of London

Overview

Mann Virdee is a research assistant at RAND Europe working in the area of science and emerging technology. He has worked on a range of projects involving the use of rapid evidence assessments, literature reviews, case studies, futures analysis, horizon scanning, interviews, and evaluations. These projects include a rapid evidence assessment of the impacts of antimicrobial resistance on non-infectious diseases for the Wellcome Trust, a literature review and case studies on the use of public engagement for technological innovation for BEIS, and a study to support the Observatory on the Online Platform Economy for the European Commission.

Prior to joining RAND Europe, he completed a Ph.D. in international development at University of Birmingham and an M.Sc. in emerging economies and international development at King's College London. His background is in natural sciences and his interests include science, technology, foreign policy, international development, and politics.

Selected Publications

Lucy Hocking, Gemma-Claire Ali, Camilla d’Angelo, Advait Deshpande, Cagla Stevenson, Mann Virdee, Susan Guthrie, How is modern medicine being affected by drug-resistant infections?, 2021 (forthcoming)

Advait Deshpande, Cagla Stevenson, Mann Virdee, Salil Gunashekar, Study on 'Support to the Observatory for the Online Platform Economy' Analytical paper #8 - Developments concerning B2B platforms and emerging cloud services, Observatory on the Online Platform Economy, 2021

Camilla d'Angelo, Advait Deshpande, Emily Ryen Gloinson, Joe Francombe, Cagla Stevenson, Mann Virdee, Salil Gunashekar, The Use of Public Engagement for Technological Innovation - Literature Review and Case Studies, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, 2021

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