Dec 16, 2014

IMS Awards

There is still time to nominate someone for IMS Fellowship or to receive the Harry C. Carver Award, or to apply for an IMS Travel Award.

IMS Fellowship:

IMS Fellows have demonstrated distinction in research in statistics or probability by publication of independent work of merit (this may be waived in the case of a candidate of well-established leadership whose contributions to the field of statistics or probability other than original research shall be judged of equal value; or a candidate of well-established leadership in the application of statistics or probability, whose work has contributed greatly to the utility of and the appreciation of these areas.) All nominations must be received by January 31, 2015. Please visit http://www.imstat.org/awards/fellows.htm for details.

Harry C. Carver Award:

Can you think of someone who has given exceptional service to the IMS, and who has not been President? Nominate that person for the 2015 Carver Medal, created by the IMS in honor of Harry C. Carver, founding editor of The Annals of Mathematical Statistics and one of the founders of the IMS. The medal will be awarded at JSM in Seattle, in August 2015. Nominations must be received by February 1, 2015. Please visit http://www.imstat.org/awards/carver.html for details.

IMS Travel Award:

The purpose of the IMS Travel Award is to fund travel, and possibly other expenses, to present a paper or a poster at an IMS sponsored or co-sponsored meeting (apart from the IMS New Researchers’ Conference, as that is already funded separately), for those who otherwise would not be able to attend the meeting. The travel awards are available to IMS members who are New Researchers, i.e. awarded a PhD within the 5 years immediately preceding the year of the application deadline or who has or will receive her/his PhD in the same year as the application deadline. Joining IMS at the time of application is allowed (New Researchers qualify for reduced rates). Application deadline is February 1, 2015. Please visit http://imstat.org/awards/travel.html for details.

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