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IMS Travel Awards: apply now

As we previously announced, the IMS has created a new category of travel award, aimed at graduate students who wish to attend an IMS sponsored or co-sponsored meeting. The IMS [ More.. ]

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James (Jim) Hannan, 1922–2010

Some information on the life of James Hannan, whose widow’s legacy has created the Hannan Graduate Student Travel Awards (see cover article). James F. Hannan, Fellow of the IMS and [ More.. ]

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Nominate for Awards, Prizes

IMS Awards It’s time to think about nominating your outstanding colleagues and collaborators for these IMS awards: Tweedie award, Carver medal and IMS Fellowship. The Tweedie New Researcher Award funds [ More.. ]

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JSM 2017 in Baltimore

The 2017 Joint Statistical Meetings in Baltimore, Maryland, which included the IMS Annual Meeting, took place from July 29 to August 3. There were over 6,000 participants from 52 countries, [ More.. ]

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Medallion Lecture preview: Subhashis Ghoshal

Subhashis Ghoshal is a professor of statistics at North Carolina State University, Raleigh. His research interests span many areas including Bayesian statistics, asymptotics, nonparametrics and high dimensional models, with diverse [ More.. ]

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Medallion Lecture preview: Judith Rousseau

Judith Rousseau is currently Professor at University Paris Dauphine. Her research interests range from theoretical aspects of Bayesian procedures, both parametric and nonparametric, to more methodological developments. From a theoretical [ More.. ]

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2017 Carver Award winner: Elyse Gustafson

The Institute of Mathematical Statistics has selected Elyse Gustafson as the recipient of this year’s Harry C. Carver Medal. The award is made for Elyse’s exceptional service and dedication as [ More.. ]

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2017 IMS Fellows

Congratulations to the 20 new IMS Fellows elected this year! They will be presented at the IMS Presidential Address and Awards session at the Presidential Address and Awards session at [ More.. ]

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Special Lectures in 2017

In the June/July 2017 Bulletin, we have previews of some of the special lectures featuring at various IMS meetings this year (with more previews in the next issue). This year [ More.. ]

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Wald Lectures: Emmanuel Candès

Emmanuel Candès is the Barnum-Simons Chair in Mathematics and Statistics, and professor of Electrical Engineering (by courtesy) at Stanford University, where he currently chairs the Department of Statistics. Emmanuel’s work [ More.. ]

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Schramm Lecture preview: Richard Kenyon

Richard Kenyon received his PhD from Princeton University in 1990 under the direction of William Thurston. After a postdoc at IHES, he held positions at CNRS in Grenoble, Lyon, and [ More.. ]

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Medallion Lecture preview: Takashi Kumagai

Takashi Kumagai studied at Kyoto University, where he defended his PhD thesis in 1994 (supervisor: Shinzo Watanabe). After working at Osaka University and Nagoya University, he went back to Kyoto [ More.. ]

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Medallion Lecture preview: Marta Sanz-Solé

Marta Sanz-Solé is a professor of Mathematics at the University of Barcelona. She is a member of the Institute of Catalan Studies and a Fellow of the IMS. Her research [ More.. ]

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Medallion Lecture preview: Mark Girolami

Mark Girolami is an EPSRC Established Career Research Fellow (2012–2018) and was previously an EPSRC Advanced Research Fellow (2007–2012). He is the Director of the Lloyds Register Foundation Turing Programme [ More.. ]

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Call for Nominations: IMS Special Lectures

The IMS Committee on Special Lectures is now accepting nominations for the following IMS Named and Medallion Lectures. 2019 Wald Lecturer: The Wald Memorial Lectures honor Professor Abraham Wald. The [ More.. ]

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