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Nov 15, 2018

Renew your IMS membership by December 31 and save 10%

Check the rates and add discounted joint memberships with other societies—now including the Indian Society for Probability and Statistics and the New England Statistical Society, as well as INFORMS/Applied Probability [ More.. ]


Peter Gavin Hall Early Career Prize: update and nominations

Peter Hall played a significant role throughout his professional career in mentoring young colleagues at work and through professional society activities. To memorialize Peter in a manner that matched his [ More.. ]


Treasurer’s Report 2017

The IMS Treasurer, Zhengjun Zhang, presents the report of the Institute’s finances. The report details membership and subscription data for calendar year end 2017. You can download the report as [ More.. ]

Oct 1, 2018

December 2018 Bulletin now online

The PDF version of the December 2018 IMS Bulletin is online now: click the “latest issue” link in the bar above.

Jun 27, 2018

Election results: new Council members

We are delighted to announce the 2018 election results, and introduce the newest members of IMS Council. The next President-Elect is Susan Murphy, and the five new members of Council [ More.. ]

Jun 27, 2018

IMS adopts Fairness and Diversity Guidelines

IMS Council recently adopted these guidelines for awards committee members.   Ensuring fairness and diversity: Guidelines for IMS Awards Committees The term ‘award’ is taken to include all IMS Awards [ More.. ]


Raising Funds for an IMS Peter Hall Early Career Prize

As previously announced, IMS is seeking contributions to the IMS Peter Hall Early Career Prize fund. If you would like to donate in memory of Peter, there are three ways: 1. [ More.. ]


Donors to IMS Funds: thank you all!

The IMS has 10 funds that are open to contributions, detailed below. We would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for contributing to the IMS. If you would [ More.. ]


Join us in Vilnius!

The Organizing Committee Co-chairs, Erwin Bolthausen and Remigijus Leipus, for the 2018 IMS Annual Meeting on Probability and Statistics and 12th International Vilnius Conference on Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics, [ More.. ]

May 15, 2018

Raising Funds for an IMS Peter Hall Early Career Award

Professor Peter Hall passed away on January 9, 2016. In his passing, the statistical community lost one of its most prolific and creative researchers. We also lost a friend, colleague, [ More.. ]

Mar 29, 2018

IMS Elections close May 20, 2018

The annual elections are taking place for the next IMS President and five places in the IMS Council. We introduced the candidates in the last issue: Susan Murphy is the [ More.. ]

Feb 16, 2018

IMS Statement on Professional Conduct at Meetings

“The Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS) is a society committed to the freedom of professional expression. The society wishes to foster a productive environment for the exchange of ideas and [ More.. ]

Feb 16, 2018

IMS Elections 2018: meet the candidates

The IMS Elections this year are for the IMS President and five places on Council. The nominees are: For IMS President: Susan Murphy For IMS Council: Vivek S. Borkar Vanja [ More.. ]


New IMS Textbook: Lectures on the Poisson Process

IMS Textbooks: Lectures on the Poisson Process Günter Last, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, and Mathew Penrose, University of Bath The Poisson process, a core object in modern probability, enjoys a [ More.. ]

Nov 16, 2017

IMS Auditors’ letter and Financial Statements

A letter from the IMS auditors, Cuini and Panichi, Inc., appears in the December 2017 issue of the Bulletin. It refers to the Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending December [ More.. ]



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