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Vlada Limic next IMS Bulletin Editor

We are delighted to announce that Vlada Limic will be the next Editor of the IMS Bulletin, taking over from Anirban DasGupta when his three-year term ends in December 2016. [ More.. ]

Oct 1, 2016

October/November 2016 Bulletin now online

The PDF version of the October/November 2016 IMS Bulletin is online now: click the “latest issue” link in the bar above.


World Congress in Toronto

The World Congress in Probability and Statistics, which was hosted by the Fields Institute, Toronto, took place from July 11–15, 2016. There were over 350 participants. Program highlights included the [ More.. ]


Your new Council members

We are pleased to confirm the results of the 2016 IMS Council elections. The President-Elect is Alison Etheridge. The five new Council members are Jean Bertoin, Songxi Chen, Elizaveta Levina, [ More.. ]


Treasurer’s Report 2015

Jean Opsomer, IMS Treasurer, writes: This report details membership and subscription data for calendar year end 2015. The 2015 fiscal year end audit report will be published separately in the [ More.. ]

May 25, 2016

Current Index to Statistics wants your input

Are you a user of the Current Index to Statistics? Interested in helping shape its future? We are looking for a few members of the Current Index to Statistics Management [ More.. ]


IMS books in Project Euclid bookstore

Did you know that Project Euclid sells selected volumes of IMS books? The following books (all softcover/paperback) are available to order from the Project Euclid bookstore, at IMS Lecture [ More.. ]


Introducing the New Researchers Group

Alexander Volfovsky writes: For more than twenty years (with a gap year here and there) the IMS has been hosting the Meeting of New Researchers in Statistics and Probability immediately [ More.. ]

Feb 17, 2016

IMS Bulletin printed issue

As you may have noticed if you are a member, the IMS has reintroduced sending the printed IMS Bulletin to all members. Before now, you had to opt-in to receive [ More.. ]


Elect your new Council

We are pleased to introduce the candidates who are standing for election to the IMS Council in 2016. This year there is one candidate for President-Elect, and there are 10 [ More.. ]


President’s Message: Agendas and IMS

IMS President Richard Davis writes: During my one-year apprenticeship as President-elect of IMS, I was often queried about my agenda for IMS. The word “agenda” can conjure up both positive [ More.. ]


Donors to IMS Funds

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

Aug 28, 2015

New IMS Group for Junior Researchers

We are happy to announce the formation of a new committee within the IMS to create a forum for early career statisticians and probabilists. Tentatively called “j-IMS”, the group aims [ More.. ]

Jul 14, 2015

Election results announced

We are pleased to announce the results of the 2015 IMS Council elections. The President-Elect is Jon Wellner. The new Council members are, in alphabetical order: Andreas Buja, Gerda Claeskens, [ More.. ]


IMS Fellows 2015

We announce the class of new IMS Fellows for 2015, who will be presented at the IMS Presidential Address and Awards session at JSM in Seattle. Congratulations, Fellows!



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