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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!

May 17, 2015

Treasurer’s Report 2014

Jean Opsomer, IMS Treasurer, writes: This report details membership and subscription data for calendar year end 2014. The 2014 fiscal year end audit report will be published separately in the [ More.. ]


Elect your new Council

We are pleased to introduce the candidates who are standing for election to the IMS Council in 2015. This year there is one candidate for President-Elect, and 10 candidates for [ More.. ]


IMS Textbooks and Monographs

These two book series are published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of IMS. The volumes currently available are: IMS Textbooks Probability on Graphs. Geoffrey Grimmett Bayesian Filtering and Smoothing. [ More.. ]


New IMS Textbooks published

Two new books in the IMS Textbooks series have been published. They are: The Surprising Mathematics of Longest Increasing Subsequences by Dan Romik (IMS member price with 40% discount is [ More.. ]


Presidential Address video and slides

We printed Bin Yu’s IMS Presidential Address in the October/November issue (in PDF format here). Bin reprised her talk at the New Researchers’ Conference, where it was filmed: you can [ More.. ]


IMS President’s Message: Erwin Bolthausen

Erwin Bolthausen became IMS President in July (he is pictured below, center, with Past-President Bin Yu, left, and President-Elect Richard Davis, right). Erwin shares his thoughts on the future of [ More.. ]


Consider a contribution to the IMS

The IMS offers several opportunities for contributions to the society’s programs. Please take a moment to consider making a donation to one or more of these funds. Blackwell Lecture Fund [ More.. ]


IMS Presidential Address: Let us own Data Science

Each year the outgoing IMS President delivers an address at the IMS Annual Meeting, which, this year, was the Australian Statistical Conference in Sydney (July 9-14, 2014), a joint meeting [ More.. ]


Financial Statements

The Treasurer’s Report was printed in the June/July 2014 issue. The Financial Statements are printed in the PDF version of the October/November 2014 issue, or you can download them as [ More.. ]


IMS Annual Meeting, Sydney, in photos

Photographs taken at the IMS Annual Meeting in conjunction with the Australian Statistical Conference, July 7-10, 2014.


IMS: a cross-continent human network (with free student membership)

IMS President Bin Yu writes: As I am finishing my term as the IMS President and transitioning into the role of Past-President, I have been reflecting on the roles of [ More.. ]



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