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IMS Council election results

The annual IMS Council election results are in! We are pleased to announce that the next IMS President-Elect is Erwin Bolthausen. This year 12 candidates stood for six places on [ More.. ]

Jul 16, 2013

Donors to IMS Funds

The IMS would like to thank the following individuals for contributing to the IMS. You can contribute to the IMS at Blackwell Lecture Fund David Aldous, Anonymous, Anonymous, Kenneth [ More.. ]

May 16, 2013

Treasurer’s Report: Fiscal Year 2012

The IMS Treasurer, Jean Opsomer, reports on IMS membership and subscription data for calendar year end 2012, and reviews the fiscal year 2012 (July 1, 2011 – June 30, 2012) [ More.. ]


IMS Elections 2013

The annual IMS elections are announced, with one candidate for President-Elect (Erwin Bolthausen) and, this year, 12 candidates standing for six places on Council. The Council nominees, in alphabetical order, [ More.. ]

Feb 27, 2013

What you can do for IMS… and what IMS can do for you

IMS President Hans Künsch writes: Back in the eighties, my main reason for joining IMS was that this allowed me to purchase my own copy of the Annals of Statistics [ More.. ]

Dec 19, 2012

Find us on Facebook

The IMS has a Facebook page: find us at Give us a “like” if you like!


IMS Presidential Address: Raising the Profile of Probability and Statistics

One of the final acts of the outgoing IMS President is to deliver the Address at the IMS annual meeting. Ruth Williams, who is now Past-President, delivered this at the [ More.. ]


President’s Welcome: Hans Rudolf Künsch

The new IMS President for 2012-2013, Hans R. Künsch, writes: I took over as president in July at the World Congress, and I have been quite busy since then in [ More.. ]


IMS-China Election Results

The newly-elected committee of IMS-China has 16 members (two members tied in number of votes). The Chair-elect of the IMS-China Committee is Shuyuan He. The Program Secretary is Zenghu Li [ More.. ]

Jul 18, 2012

IMS Elections: results announced

The IMS election results are in. The new President-Elect is Bin Yu. Five people are elected to serve on Council for a three-year term, and one for a one-year term. [ More.. ]


June/July 2012 Bulletin online now

The PDF version of the June/July 2012 IMS Bulletin is online now: click this link to download the complete PDF.

May 17, 2012

Treasurer’s Report: Fiscal Year 2011

The IMS Treasurer, Jean Opsomer, reports on IMS membership and subscription data for calendar year end 2011, and reviews the fiscal year 2011 (July 1, 2010 – June 30, 2011) [ More.. ]

May 17, 2012

IMS website: update your own records

Update your own member record The IMS website,, now offers members the facility to log in to their accounts and update their profiles. Please sign in at and [ More.. ]


IMS Elections open

Each year IMS holds elections so that its members can choose the next President-Elect of the Institute and people to represent them on IMS Council. The candidate for President-Elect is [ More.. ]


April/May 2012 Bulletin online now

The PDF version of the April/May 2012 IMS Bulletin is online now: download the complete PDF from the archives here.



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