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Call for nominations: Newbold Prize

The Bernoulli Society recently approved the establishment of the Ethel Newbold Prize for excellence in statistics, to be awarded every two years beginning in 2015. The name of the prize [ More.. ]


Sonia Kovalevsky Lecture

The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) have selected Irene M. Gamba to deliver the prestigious Sonia Kovalevsky Lecture at the [ More.. ]


COPSS Awards 2014: nominations open

Each year, the statistical profession recognizes outstanding members at the Joint Statistical Meetings in an awards ceremony organized by the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS). Nominations are an [ More.. ]


Medallion Lecture Preview: Xihong Lin

Xihong Lin is Professor of Biostatistics and Coordinating Director of the Program of Quantitative Genomics at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). She received her PhD degree from the [ More.. ]


Call for Nominations: 2015 Noether Lecture

Deadline: October 15, 2013 The Association for Women in Mathematics established the Emmy Noether Lectures in 1980 to honor women who have made fundamental and sustained contributions to the mathematical [ More.. ]


COPSS Awards at JSM

COPSS, the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (IMS, ASA, SSC and ENAR/WNAR) presented its 2013 awards to four IMS members, three of whom are Fellows, at the Joint Statistical [ More.. ]


IMS Presidential Address: Ars Conjectandi—300 Years Later

Hans R. Künsch, ETH Zurich, completed his term as IMS President at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Montreal. He delivered this Presidential Address: This year we are celebrating the anniversary [ More.. ]


Medallion Lecture: Peter Guttorp

Peter Guttorp is Professor of Statistics, Quantitative Ecology & Resource Management, and Urban Design & Planning at the University of Washington, Professor at the Norwegian Computing Center in Oslo, Norway, [ More.. ]


Wald Lectures: Piet Groeneboom

Piet Groeneboom has been professor of statistics at Delft University since 1988, having previously been professor of statistics at the University of Amsterdam. He earned his PhD in Mathematics in [ More.. ]


Other news

Travel Grants for ICM 2014, Seoul, Korea, August 13–21, 2014 The American Mathematical Society has applied to the National Science Foundation (NSF) for funds to permit partial travel support for [ More.. ]


Medallion Lecture: Ya’acov Ritov

Ya’acov Ritov is professor in the Department of Statistics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He received his PhD from the Hebrew University in 1983, and is a fellow of [ More.. ]


Medallion Lecture: Judea Pearl

Judea Pearl is a professor of computer science and statistics at UCLA. He is a graduate of the Technion, Israel, and joined the faculty of UCLA in 1970, where he [ More.. ]


Medallion Lecture preview: Jeremy Quastel

A specialist in probability theory, stochastic processes and partial differential equations, Jeremy Quastel has been at the University of Toronto since 1998. He studied at McGill University, then the Courant [ More.. ]


Calls for nominations, papers

2013 Janet L. Norwood Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Statistical Sciences Call for Nominations The Section on Statistical Genetics and the Department of Biostatistics in the [ More.. ]


Blackwell Lecture

Contributing Editor Peter Bickel writes: David Blackwell died on July 8, 2010. Since that time there have been a number of celebrations of his life and accomplishments: memorial sessions in [ More.. ]



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