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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

Meta-analysis Workshop hosted by University of Malaya, Malaysia

Shahjahan Khan, University of Southern Queensland, Australia, is the founding chief editor of the Journal of Applied Probability and Statistics. He was recently the speaker at a meeting in Malaysia, [ More.. ]


9th World Congress of Probability and Statistics, Toronto, 11–15 July 2016

The 9th World Congress of Probability and Statistics is the latest in a series organized jointly by the Bernoulli Society and the IMS. Held every four years, the congress is [ More.. ]


IMS Child Care Initiative: apply by June 1, 2016

The purpose of the IMS Child Care Initiative is to encourage and support the participation at IMS Annual Meetings of IMS members who have child care responsibilities. The next IMS [ More.. ]


Stochastic Processes conference featured Schramm lecture

The 2015 Schramm Lecture at the 38th Conference on Stochastic Processes and their Applications meeting in Oxford, UK, in July, was presented by Michel Ledoux, University of Toulouse. Michel’s lecture [ More.. ]


ENAR abstract submission deadline

Submit your abstract by October 15, 2015, for the 2016 ENAR Spring Meeting (March 6–9, 2016, in Austin, Texas). October 15 is also the submission deadline for the Distinguished Student [ More.. ]

Aug 28, 2015

JSM Seattle “biggest yet”

Seattle is known for Starbucks and software… and now also for statisticians, as over 6,800 people attended the 2015 Joint Statistical Meetings, held at the Washington State Convention Center from [ More.. ]


JSM Seattle in pictures

The September 2015 issue of the IMS Bulletin has photos of some of the highlights of the Joint Statistical Meetings in Seattle. Check it out!

Aug 28, 2015

Meeting report: ISS in St John’s, Canada

Brajendra C. Sutradhar, Memorial University, was the General Chair of the recent International Symposium in Statistics (ISS) 2015 On Advances in Parametric and Semi-parametric Analysis of Multivariate, Time Series, Spatial-temporal, [ More.. ]


Data Science Conference: an interview

On June 11–12, 2015, the IMS-Microsoft Research workshop Foundations of Data Science brought together parallel communities of statisticians and machine learning researchers to discuss various problems that have both statistical [ More.. ]


Rao Prize Conference

The Penn State Department of Statistics held the 2015 Rao Prize Conference on May 14, 2015 to honor three prize recipients: the 2015 C. R. and Bhargavi Rao Prize Recipient [ More.. ]

Jul 14, 2015

Meeting Report: Meta-Analysis Workshop

Shahjahan Khan from the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), Toowoomba, Australia, recently organized this meeting: The School of Agricultural, Computational, and Environmental Sciences; and Division of Research and Innovation of [ More.. ]

May 18, 2015

Book accommodation for JSM Seattle

If housing reservations are any indication, the Joint Statistical Meetings in Seattle (August 8–13, 2015) may be the biggest JSM yet. All the reserved rooms sold out within 24 hours! [ More.. ]


IMU Itô Travel Awards

Takashi Kumagai is Chair of the Selection Committee for the International Mathematical Union Itô Travel Awards. He writes: The International Mathematical Union (IMU) is supporting via the IMU Itô fund, [ More.. ]


Han Liu receives 2015 Tweedie Award

The Institute of Mathematical Statistics has selected Han Liu as the winner of this year’s Tweedie New Researcher Award. Han received his PhD in 2010 from Carnegie Mellon University, and [ More.. ]



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