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Tweedie Award presentation

In the April/May 2016 issue we reported that the winner of the 2016 Tweedie New Researcher Award was Alexandre Bouchard-Côté. Alexandre presented the Tweedie New Researcher Invited Lecture at the [ More.. ]


Joel Greenhouse presents Rod Little Distinguished Lecture

Joel B. Greenhouse, Professor of Statistics in the Department of Statistics at Carnegie Mellon University, was invited to present the inaugural Rod Little Distinguished Lecture in the Department of Biostatistics [ More.. ]


IMS Fellow Herold Dehling

Newly elected IMS Fellow Herold Dehling was unable to be in Toronto for the presentation ceremony, but a few weeks afterwards he and Richard Davis were at the same conference [ More.. ]


David Hand receives ENBIS Box Award

ENBIS, the European Network for Business and Industrial Statistics, established three awards to honour individuals who have helped to broaden the use of statistics in business and industry. Among these [ More.. ]


Terry Speed interview in Amstat News

Our columnist Terry Speed is interviewed in the September 2016 issue of Amstat News, in the section on influential mentors. He talks with Jean Yang about interdisciplinary research, his career [ More.. ]


Call for nominations: Newbold Prize

The Bernoulli Society’s Newbold Prize Committee invites nominations for the Ethel Newbold Prize. The Ethel Newbold Prize for excellence in statistics is awarded every two years, next time in spring [ More.. ]


Members’ News September 2016

Featuring news about William F. Eddy, C.F. Jeff Wu, Kaye Basford and Thomas Louis


Profile: Susan Murphy

As we reported in the June/July issue, Susan Murphy was among five IMS Fellows elected this year to the National Academy of Sciences. We featured a profile of Larry Wasserman [ More.. ]


Members’ News August 2016

Featuring news about Jogesh Babu, Joseph Hilbe, David van Dyk, Clifford Spiegelman, Rebecca Doerge, Dipak Dey, Alyson Wilson and Bin Yu


Profile: Larry Wasserman

As we reported in the last issue, Larry Wasserman was among five IMS Fellows recently elected to the US National Academy of Sciences. We’ll be writing about them them in [ More.. ]


US National Academy of Sciences elects Members, Foreign Associates

The US National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has announced the 2016 election of 84 new members and 21 foreign associates from 14 countries in recognition of their distinguished and continuing [ More.. ]


Krzysztof Burdzy receives 2016 IMS Carver medal

Krzysztof (Chris) Burdzy, Professor of Mathematics and Adjunct Professor of Statistics at the University of Washington, USA, has been named the 2016 IMS Carver Medalist. Chris receives the award for [ More.. ]


Paul Joyce: 1958–2016

We are deeply saddened to announce that IMS member Paul Joyce, professor of mathematics and Dean of the College of Science at the University of Idaho, was killed in a [ More.. ]


Statistics on the radio

IMS Fellow Robert Kass featured in a radio interview with radio station WRSI, Where Statistics and Big Data and Your Brain Meet. In the interview, Rob Kass of Carnegie Mellon [ More.. ]


UK Royal Statistical Society awards for Smith, Reid, Cressie

The UK’s Royal Statistical Society (RSS) has announced the recipients of its honours for 2016. Three IMS Fellows were selected to receive the Guy Medals in Gold and Silver, and [ More.. ]



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