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COPSS Awards at JSM

COPSS Snedecor, Fisher and David Awards announced The Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) sponsors and presents the following awards at JSM Denver this year. The 2019 George W. [ More.. ]

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Tweedie Award: Po-Ling Loh

The IMS has selected Po-Ling Loh as the winner of this year’s Tweedie New Researcher Award. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of [ More.. ]

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ISI Pearson Prize awarded to Yoav Benjamini

Professor Yoav Benjamini, the Nathan and Lily Silver Professor of Applied Statistics at Tel Aviv University, Israel, has been selected to receive the International Statistical Institute’s 2019 Pearson Prize for [ More.. ]

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Zhen-Qing Chen receives 2019 Itô Prize

The Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability has announced the joint recipients of the 2019 Itô Prize. Congratulations to IMS Fellow Professor Zhen-Qing Chen (University of Washington, Seattle, USA) [ More.. ]

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David Hinkley: 1945–2019

We are sad to report that David Hinkley, IMS Fellow and emeritus professor at UC Santa Barbara, passed away January 11. David, who was born in England, received his PhD [ More.. ]

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Wolf Prize for Greg Lawler and Jean-François Le Gall

The Wolf Prize for Mathematics is awarded to Gregory Lawler from Chicago University, for his comprehensive and pioneering research on erased loops and random walks and to Jean-François Le Gall [ More.. ]

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Royal Statistical Society presents 2019 awards

The UK Royal Statistical Society has announced the recipients of its 2019 honours, who will be presented with their awards at a ceremony during their annual conference in Belfast this [ More.. ]

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Emery N. Brown Wins 2018 Dickson Prize in Science

Emery N. Brown, the Warren M. Zapol Professor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School and anesthesiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, the Associate Director of the Institute for Medical Engineering and [ More.. ]

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Grégory Miermont awarded 2018 CNRS Silver Medal

The French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) has awarded one of its 2018 Silver Medals to Grégory Miermont, professor at the École Normale Supérieure de Lyon. CNRS awards Silver [ More.. ]

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Preview: Special IMS Lectures in 2019

Over the coming months we will be featuring previews of the 2019 special invited speakers who will be giving their lectures at three IMS meetings this year: the INFORMS/APS meeting [ More.. ]

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Teaching Statistics… at a Food Coop

IMS member Jonathan Skinner has taught a free statistics class (“without math”) as part of the offerings at his local food coop, in order to spread the good word, for [ More.. ]

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National Academy of Medicine new Members

IMS Fellow Xihong Lin was among those elected as members of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), one of the three United States Academies, along with Science and Engineering. Election [ More.. ]

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2018 Mortimer Spiegelman Award

The Applied Public Health Statistics section of the American Public Health Association has named Raphael Gottardo, a computational biologist at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, the winner of its 2018 [ More.. ]

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American Association for the Advancement of Science selects new Fellows

The American Association for the Advancement of Science has bestowed upon 416 of its members the lifetime honor of being an elected Fellow in recognition of their extraordinary achievements in [ More.. ]

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IMS Journals: new editors

Some of the IMS journals have new editors. Starting January 1, 2019, the Annals of Applied Probability will now have two Co-editors (like the Annals of Statistics has had). Therefore, [ More.. ]

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