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Alison Etheridge elected Fellow of the UK Royal Society

Professor of Probability in the Departments of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Oxford, Alison Etheridge, has been elected one of the 47 new Fellows and 10 new Foreign [ More.. ]

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Patrick Kelly selected to receive 2015 Carver Medal

IMS Council has approved the nomination of Senior Production Editor Patrick Kelly for the 2015 Carver Medal, as recommended by the Committee to Select the Carver Award. Patrick receives the [ More.. ]

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Emery Brown filmed at National Academy of Sciences meeting

During the 152nd annual meeting of the US National Academy of Sciences, several events and sessions were recorded and are now available to watch online. One of the filmed “research [ More.. ]

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IMS Travel Awards announced

Meet the 13 people selected to receive this year’s IMS Travel Awards. The IMS Travel Awards provide funding for travel to present a paper or a poster at an IMS [ More.. ]

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Members News: April/May 2015

Featuring news about Evarist Giné and Gopinath Kallianpur

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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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Members News: March 2015

Featuring news about Emery Brown, Richard Samworth, David Spiegelhalter

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Peter Bickel honored by ETH

Peter Bickel received a Doctor honoris causa from ETH Zurich on November 22, 2014. The translation (from German) of the laudatio reads “…for fundamental contributions in semiparametric, robust and high-dimensional [ More.. ]

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RIP: Steven F Arnold, Eugene Dynkin, Moshe Shaked, Henry Teicher and Marvin Zelen

We are saddened to bring news that five of our community have passed away recently. We do not yet have full details, but obituaries will appear for these colleagues in [ More.. ]

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Members News: December 2014

Featuring news about Trevor Hastie, David Anderson, Kathryn Chaloner; Raymond J. Carroll, Frank E. Harrell Jr., Arnab Maity, Christopher S. McMahan, Sastry G. Pantula, Madan L. Puri, and Joshua M. Tebbs

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IMS Members receive ASA awards

Sastry Pantula receives ASA Founders’ Award The American Statistical Association (ASA) presented Sastry G. Pantula, Oregon State University, with its prestigious Founders Award, along with James Cochran and Christine Franklin, [ More.. ]

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US National Medals of Science

Peter Bickel writes: Of the nine National Medals of Science awarded by President Obama this year, three were in what I view, ecumenically, as the mathematical, information and data sciences. [ More.. ]

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Members News: October/November 2014

Featuring news about Mike West, Fabrizio Ruggeri, Terry Speed, Simon Tavaré

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New Editors for IMS Journals

Several IMS core and co-sponsored journals have new editors, whose three-year terms start January 1, 2015. Maria Eulalia Vares will be the new editor of the Annals of Probability, taking [ More.. ]

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COPSS Awards at JSM

Members of the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) are pleased to announce the 2014 awards, which were presented to the winners at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Boston, [ More.. ]

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