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Marie Davidian elected ASA President-elect

Marie Davidian, North Carolina State University, has been voted the next President-elect of the American Statistical Association. She will serve as ASA President during 2012. IMS Fellow Marie Davidian is [ More.. ]

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Jon Wellner receives Humboldt Research Award

Jon A. Wellner, University of Washington, USA, has been elected the recipient of a Humboldt Research Award. He was nominated for this prestigious award by Prof. Tilmann Gneiting, University of [ More.. ]

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Don Rubin honorary doctorate from University of Bamberg, Germany

Donald B. Rubin, John L. Loeb Professor of Statistics at Harvard University, has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the Faculty of Social Sciences and Economics at Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg, Germany. [ More.. ]

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Royal Society elects Steffen Lauritzen and Simon Tavaré

The UK’s Royal Society is a fellowship of the world’s most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence. Fellows are elected for life through a peer [ More.. ]

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Laha Travel Awards

Thanks to a generous bequest by the late Professor Radha Govind Laha, IMS established the Laha Awards to provide funds for travel to present a paper at the IMS Annual [ More.. ]

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IMS announces new Fellows

The IMS Committee on Fellows has selected 18 new IMS Fellows this year. They will be presented at JSM in Miami, at the IMS Presidential Address on Monday, August 1, [ More.. ]

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Guggenheim Fellowship

In its 2011 competition for the US and Canada, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded 180 Fellowships to artists, scientists, and scholars, chosen from some 3,000 applicants. Only [ More.. ]

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US National Academy of Sciences elects members

The US National Academy of Sciences has announced the election of 72 new members and 18 foreign associates from 15 countries, in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Among [ More.. ]

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American Academy of Arts and Sciences elects Members

Some of the world’s most accomplished leaders from academia, business, public affairs, the humanities, and the arts have been elected members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Among [ More.. ]

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2011 Harry C Carver Medal

The 2011 IMS Carver Medal is awarded to Professor Ross Leadbetter, Department of Statistics and Operations Research, University of North Carolina. The citation reads, “For his contributions to the success [ More.. ]

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World-class speakers for World Congress

An impressive lineup of plenary speakers has been selected for next year’s IMS Annual Meeting, the eighth World Congress in Probability and Statistics, which will be held in Istanbul, Turkey, [ More.. ]

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