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Teaching a short course in Rwanda

Jean Opsomer writes: In January 2014, Statistics Without Borders (SWB) emailed its members about a request from the Rwanda Biomedical Center. There was a need for training in survey data [ More.. ]


Statistics in Action: A Canadian Outlook, published by SSC

Announcing Statistics in Action: A Canadian Outlook published by SSC – in Celebration of the International Year of Statistics Jerry Lawless writes: In early 2013 the Statistical Society of Canada [ More.. ]


NSF funding opportunity

Xiaoming Huo, Program Director for Statistics, Computational and Data-enabled Science & Engineering at NSF, writes: CDS&E-MSS (Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences) is a relatively [ More.. ]


COPSS publishes 50th anniversary volume

COPSS 50th Anniversary Volume: Past, Present and Future of Statistical Science Co-editors: Xihong Lin, Christian Genest, David Banks, Geert Molenberghs, David Scott, and Jane-Ling Wang This book entitled Past, Present [ More.. ]


Calls for Nominations: April 2014

C.R. and Bhargavi Rao Prize The C.R. and Bhargavi Rao Prize was established to honor and recognize outstanding and influential innovations in the theory and practice of mathematical statistics, international [ More.. ]


University of Tampere releases newly rediscovered conference videos

The University of Tampere (in Tampere, Finland) hosted two conferences in statistics (and related matrix theory) in 1987 and 1990. The videos of these conferences have now been published on [ More.. ]


Project Euclid launches new website

One of the key benefits of IMS membership is free electronic access to all IMS journals, via Project Euclid. David Ruddy, Director of Scholarly Communications Services at Cornell University Library, [ More.. ]


Mathematics of Planet Earth: beyond 2013

“Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013” (MPE2013)—the year-long program created to encourage research on a range of topics related to Planet Earth—has been active for almost a year and will transition [ More.. ]


Math Alliance: A new model for inclusion and diversity

Professor Kathryn Chaloner is Head of the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Iowa, and leads the Alliance Statistics Initiative of the US National Alliance for Doctoral Studies in [ More.. ]


Travel grants for women mathematicians

Association for Women in Mathematics offers Travel Grants The next deadline for the AWM/NSF Travel Grant is October 1, 2013. The Association for Women in Mathematics travel program supports these [ More.. ]


NSF support for the statistical sciences: latest

Earlier this year, we collected input from IMS members for a subcommittee to examine the current structure of support for the statistical sciences within the US National Science Foundation (NSF) [ More.. ]


Other news

Travel Grants for ICM 2014, Seoul, Korea, August 13–21, 2014 The American Mathematical Society has applied to the National Science Foundation (NSF) for funds to permit partial travel support for [ More.. ]


INGenIOuS Idea

INGenIOuS: Strategies for advancing the mathematics and statistics workforce Deb Nolan writes: The Institute of Mathematical Statistics has joined the INGenIOuS community (Investing in the Next Generation through Innovative and [ More.. ]


Call for Nominations for Sacks Award

Deadline June 15, 2013 Nominations are sought for the 2013 National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) Jerome Sacks Award for Outstanding Cross-Disciplinary Research. The prize recognizes sustained, high-quality cross-disciplinary research [ More.. ]


Foundation for Open Access Statistics

The Foundation for Open Access Statistics (FOAS) is a nonprofit public benefit corporation registered in California. We have applied for federal tax-exempt status under Internal Revenue Section 501(c)(3). FOAS has [ More.. ]



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