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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.. ]


NSF Support for Research in Statistical Sciences: IMS report

The IMS and other professional societies were asked last year, by the US National Science Foundation’s Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences, for input in response to five questions, which [ More.. ]


Statistics grad student killed in Boston marathon explosion

Lu Lingzi has been named as the third victim in the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15, 2013. She was a graduate student in Boston University’s Department of Mathematics and [ More.. ]


2013: International Year of Statistics

IMS President Hans Künsch writes: 2013 is a special year for IMS since we celebrate not only the International Year of Statistics, but also the special year for Mathematics of [ More.. ]


US National Science Foundation support for research in the statistical sciences

Last year the Director of the Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS) at the US National Science Foundation (NSF), Dr. Sastry Pantula, proposed changing the division’s name to the Division of [ More.. ]



SAMSI Director on Board on Environment Change and Society for National Research Council Report Issued on Climate and Social Stress: Implications for Security Analysis Richard Smith, Director of the Statistical [ More.. ]


Mentoring opportunities

Web-based mentoring for students in statistics at Universities in developing countries Would you like to mentor a PhD or masters student in a developing country from a distance, over the [ More.. ]


SAMSI Renewed for Another Five Years by NSF

The Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) has been renewed by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for five years. This is the second renewal the grant has received by [ More.. ]



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