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June/July 2012 Bulletin online now

The PDF version of the June/July 2012 IMS Bulletin is online now: click this link to download the complete PDF.


Proposals and nominations

Call for Proposals for SAMSI Summer Programs and Workshops; Call for Nominations for NISS 2012 Jerome Sacks Award


Statistical Issues in Assessing Hospital Performance

COPSS-CMS white paper released The white paper “Statistical Issues in Assessing Hospital Performance” has been released. The paper was commissioned by the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies at the [ More.. ]


COPSS Fisher Lecturer: Roderick Little

Roderick Little to deliver Fisher Lecture: “In Praise of Simplicity, Not Mathematistry! Ten Simple, Powerful Ideas for the Statistical Scientist” John D. Kalbfleisch, and Ross L. Prentice, Chair of the [ More.. ]


Awards: nominate or apply now

AWM Humphreys Award Deadline: April 30, 2012 The Executive Committee of the Association for Women in Mathematics has established a prize in memory of M. Gweneth Humphreys to recognize outstanding [ More.. ]


Spiegelman Award call for nominations

The Statistics Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA) invites nominations for the 2012 Mortimer Spiegelman Award honoring a statistician, 40 years of age or younger, who has made [ More.. ]


SAMSI partners with Indian institutes

The Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) has teamed up with the Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics (ICERM) and several institutes in India (CMI, IISc,ISI, IMSC) [ More.. ]


ISOSS meeting, new President

The 11th biennial Islamic Countries Conference on Statistical Sciences (ICCS-11) has elected Professor Ali S. Hadi of The American University of Cairo (AUC), Egypt as the new President of the [ More.. ]


Indian Statistical Association and JISA

Hira L. Koul, President of the Indian Statistical Association, writes: The Indian Statistical Association was established in 1960 at Bombay (now Mumbai). The late Professor M.C. Chakrabarty, the founding Head [ More.. ]


Museum of Mathematics open to ideas

When we heard about the new Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) that is being built in New York, a museum that bills itself as “an exciting project that will change the [ More.. ]


IMU seeks feedback on journal ranking system

We would like to bring the following message to the attention of IMS members as it may be of interest, especially in view of Peter Hall’s Presidential Address at JSM [ More.. ]


Myrto Lefkopoulou Distinguished Lecture at Harvard School of Public Health

The annual Myrto Lefkopoulou Distinguished Lecture is named in memory of a former faculty member in Harvard’s Department of Biostatistics who died of cancer in 1992, aged 34. Each year [ More.. ]


Loève Prize

The 2011 Line and Michel Loève International Prize in Probability is awarded to Scott Sheffield of M.I.T. The prize, which carries a monetary award of $30,000, will be presented at [ More.. ]


Eugene Dynkin interviews available online

Cornell Library digitizes historic collection of Eugene Dynkin interviews Cornell University Library has acquired a collection of interviews of mathematicians conducted over many years by Eugene Dynkin, Cornell’s Emeritus A. [ More.. ]


Mathematics of Planet Earth competition

Competition for an Open Source Exhibition of Virtual Models The IMS is a partner in the following competition as part of the world initiative Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013 (MPE2013). [ More.. ]



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