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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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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IMS President requests your input (by Nov 30)

I am writing concerning an important matter that is likely to be of particular interest to our US-based membership, and that may also be of interest to other IMS members. [ More.. ]

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COPSS Awards

In the last issue, we reported on the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) awards, presented at its annual ceremony at JSM in Miami Beach on August 3 by [ More.. ]

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Project Euclid Receives 2011 PAM Division Award

Project Euclid—the premier platform and information community for mathematics and statistics resources from independent publishers—received the 2011 Division Award from the Physics-Astronomy-Mathematics (PAM) Division of the Special Libraries Association. Given [ More.. ]

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