Call For Nominations: Rao Prize

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


New Researchers at JSM

If you’re attending JSM in Chicago, come and meet other early-career researchers at the IMS New Researchers Group Mixer. It’s on Monday, August 1, 2016 from 6:30–8:00 pm in the [ More.. ]


Profile: Larry Wasserman

As we reported in the last issue, Larry Wasserman was among five IMS Fellows recently elected to the US National Academy of Sciences. We’ll be writing about them them in [ More.. ]


Preview of Wald lectures: Sara van de Geer

Sara van de Geer is Professor of Statistics in the Department of Mathematics, ETH Zürich. Her work focuses on mathematical statistics, for example, theory for M-estimators in high/infinite dimensions, adaptation [ More.. ]


Rietz lecture preview: Bin Yu

Bin Yu is Chancellor’s Professor in the Departments of Statistics and of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at the University of California at Berkeley. Her current research interests focus on [ More.. ]


Medallion lecture preview: Nanny Wermuth

Nanny Wermuth is professor emerita at the Division of Mathematical Statistics, Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden, and affiliated professor at the Medical School of the Gutenberg University in [ More.. ]


Medallion lecture preview: Vanessa Didelez

Vanessa Didelez has just moved to Germany from the University of Bristol, UK, to be Professor of Statistics and Causal Inference at the Leibniz Institute, University of Bremen. Her research [ More.. ]


Medallion lecture summary: Peter Diggle

Peter Diggle gave this Medallion Lecture at the ENAR meeting in March 2016. Peter began his academic career in 1974 as Lecturer in Statistics at the University of Newcastle upon [ More.. ]


New IMS Monographs book by Efron and Hastie

We are pleased to introduce the latest in the popular IMS Monographs series, published in a cooperative arrangement with Cambridge University Press. Computer Age Statistical Inference: Algorithms, Evidence, and Data [ More.. ]


Project Euclid News

Two Open Access Probability Journals Join Project Euclid We are excited to announce that both the Electronic Journal of Probability and Electronic Communications in Probability are now available in Project [ More.. ]


Vlada’s Point: Peer Review II — An Idea

Contributing Editor Vlada Limic has been thinking about ways in which the peer review process could be improved. She writes: A young postdoc enters a renowned senior professor’s office one [ More.. ]


Treasurer’s Report 2015

Jean Opsomer, IMS Treasurer, writes: This report details membership and subscription data for calendar year end 2015. The 2015 fiscal year end audit report will be published separately in the [ More.. ]


World Congress in Toronto

Registration is now open for the 9th World Congress in Probability and Statistics, to be hosted by the Fields Institute in Toronto, from July 11–15, 2016. IMS members benefit from [ More.. ]


US National Academy of Sciences elects Members, Foreign Associates

The US National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has announced the 2016 election of 84 new members and 21 foreign associates from 14 countries in recognition of their distinguished and continuing [ More.. ]


Krzysztof Burdzy receives 2016 IMS Carver medal

Krzysztof (Chris) Burdzy, Professor of Mathematics and Adjunct Professor of Statistics at the University of Washington, USA, has been named the 2016 IMS Carver Medalist. Chris receives the award for [ More.. ]



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