Bernoulli Society New Researcher Award 2019 winners announced

The Bernoulli Society New Researcher Award recognizes innovative research by new researchers. Among the 34 applications for the award, many of which were very strong, three IMS members have been [ More.. ]

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Nominate an IMS Blackwell or Medallion lecturer

The IMS Committee on Special Lectures is accepting nominations for IMS Named and Medallion Lectures. The following lectures are available for nomination in 2018: • The 2020 Blackwell Lecturer • [ More.. ]

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Jun 27, 2018

IMS adopts Fairness and Diversity Guidelines

IMS Council recently adopted these guidelines for awards committee members.   Ensuring fairness and diversity: Guidelines for IMS Awards Committees The term ‘award’ is taken to include all IMS Awards [ More.. ]

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Global Survey examines gender gap

The International Council for Science (ICSU) is partnering with 11 scientific groups, including the International Mathematical Union (IMU) and the International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM), to examine [ More.. ]

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Raising Funds for an IMS Peter Hall Early Career Prize

As previously announced, IMS is seeking contributions to the IMS Peter Hall Early Career Prize fund. If you would like to donate in memory of Peter, there are three ways: 1. [ More.. ]

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Donors to IMS Funds: thank you all!

The IMS has 10 funds that are open to contributions, detailed below. We would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for contributing to the IMS. If you would [ More.. ]

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Jun 27, 2018

XL-Files: BFF and BGF for IMS

Xiao-Li Meng writes: BFF again? Yes, and this time it is for Best Friends Forever, not another Bayesian, Fiducial and Frequentist workshop – for that you need to wait until [ More.. ]

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Jun 27, 2018

Remembering P.K. Bhattacharya

George Roussas writes in memory of his colleague: Joining in the celebration of the life and achievements of PK Bhattacharya [see his obituary], I wish to scribe a few words [ More.. ]

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Jun 27, 2018

Obituary: P.K. Bhattacharya, 1930–2018

Prodyot Kumar Bhattacharya passed away March 9, 2018, at his home in Davis, California. He was professor emeritus at the University of California at Davis and contributed to the field [ More.. ]

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Jun 27, 2018

Obituary: George Cave, 1947–2018

Dr. George Edward Cave of West New York, son of the late George Thomas Cave and the late Leatha Willa Cave, née Shelton, passed away at age 71 on April [ More.. ]

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Solution to Student Puzzle 20

Congratulations to Mirza Uzair Baig [pictured below], at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, who wrote an excellent solution to the problem. Note that the statistic Tn may be represented [ More.. ]

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Student Puzzle Corner 21

Deadline: September 7, 2018 Here’s Anirban DasGupta’s latest puzzle, probability this time: This problem is a comparatively simple one. You can get a reasonable idea of the answers to the [ More.. ]

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Jun 27, 2018

MATRIX Call for Programs

MATRIX is an international research institute that hosts research programs where world-leading researchers in the mathematical sciences come together to collaborate in an intellectual stimulating environment. MATRIX is situated in [ More.. ]

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Join us in Vilnius!

The Organizing Committee Co-chairs, Erwin Bolthausen and Remigijus Leipus, for the 2018 IMS Annual Meeting on Probability and Statistics and 12th International Vilnius Conference on Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics, [ More.. ]

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2018 Carver Award winner announced

The 2018 Carver Medal is awarded to Byeong Uk Park, for his efforts and dedication in heading the local organizing committee of the inaugural Asian Pacific Rim Meeting (IMS-APRM) in [ More.. ]

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