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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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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Paul Joyce: 1958–2016

We are deeply saddened to announce that IMS member Paul Joyce, professor of mathematics and Dean of the College of Science at the University of Idaho, was killed in a [ More.. ]

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Statistics on the radio

IMS Fellow Robert Kass featured in a radio interview with radio station WRSI, Where Statistics and Big Data and Your Brain Meet. In the interview, Rob Kass of Carnegie Mellon [ More.. ]

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May 25, 2016

Current Index to Statistics wants your input

Are you a user of the Current Index to Statistics? Interested in helping shape its future? We are looking for a few members of the Current Index to Statistics Management [ More.. ]

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Call for nominations: First International Prize in Statistics

Nominations are open for the first International Prize in Statistics, to be awarded at the ISI World Statistics Congress in Marrakech in July, 2017. The purpose of the Prize is [ More.. ]

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Call for nominations: IMS Special Lectures

The IMS Committee on Special Lectures is accepting nominations for IMS Named and Medallion Lectures. The following lectures are available for nomination in 2016. • 2018 Wald Lecturer • 2018 [ More.. ]

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May 25, 2016

Obituary: Ingram Olkin, 1924–2016

Ingram Olkin (Photo by Ed Souza) Ingram Olkin, professor emeritus of statistics and education at Stanford University, died at home in Palo Alto on April 28 at the age of [ More.. ]

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May 25, 2016

Obituary: Paul Herzberg, 1936–2015

Professor Paul A. Herzberg, a long-time faculty member in the Psychology Department at York University in Toronto, died on December 2, 2015 at age 79. Paul joined York University in [ More.. ]

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