Please visit https://community.amstat.org/copss/home for details of eligibility and nomination requirements for all these awards. Please send your nomination, preferably by email in PDF format, to the committee chair for each award. The deadline for all these nominations is December 15, 2020.
COPSS Presidents’ Award
The Presidents’ Award is presented annually to a young member of one of the participating societies of COPSS in recognition of outstanding contributions to the statistics profession. It is typically granted to an individual who either (i) has not yet reached his or her 41st birthday during the calendar year of the award or (ii) will be under age 46 throughout the award calendar year and will have received a terminal statistically-related degree no more than 12 years prior to that year (see COPSS website for more details on eligibility criteria).
Send nominations to Paul Gustafson, Chair, COPSS Presidents’ Award Committee, and Professor, Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia e firstname.lastname@example.org
Distinguished Achievement Award and Lectureship
The Distinguished Achievement Award and Lectureship is given yearly to an individual in recognition of outstanding contributions to statistical methods that have had significant impact on scientific investigations. This award was formerly known as the RA Fisher Lectureship award from 1963–2019. The 2021 award winner will deliver the lecture at the JSM in Seattle.
Send nominations to Daniela Witten, Chair, COPSS Distinguished Achievement Award and Lectureship Committee, and Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington e email@example.com
F.N. David Award and Lectureship
The F.N. David Award and Lectureship are presented biennially (odd-numbered years) to a female statistician who serves as a role model to other women by her contributions to the profession through excellence in research, the leadership of multidisciplinary collaborative groups, statistics education, or service to the professional societies. The 2021 award winner will deliver the F.N. David Lecture at the JSM in Seattle.
Send nominations to Nancy M. Gordon, Chair, COPSS FN David Lecture and Award Committee, and Retired Associate Director for Innovation, US Census Bureau e firstname.lastname@example.org
George W. Snedecor Award
The George W. Snedecor Award is presented biennially (odd-numbered years) to honor an individual who has been instrumental in the development of statistical theory in biometry and with a noteworthy publication in biometry within three years of the date of the award.
Send nominations to Kerrie Mengersen, Chair, COPSS GW Snedecor Award Committee, and Professor of Statistics, Queensland University of Technology e email@example.com
There’s also a NEW award from COPSS this year: Nominate for COPSS Leadership Academy Award