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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, write: We are pleased to announce that 2018 IMS Annual Meeting will be held in conjunction with the 12th Vilnius…

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We introduce the Le Cam lecturer, Ruth Williams, and the Neyman lecturer, Peter Bühlmann, along with the rest of this year’s Medallion Lecturers: Anthony Davison, Anna De Masi, Svante Janson and Sonia Petrone. Anthony’s lecture will be at JSM in Vancouver (July 28–August 2), Anna’s at the Stochastic Processes and…

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The National Institute of Statistical Science (NISS) will hold a writing workshop for junior researchers in statistics and data science, over two sessions at JSM Vancouver. The goal of the workshop is to provide instruction for writing journal articles and grant proposals. Participants will be required to provide a recent…

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We are pleased to announce the eleven winners of the new IMS Hannan Graduate Student Travel Awards, who will be using their awards to travel to present a paper or a poster at five different IMS sponsored or co-sponsored meetings over the next 12 months. Prakash Chakraborty, Purdue University,…

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The Institute of Mathematical Statistics has selected Philip A. Ernst as the winner of this year’s Tweedie New Researcher Award. Dr. Ernst received his PhD in 2014 from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is now an Assistant Professor of Statistics at Rice University: http://www.stat.rice.edu/~pe6/. Philip’s…

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