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Fifty eminent scientists have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society, the independent scientific academy of the UK and the Commonwealth, dedicated to promoting excellence in science. Fellows are elected for their exceptional contributions to science. Among them are two IMS Fellows, Philip Dawid and Nancy Reid. Philip Dawid,…

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We are pleased to announce the 2018 Fellows who have been elected for demonstrating distinction in research in statistics or probability. They are: Alexander Aue, Professor, University of California, Davis: For significant contributions to time series, and structural break analysis; for dedicated professional service and mentoring. Sourav Chatterjee, Professor of…

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The Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) presents awards annually to honor statisticians who have made outstanding contributions to the profession of statistics. Bin Yu has been selected as the 2018 recipient for the Elizabeth L. Scott Award, which is presented biennially (even-numbered years) to an individual, male…

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The UK Royal Statistical Society has announced its 2018 awards recipients. Among them are three IMS members: Peter Bühlmann (Guy Medal in Silver), Peng Ding (Guy Medal in Bronze), and Peter Diggle (Barnett Award). The other RSS awards went to: Nicky Best (Bradford Hill Medal), Idris Eckley (Greenfield Industrial Medal),…

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The National Institute of Statistical Sciences Jerome Sacks Award recognizes sustained, high-quality, cross-disciplinary research involving the statistical and data sciences. Last year’s award recipient, Jun S. Liu, Harvard University, was recognized for his groundbreaking research contributions at the interface of statistics and biology. He will speak at an invited session

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