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The Statistical Society of Canada (SSC) awarded several of its awards this year to IMS members: The SSC Gold Medalist 2019 is Bruno N. Rémillard, HEC Montreal. This prestigious award is bestowed upon a person who has made outstanding contributions to statistics, or to probability, either to mathematical developments or…

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The 2019 Ethel Newbold Prize is awarded to Mathias Drton (U Washington, TU Munich). The prize is awarded every two years to an outstanding statistical scientist in early or mid-career for a body of work that represents excellence in research in mathematical statistics, and/or excellence in research that links developments…

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The Bernoulli Society’s 2018–19 New Researcher Awards were awarded to IMS members Po-Ling Loh, University of Wisconsin–Madison; Gongjun Xu, University of Michigan; and Lingzhou Xue, Penn State University. Among the Honorable Mentions was Quentin Berthet, University of Cambridge, UK.…

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New IMS President Susan Murphy was interviewed at the International Statistical Institute’s 62nd World Statistics Congress, which was held in Kuala Lumpur in August. You can watch her talking with Anne Edwards in the WebTV section of the ISI2019 website, at https://www.isi2019.org/isi-wsc-2019-webtv/ Also interviewed were the Presidents — all women…

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  Award announced at the Stochastic Processes and their Applications meeting (see the report here) The 2019 Line and Michel Loève International Prize in Probability is awarded to Allan Sly of Princeton University. The prize, which carries a monetary award of $30,000, will be presented at a ceremony at…

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