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The International Council for Science (ICSU) is partnering with 11 scientific groups, including the International Mathematical Union (IMU) and the International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM), to examine and reduce the gap between men and women in mathematical, computing, and natural sciences. A crucial component of this Gender…

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Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay, the Director of the Indian Statistical Institute, has been awarded the 2017 Infosys Science Foundation prize and the 2017 TWAS prize in engineering sciences for the impact of her work in the field of computer and engineering sciences. The Infosys award is given annually to recognize the best…

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The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has released two new publications: Guidelines on Measuring Trust and Guidelines on Measuring the Quality of the Work Environment. Trust, at the interpersonal and institutional level, is a key ingredient of growth, societal well-being and governance. To improve existing measures of…

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The Bernoulli Society welcomes submissions to the New Researcher Award. Each awardee will deliver a 30-minute talk during the ISI World Congress in Malaysia in 2019 (August 18–23, 2019, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), and will receive funding of up to 1000€ (roughly US$1150) to offset their travel and other expenses.…

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Nancy Reid writes: CANSSI is now in its third year of funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, and busy building for the future. The scientific flagship program continues to be the suite of Collaborative Research Team (CRT) projects, designed to build sustainable collaborations between statisticians and scientists.…

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