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Attention students! The prudsys Data Mining Cup kicks off for the 17th year in the spring of 2016. Starting on 6 April 2016, international student teams will put their skills to the test competing in a practical task about intelligent data analysis. Cash prizes and recognition await the winners at…

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Over 50 organizations, including the IMS, marked World Statistics Day (20th of October) with a statement urging that global development must no longer be hampered by a lack of the most basic data about the social and economic circumstances in which people live. In September, at the United Nations General…

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Workshop series kick-starts operations of new UK Data Science Institute The new UK national data science institute has opened its doors for business. The Alan Turing Institute was established in response to a letter by Sir Mark Walport to the UK prime minister outlining the need for a national institute.…

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Alexei Borodin awarded 2015 Loève Prize The 2015 Line and Michel Loève International Prize in Probability has been awarded to Alexei Borodin of MIT. The prize, which carries a monetary award of $30,000, will be presented at a ceremony in Berkeley to be held in November 2015. Alexei Borodin received…

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Nomination deadline: October 15, 2015 The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) established the Noether Lecture to honor women who have made fundamental and sustained contributions to the mathematical sciences. These one-hour expository lectures are presented at the Joint Mathematics Meetings each January. Emmy Noether was one of the great…

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