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NISS and Duke are looking at ways to improve how federal statistical (“FedStats”) agencies disseminate data to the public and to researchers.

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Chicago traffic signal

The Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) implemented NISS-developed strategies for operation of traffic signals on the near North side of Chicago.

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The following was written by David Banks, Professor of Statistics at Duke University and member of the NISS Board of Trustees. Survey science is a lot like global warming. We all realize that we are watching a slow-motion disaster, but very little is being done to manage the consequences. The... more
Jerome Sacks Award plaque
Nominations are being sought for the 2016 Jerome Sacks Award for Outstanding Cross-Disciplinary Research. The prize recognizes sustained, high-quality, cross-disciplinary research involving the statistical sciences. An award of $1,000 will be presented during the NISS/SAMSI reception at JSM in... more
NISS Board of Trustees member wrote an article for Huffington Post about the Powerball Jackpot. Here is a link to the article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ronald-l-wasserstein/if-winning-the-powerball-_b_8961606.html
Georgetown University, Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Biomathematics
The Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Biomathematics is an academic department within the Georgetown University...
Merck Research Laboratories
Merck has a long history of discovering and developing medicines and vaccines that help to improve or save lives. They pursue...
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) collects, analyzes, and disseminates independent and impartial energy...