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Vladimir Dragalin (Janssen), QiQi Deng (Boehringer-Ingelheim) and Scott Berry (Berry Consultants) were the presenters for a balanced view of the benefits and ongoing issues of concern related to adaptive designs to an audience of over 200. Adaptive... more
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Being an independent partner is essential for statisticians working within one of the thirteen principle government statistical agencies.  This was one of the remarks that Wendy Martinez, (Director of the Mathematical Statistics Research Center, Office of Survey Methods... more
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The National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) has a mission to promote collaborations across different disciplines. As a means of fulfilling this mission, on September 26, 2019, NISS sponsored its first virtual career fair, featuring career opportunities at Google,... more
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NISS Targets Training for Government Affiliates Statisticians from the Washington, DC area got together at the Bureau of Labor Statistics conference and training center November 25 and 26 for the popular R & Spark course.  Once again presented in a two-day workshop, this time with... more
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On November 19, 2019 about 400 attendees dialed in to hear from three speakers assembled by NISS to provide insight into their personal thoughts regarding next steps for how to recoup what utility is left from the well-known, perhaps little understood and decidedly mis-used measurement, the... more
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Virtual meet-ups take advantage of the latest video conferencing technologies.  No travel disruptions to schedule and no finding a place and trying to figure out where to put everybody! Meet-ups are a wonderful way to gather together a panel of speakers to examine a... more
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Strong Interest in Math Started Early My parents always told me that when I grow up, I should give back to the society.  In high school I was very interested in numbers and formula and math was the one subject I was very good at!  As a result, at Nankai University, one of the top... more
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On October 31st, 2019 NISS Academic Affiliates committee hosted a webinar geared primarily towards faculty researchers who are in the process of or have been thinking about writing a grant. Grants provide you with the opportunity to extend your line of research, collaborate with... more
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Each year the Bernoulli Society identifies from its members those who are active researchers of mathematical statistics. The main goal of the New Researcher Award is to recognize innovative research by new researchers.  This year, Dr. Lingzhou Xue, Assistant Director of NISS,... more
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NISS Research Associate Lu Chen along with National Agriculture Statistic Services (NASS) colleague Irwin Anolik entered the U.S. Department of Agriculture's AgCensus Visualization Challenge an opportunity to explore AgCensus Data and create interactive visualizations. There were seventeen... more

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