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The NISS Graduate Student Network and the NISS Academic Affiliates organized a special event about internship opportunities for graduate students.  This event took place on Wednesday, Novermber 16 from noon to 2 pm and over 150 individuals logged into this free session! Panelists from... more
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For those on the job market or even anyone in the middle of a career these career fairs are a unique and knowledgeable window into the positions that become available in a variety of professional settings for statisticians.  This session focuses on professorial positions at academic... more
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On November 1, 2022 the NISS hosted an Ingram Olkin event featuring a very interesting preliminary look at the upcoming Ingram Olkin Forum on the topic of Privacy and Confidentiality that is planned for early in the new year - January 12 and 13, 2023.  As a preliminary event it is... more
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The National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) and Merck sponsored a NISS/Merck Meetup on Interpretable/Explainable Machine Learning on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 from 11:30am-1:00pm ET. Interpretable/explainable Machine Learning (ML) is an emerging field to address the black-box... more
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Each year at JSM NISS Affiliates gather together for a luncheon.  Oftentimes there is a set of speakers that are asked to talk on a topic of current interest or concern and each year just getting a chance to get together to reconnect, converse, plan and get to know new people is always... more
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The NISS Graduate Student Network held its own reception at JSM this year and it is certain to become an annual event!   The overall goal of the NISS Graduate Student Network is to create connections among graduate students from different academic institutions within the NISS Affiliates... more
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NISS's Writing Workshop for Junior Researchers has been held in conjunction with JSM for nearly two decades and it continues to provide valuable insights, enriching mentoring experiences and networking opportunities with some of the most talented and experienced statisticians in the field. In... more
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We are pleased to announce an updated submission deadline for the call for manuscripts for a special issue of Statistics in Biopharmaceutical Research (SBR), an official journal of the American Statistical Association, motivated by the 2021 Workshop of the NISS Ingram Olkin Forum on... more
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We're Back!  Woohoo! The American Statistical Association once again is offering a live component to its annual Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) and given the fact that Washington, D.C. is of NISS's headquarter locations, you bet NISS is involved!  Here is a run down of events at... more
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NISS hosted another Virtual Career Fair on Wednesday, June 15, 2022! This career fair brought together statisticians from the pharmaceutical industry to share their advice with prospective applicants and provided current opportunities for statisticians/data scientists from three companies in the... more

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