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Effective mentor-to-mentee relationships was the theme for the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) panel discussion at the 2016 Women in Statistics and Data Science (WSDS) conference hosted by the American Statistical Association (ASA). Three current and past NISS postdoctoral fellows... more
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Affiliates Luncheon – Sunday, 30 July, 11a.m. - 2 p.m. NISS Reception – Monday, 31 July, 6-8 p.m. NISS EXPO Booth – Go to #104 to see what is new NISS Spreads Its Wings, the theme for NISS activities in 2017-2018 will be launched at the Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) Conference, in Baltimore... more
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This is the report of the Technical Expert Panel (TEP) convened by the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) on behalf of the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) to evaluate the quality and utility of the Teacher Compensation Survey (TCS). This report from this... more
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The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) charged NISS with convening a panel of technical experts to review NCES progress and to consider the challenges and priorities for the future. This report from this distinguished panel is available here.    
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Stephen E. Fienberg, 74, passed away on December 14, 2016. Steve was a remarkable statistician whose impact was extraordinary in the space where data, statistical theory, and social, scientific and policy problems touch.  He saw statistics as a tool to bring clarity to thinkers, researchers... more
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Prominent British statistician Sir David Cox has been named the inaugural recipient of the International Prize in Statistics. Like the acclaimed Fields Medal, Abel Prize, Turing Award and Nobel Prize, the International Prize in Statistics is considered the highest honor in its field. It will... more
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ALEXANDRIA, VA (November 14, 2016) – More and more public and private sector employers are adding statisticians and data analysts to their ranks but are having a difficult time finding qualified candidates, according to a new national survey released today by the Society for Human Resource... more
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It is with a heavy heart that we announce that Larry Cox, former NISS Assistant Director, passed away June 1 after a prolonged illness. Larry was one of the pioneers of statistical disclosure control, especially for tabular data protection. He worked at the Center for Disease Control for many years... more
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Congratulations to NISS Board member Rebecca Doerge who will become the new dean of the Mellon College of Science at Carnegie Mellon University, effective Aug. 1. Doerge also will hold joint faculty appointments in the Department of Biological Sciences in the Mellon College of Science and the... more
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Research Fellow Enis Dogan has developed some presentations for the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) that highlights the research NISS has conducted recently. See the presentations attached here.

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