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An editorial was published in Forbes Magazine January 8, 2014 by Henry I. Miller and S. Stanley Young about the current state of science methodology.
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An article in Forbes Magazine talks about how fine particle air pollution may not be linked to mortality. Dr. S. Stanley Young and Dr. Jessie Xia of NISS' article, "Assessing geographic heterogeneity and variable importance in an air pollution data set" from Statistical Analysis and Data Mining are... more
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Making the transition between graduate school and a new career can be daunting. Academia guides people each step of the way, checking a person’s work and telling them what to do and how to think about a particular topic, but life outside of the classroom is different. Read more here about George... more
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Sally Morton and Thomas Gerig received the 2013 NISS Distinguished Service Awards, which were presented by Alan Karr, Director of the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) on August 5, 2013. The awards were given at the NISS/SAMSI (Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute... more
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Kenneth P Burnham was selected as the 2013 Jerome Sacks Award for Cross-Disciplinary Research. The award was announced at the 2013 Joint Statistical Meetings in Montreal, Canada. The annual award, named in honor of Jerome (Jerry) Sacks, the founding director of NISS, was established in 2000 to... more
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S. Stanley Young, Assistant Director of Bioinformatics for the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS), and Jessie Q. Xia, former NISS postdoctoral fellow, report on the re-analysis of a data set used in a 2009 New England Journal of Medicine paper by C. Arden Pope, III, and co-authors.... more
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Dr. Stan Young, Assistant Director for Bioinformatics at the National Institute of Statistical Sciences, was quoted in an article in Forbes magazine, "BPA and Breast Cancer: When Academics Spin Statistics." Read the article here.
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Stanley Young, assistant director of bioinformatics at the National Institute of Statistical Sciences, was recently quoted in an article, "Does diet soda actually make you gain weight?" appearing in The Week talking about some of the problems that may arise using observational studies. Read the... more
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The National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) named Mary Batcher, Ernst & Young, and Robert Rodriguez from SAS Institute to the Board of Trustees for three-year terms beginning July 1, 2013. Karen Kafadar, Indiana University and Fritz Scheuren, NORC at the University of Chicago, were... more
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December 13, 2012, Washington D.C - Nell Sedransk, Associate Director of the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS), has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Also elected were two members of the NISS Board of Trustees: Karen Kafadar,... more

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