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The National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) has presented the 2012 Jerome Sacks Award for Cross-Disciplinary Research to Dr. William Q. Meeker, Iowa State University. Susan Ellenberg, chair of the Board of Trustees, announced the award at the 2012 Joint Statistical Meetings in San Diego,... more
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James Landwehr and Linda Young are this year's recipients of the Distinguished Service Awards from the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS). The awards were presented by NISS director Alan Karr at the NISS/SAMSI reception at the 2012 Joint Statistical Meetings in San Diego, California... more
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Yili Hong, Assistant Professor at the Department of Statistics, Virginia Tech, received this year’s Young Statisticians in Business and Industry (y-BIS) Award. The award recognizes the best paper, based on both content and delivery, presented by an early career researcher at the International... more
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Analytical Trend Troubles Scientists - Wall Street Journal, May 3, 2012S. Stanley Young, Associate Director of Bioinformatics at NISS, was quoted in the Wall Street Journal article about observational studies. Researchers like to conduct observational studies because they are less expensive and... more
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The National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) and Duke University received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.S. Census Bureau  for the Triangle Census Research Network (TCRN).  The award, one of eight nationwide under the NSF-Census Research Nodes... more
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S. Stanley Young, assistant director for bioinformatics at the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS), and Alan Karr, director at NISS, have published a non-technical article in the September issue of Significance magazine pointing out that medical and other observational studies often... more
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Lawrence Cox, Alan Karr and Satkartar Kinney have just published a paper entitled "Risk-Utility Paradigms for Statistical Disclosure Limitation: How to Think, But Not How to Act" in the International Statistical Review, the flagship journal of the International Statistical... more
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The Public Awareness Group of the American Statistical Association awarded University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill BIOS Department as one of the winners in the "Promoting the Practice and Profession of Statistics" video competition. The awards were presented at JSM in Miami.A link to the video... more
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The National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) has presented the 2011 Jerome Sacks Award for Cross-Disciplinary Research to Dr. Emery N. Brown of MIT and Harvard. Susan Ellenberg, chair of the Board of Trustees, announced the award at the 2011 Joint Statistical Meetings in Miami, Florida... more
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James Rosenberger and Jessica Utts are this year's recipients of the Distinguished Service Awards from the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS). The awards were presented at a NISS-sponsored reception at the Joint Statistical Meetings that were held recently in Miami, Florida. The... more

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