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NISS Board member, Karen Kafadar, who is one of the SAMSI program leaders for the Forensics program next year, and professor of statistics at the University of Virginia, along Anne-Marie Mazza, National Academy of Sciences, wrote an op-ed piece in Live Science. The focus of the piece was talking... more
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Susan Ellenberg, a NISS Board of Trustees member and Professor of Biostatistics, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Associate Dean for Clinical Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine was featured in The Economist article, "Brain Scan: Medicine by numbers"She... more
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The Toronto Sun writes, "In diet science, as with the global warming scare, many of the strongest claims came from highly respected institutions, such as Harvard's school of public health. But in 2011, the National Institute of Statistical Sciences in the U.S. determined most of Harvard’s claims... more
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Research conducted at the National Institute of Statistical Sciences is quoted in a recent article in the New York Times entitled, "Full Circle on What's Best to Eat." Read the article here.
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This is an exciting phase for the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) as we embark upon celebrating our 25th anniversary this coming year and welcome our new director. At the end of the year, we hope you will consider making a generous contribution to NISS. Any amount is... more
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Former NISS postdoc, Xia Wang, who is currently assistant professor in the department of mathematical sciences at the University of Cincinnati, recently spoke at the first Women in Statistics Conference in Cary, NC. She talked about her experience at NISS and encouraged others to look at NISS and... more
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NISS Board of Trustees member Jessica Utts is interviewed along with other well known women in statistics, during a panel discussion at the Women in Statistics conference that was held last summer in Cary, NC. Jessica will be the next American Statistical Association president. The interview was... more
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The National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS), a nonprofit organization that fosters high-impact cross-disciplinary and cross-sector research involving statistical sciences, held a workshop for its affiliates and others on October 17 at the Bureau of Labor Statistics Conference Center in... more
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NISS is saddened to learn of the death of Susie Bayarri on August 19, 2014. Susie was a long-time friend and collaborator of NISS, as well as a participant in several SAMSI programs. She visited both institutes frequently. Susie was PI on the NSF-funded, multi-institution NISS project "... more
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August 25, 2014, Research Triangle Park, NC - Dr. Terry Speed, head of bioinformatics at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research in Melbourne, Australia, is the recipient of the 2014 Jerome Sacks Award for Cross-Disciplinary Research. The award is given by the National Institute of... more

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