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The first meet up for academic affiliates has been scheduled for Wednesday, October 10th, 2018  from 12 – 1 pm ET.   This is a first in a series of virtual meet-ups for the NISS Academic Affiliates and this time the target audience is graduate students.  The focus of this... more
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The Jerome Sacks Award is given for statistical leadership in cross-disciplinary research. G. Jogesh Babu is this year’s award recipient. “His vision and effort in building the field of astrostatistics is outstanding!”  Mary Batcher, Chair, NISS Board of Trustees Mary presented... more
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At the NISS – SAMSI – MBI reception that was held during JSM Jim Rosenberger, Director of NISS, presented the NISS Distinguished Alumni Award to Matthias Schonlau, Professor of Statistics at the University of Waterloo in Canada. Prior to his appointment as full professor at the University of... more
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Knowing how to write well for a technical publication is an important skill for all researchers, but it is especially important for those just beginning what they hope to be a successful career. This workshop, offered since 2007, provides young researchers, those with less than three years since... more
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The direction of any organization is significantly influenced by the experience, fresh ideas and energy of its board.  For this reason NISS is very excited to welcome Bhramar Mukherjee, Kate Crespi and Alyson Wilson as new members of the NISS Board of Trustees.  They bring a... more
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NISS recently welcomed two new affiliates Minitab, Inc. and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine! Minitab, Inc Located in State College, Pennsylvania, Minitab helps companies and institutions to spot trends, solve problems and discover valuable insights in data by delivering a... more
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Over the past year or so NISS has been involved in hosting workshops that target big data and methods for handling  R & Spark: Tools for Data Science Workflows. This most recent workshop took place at the Bureau of Labor Statistics's Conference and Training... more
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NISS plans to appoint one or more PhD-level research analysts/statisticians to be deeply involved in statistical methodological development and/or the application of statistical, computational or quantitative methodologies to large (federal) statistical databases. Is your expertise in Survey... more
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Did you know that the NISS website has a section of it reserved for the posting of job announcements for all affiliates?  It can’t hurt to share your announcement with other organizations associated with NISS or other visitors to our website.  There are couple of ways you can get this... more
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The theme of the 2018 Joint Statistical Meeting (JSM) hosted by the American Statistical Association is #LeadWithStatistics. The conference will cover topics ranging from statistical applications to methodology and theory to the expanding boundaries of statistics, such as analytics and data science... more

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