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Dr. Stan Young, Assistant Director for Bioinformatics at NISS, lectured at the SCOPES Academy at North Carolina State University in April and his presentation caught the interest of Dr. Ward Robinson. Click here to read Dr. Robinson's remarks.
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Lawrence H. Cox, Ph.D. has been appointed Assistant Director for Official Statistics at the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS).  The announcement was made by Alan Karr, Director of NISS, who noted that “Larry Cox is a distinguished statistician who will help NISS in many ways,... more
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The National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS), an independent institute that conducts cross-disciplinary and cross-sector statistical sciences research, has been awarded a $750,209 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to establish a postdoctoral research program in collaboration... more
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The National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) has been awarded the North Carolina Public Relations Society of America (NCPRSA) InSpire Bronze Best of Category Award for the Social Media category. The award was presented on Wednesday, May 5 at the Brier Creek Country Club. Bill Leslie,... more
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NPR interviewed Stan Young, assistant director of bioinformatics at NISS. Young speaks with host Guy Raz about searching for verifiable health patterns in a world of limitless data. This story aired on Saturday, March 13, 2010. Click here to listen to the interview.
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Stan Young, Assistant Director, Bioinformatics at NISS, was part of a panel that spoke at the AAAS conference in San Diego in February 2010. This article describes that most times, epidemiology studies have problems with statistics. The author of this article  from Ars Technica believes that... more
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The electronic Journal of Privacy and Confidentiality (JPC) has just released its second issue. This issue was assembled by three guest editors:  Satkartar K. Kinney, Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS), Joe Fred Gonzalez, Jr., mathematical statistician... more
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Hailin Sang has been appointed as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS). NISS is a research institute created by the statistical professional societies with support from a consortium of North Carolina universities. Sang will join one of three teams at NISS... more
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The National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) is happy to announce that David Yang has joined its staff as the Research Associate to work with the Education Statistics Services Institute (ESSI). ESSI provides technical expertise to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) in the... more
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This article shares insights from three interns that were involved with the NISS-NASS research in residence program. The article was published in AmStat News December 2009 issue. You can find the article starting on page 49.

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