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CAREER OPPORTUNITY in SPATIAL STATISTICS The National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) seeks to appoint a postdoctoral Research Associate for a high-impact project to develop and implement spatial statistical methodology for education data. The appointment will be for one-year... more
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Experienced researchers in gun violence related criminology were invited to attend the Inaugural Statistics Serving Society (S3) Forum to discuss the trends and issues related to the violence of gun use.  Through this Forum they were joined by a variety of statisticians.  In particular... more
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The International Total Survey Error Workshop (ITSEW) was held on June 10-12  at the University of Bergamo, Italy brought together survey researchers, practitioners, and methodologists (especially in national statistics offices) to foster an exchange of ideas and... more
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The NISS Affiliates Committee organized and on May 23, 2019 broadcast a webinar that got the attention of many statisticians across academia, business and industry! Over 500 statisticians and others attended the Live Zoom session and another 150 or so took advantage of the LiveStream of the session... more
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The ASA recently announced their list of Fellows who will be recognized for their professional contributions, leadership, and commitment to the field of statistical science at an awards ceremony Tuesday, July 30, 2019, during the Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM 2019) in Denver. NISS would like... more
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NISS recently welcomed two members to the NISS Board of Trustees. Victor S.Y. Lo Victor S.Y. Lo is a seasoned Big Data, Marketing, Risk, and Finance leader & innovator with over two decades of extensive consulting and corporate experience employing data-driven... more
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Share a Flyer with Colleagues! WRITING IS IMPORTANT! The ability to write well is critical in the professional life of statisticians. Research can only be valued when it is communicated to other researchers, and this is done broadly through peer-reviewed publications. An inability to write... more
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On Friday, May 3rd at 10 am Dr. Jan Hannig will be giving a talk at the Duke University School of Medicine.  The title of his talk is "Data Integration Via Analysis of Subspaces (DIVAS)".   Dr. Hannig is a board member of the National Institute of Statistical Sciences. Abstract... more
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The NISS Affiliates Committee held the third of its virtual meet-ups on April 23.  The first two meet-ups targeted landing a job and improving communication skills.  This last meet-up asked experienced and veteran statisticians, from three very different academic environments, what their... more
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On April 1, 2019, 352 statisticians, epidemiologists and biostatisticians spent a long lunch hour together listening to speakers share examples and talk about their experiences with real-world data.  This was a follow-up to a first meet-up that was held back on October 4, 2018 on this... more

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