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, anchor for WRAL News, was the emcee.
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.
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 the statistical tools for evaluating the science hasn't kept up pace with the scientific output. Click here to read the article.
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 at the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)/Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Alan F. Karr, Director of NISS.
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.