International Biometric Society News

  • Hello, members. You will recall our recognition of David Cox back in 2022. In his memory, another new and innovative program that has been developed is the David Cox Medal for Statistics , which will be awarded for the first time in 2025. The IBS is a key stakeholder in this program. The award will recognize mid-career individuals, with an age limit read more

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    New travel and visa details have recently been added, with more to come. Speaking of travel, are you ready to book your hotel room in Atlanta? The booking link is available now. In addition, final testing on our registration tool is taking place. Check back for the latest updates or visit .

  • Prof. Peter Armitage (1924-2024)

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    We are deeply saddened to learn that Prof. Peter Armitage – former President and Honorary Life Member of the International Biometric Society – died last week, aged 99 years. We remember Peter for the depth and breadth of his statistical insight, the kindness and generosity of his dealings with scientific colleagues, and not least for the selflessness read more

  • New! A Day in the Life Series

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    A Day in the Life of an IBS Member: featuring Cherlynn Dumburra 1/6--We’re pleased to feature an IBS member for our popular series, A Day in the Life . Meet Cherlynn Dumbura , associate research scientist from Zimbabwe. Ms. Dumbura has been an IBS member for 7 years. Follow along on our social media channels or read her activities here read more

  • Young Biometrician Award 2023

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    2023 Young Biometrician Award We are happy to announce that the winner of the 2023 Young Biometrician Award is Dr Oliver Crook , a Florence Nightingale Fellow (Senior Research Associate) in the Department of Statistics, University of Oxford, for his paper “Semi-Supervised Nonparametric Bayesian Modelling of Spatial Proteomics” (The Annals of Applied read more