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Bernoulli Society Bulletin e-Briefs

Issue 53, November 2022

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Contents

  • GENERAL NEWS
  • HIGHLIGHTED EVENTS
  • EVENTS SPONSORED AND CO-SPONSORED BY BERNOULLI SOCIETY
  • JOB OFFERS
  • RECENT ISSUES OF OFFICIAL AND SPONSORED PUBLICATIONS

For information to be considered in the next issue, please contact Bojana Milošević bojana@matf.bg.ac.rs by January 30th.

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General News
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The Ethel Newbold Prize – call for nominations

The Ethel Newbold Prize is to be awarded biannually to an outstanding statistical scientist in early or mid-career for a body of work that represents excellence in research in mathematical statistics, and/or excellence in research that links developments in a substantive field to new advances in statistics. In any year in which the award is due, the prize will not be awarded unless the set of all nominations includes candidates from both genders. The award consists of the prize amount of 2500€ together with an award certificate. The awardee will be invited to present a talk at the following Bernoulli World Congress, Bernoulli-sponsored major conference, or ISI World Statistics Congress.

The nomination should include a letter outlining the case in support of the nominee, along with a curriculum vitae. Nominations as well as any inquiries about the award should be sent to Gesine Reinert at reinert@stats.ox.ac.uk. The deadline for accepting nominations is November 30th, 2022. The prize winner will be selected in Spring 2023. More information is available at https://bernoullisociety.org/index.php/prizes?id=207.

2024 Bernoulli Prize for an Outstanding Survey Article in Probability – call for nominations

The Bernoulli Prize for an Outstanding Survey Article in Probability is to recognize authors of an influential survey publication in the area of probability. The paper should be timely in addressing areas of active or emerging importance but have been in circulation long enough for there to be evidence of its impact. The presentation of prize winner will be at the Bernoulli-IMS World Congress in Bochum in August 2024.

The nominations should be sent to Markus Heydenreich at m.heydenreich@lmu.de. The deadline for accepting nominations is February 28th, 2023. More information is available at https://www.bernoullisociety.org/priz es?id=156.

Winner of Doeblin Prize 2022

Yinon Spinka (University of British Columbia) has been awarded the 2022 Wolfgang Doeblin Prize. The Prize is awarded biannually to a single individual who is in the beginning of his or her mathematical career, for outstanding research in the field of probability theory. The list of past recipients can be found at https://www.bernoullisociety.org/prizes?id=169, as well as at https://www.bernoullisociety.org/news.

Winners of Bernoulli Society New Researcher Award 2023

Winners of Bernoulli Society New Researcher Award 2023 are Edgar Dobriban (University of Pennsylvania), Qiyang Han (Rutgers University) and Lucas Janson (Harvard University). Since the applications this year were exceptional, the committee decided to honourably mention Thomas B. Berrett (University of Warwick), Zijian Guo (Rutgers University) and Yuting Wei (University of Pennsylvania). The Bernoulli Society New Researcher Award recognizes the work of outstanding young researchers in the fields of Mathematical Statistics and Probability. More information, including the list of previous prize recipients can be found at https://www.bernoullisociety.org/prizes/267-bernoulli-society-new-researcher-award, as well as at https://www.bernoullisociety.org/news.

The International Day of Women in Statistics and Data Science

The Caucus for Women in Statistics (CWS) and the Portuguese Statistical Association (SPE) have launched an International Day for Women in Statistics and Data Science (IDWSDS). The first annual celebration was organized online on October 11. The main goal was to showcase women’s contributions to the field, to connect women statisticians and data scientists around the world, to encourage collaborations among statistical societies, to encourage statistics and data science to become more inclusive and diverse and to bridge statistics and data science. More information can be found at http://www.idwsds.org/.

Call for Hosting the 12th Bernoulli-IMS World Congress in Probability and Statistics in 2028

Bernoulli Society and IMS call for preliminary bids/expressions of interest from academics interested in running a Bernoulli-IMS World Congress at their institution in 2028. The deadline for submission is March 31st, 2023. The location of the 2028 meeting will be announced during the11th Bernoulli-IMS World Congress in Probability and Statistics in Bochum in 2024. The bids should be sent to the two society presidents Adam Jakubowski (adjakubo@mat.umk.pl) and Peter Bühlmann (peter.buehlmann@stat.math.ethz.ch), and copied to the two society presidents-elect Victor Panaretos (victor.panaretos@epfl.ch) and Michael Kosorok (kosorok@unc.edu). The details of the call will be available at https://bernoullisociety.org/news.

Claudia Klüppelberg received an honorary doctorate from the University of Waterloo

We are very proud to announce that our former president Claudia Klüppelberg received a doctorate “Doctor of Mathematics”, honoris causa, from the University of Waterloo. More information can be found at https://uwaterloo.ca/news/waterloo-recognizes-academic-and-industry-excellence.

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Highlighted events
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34th European Meeting of Statisticians (EMS)

July 3-7, 2023
Warsaw, Poland
http://ems2023.org/

The European Meeting of Statisticians (EMS), sponsored by the European Regional Committee of the Bernoulli Society, is the main statistics conference in Europe. Statisticians of all ages and from all regions will meet to exchange ideas and discuss the latest developments in the broad field of statistics and probability theory. The next EMS will be held in Warsaw in July 2023. More details will be available soon.

43rd Conference on Stochastic Processes and their Applications (SPA)

July 24-28, 2023
Lisbon, Portugal
https://www.spa2023.org/

SPA Conferences are organised under patronage of the Bernoulli Society and can justifiably be regarded as the most important international scientific meeting on the theory and applications of stochastic processes. They are held annually except for the years when the World Congress in Probability and Statistics takes place. The next conference will be hosted by the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon.

23rd European Young Statisticians Meeting (EYSM)

September, 2023
Ljubljana, Slovenia
https://sites.google.com/view/eysm2023

The European Young Statisticians Meetings is a series of conferences that is organized by and for young European statisticians under the auspices of the European Regional Committee of the Bernoulli Society. Participation is by invitation only.

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Events sponsored and co-sponsored by Bernoulli Society
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One World YoungStatS Webinar

November 9, 2022
(Virtual)
https://youngstats.github.io/post/2022/09/29/recent-challenges-in-model-specification-testing-based-on-different-data-structures/.

The next One World webinar, organized by YoungStatS, will be dedicated to Recent challenges in model specification testing based on different data structures. Selected young researchers active in this area will present their recent contributions.

Extreme Value Analysis (EVA 2023)

June 26 – July 1, 2023
Milan, Italy
https://dec.unibocconi.eu/research/extreme-value-analysis-eva-2023.

The conference brings together researchers in Extreme Value Theory, Methods and its Applications. The conference will be hosted by Bocconi University.

XVI Latin American Congress of Probability and Mathematical Statistics (CLAPEM)

July 10 – 14, 2023
São Paulo, SP, Brazil
http://www.ime.usp.br/~16clapem

CLAPEM, promoted by the Latin American Society of Probability and Mathematical Statistics (SLAPEM) and the Latin American Regional Committee of the Bernoulli Society, is the main event in these fields in the region. It takes place every two/three years and attracts researchers and students from the most important Latin American centers. A traditional program in a CLAPEM includes a series of short courses to introduce graduate students and young colleagues to major areas of current research and a series of invited plenary talks, invited sessions, and general poster and oral communication sessions.

64th World Statistics Congress 2023

July 16-20, 2023
Ottawa, Canada
https://www.isi2023.org/

The congress series is organized by the International Statistical Institute (ISI) and the Bernoulli Society is participating in the series as an association of ISI. It brings together statisticians and data scientists from academia, health sector and business, junior and senior professionals, in an inviting environment.

6th IMS Asia Pacific Rim Meeting

(to be announced) 2024
Melbourne, Australia
http://ims-aprm2021.com/

The Institute of Mathematical Statistics APRM will provide an excellent forum for scientific communications and collaborations for the researchers in Asia and the Pacific Rim, and promote communications and collaborations between the researchers in this area and those from other parts of the world. The program covers a wide range of topics in statistics and probability, presenting recent developments and the state of the art in a variety of modern research topics and in applications Invited session proposals are now being considered.

44th Conference on Stochastic Processes and their Applications (SPA)

(to be announced) 2025
Wroclaw, Poland

The 44th edition of SPA conferences will be organized in 2025 in Wrocław (Poland). More information will be available soon.

The One World Probability Seminar

(Virtual)
https://www.owprobability.org/about

The One World Probability project is an online platform for research seminars, workshops and schools in probability theory. Started during the Covid-19 epidemic in 2020, the project intends to bring together researchers from all over the world in a virtual and inclusive environment.

One World Extremes Seminar

(Virtual)
https://sites.google.com/view/ow-extremes/

The One World Extremes Seminar is an initiative to keep researchers with an interest in Extreme Value Theory (EVT) virtually connected in novel ways. It features both theoretical advances and important applications of EVT.

Asia-Pacific Seminars in Probability and Statistics

(Virtual)
https://sites.google.com/view/apsps/home

The seminar was created as a permanent forum for good research in the field, with the aim to counterbalance the restrictions imposed by pandemic and to still promote scientific exchange and cooperation. It will run using Zoom.

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Job offers
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Professor in Statistics at EPFL

The School of Basic Sciences (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) at EPFL seeks to appoint a tenured Full Professor in Statistics. Outstanding candidates would have research interests within core statistical inference and methodology, including but not restricted to computationally intensive inference, large-scale inference, penalised and/or nonparametric inference. Candidates should be with world leading profiles who will play a major role in further developing Statistics research and education at EPFL. Candidates should hold a PhD and have an excellent record of scientific accomplishments in the field, commensurate with the rank of Full Professor. In addition, commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate, master and doctoral levels is expected. The successful candidate is expected to play an important role in the EPFL’s new MSc in Statistics. Proficiency in French is not required, but a willingness to learn the language is expected.

Applications should include a cover letter, a CV with a list of publications, a concise statement of research (maximum three pages) and teaching interests (one page), and the names and addresses (including e-mail) of at least five references who have already agreed to supply a letter upon request. Applications should be uploaded (as PDFs) by November 30th, 2022 to https://facultyrecruiting.epfl.ch/position/40599556. Enquiries may be addressed to Prof. Victor Panaretos Director of the Mathematics Institute and Chair of the Search Committee at the address: stat-search.2022@epfl.ch. For additional information, please consult https://www.epfl.ch/en/, https://www.epfl.ch/schools/sb/, https://www.epfl.ch/schools/sb/research/math/.

EPFL is an equal opportunity employer and family friendly university. It is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and strongly encourages qualified women to apply.

An academic position in Non-clinical Biostatistics at UCLouvain

UCLouvain invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured full-time position in Non-clinical Biostatistics The successful candidate will teach mainly in the field of statistics, biostatistics, and data science. The successful candidate will develop his or her research activities in the field of non-clinical biostatistics and his or her expertise should therefore be complementary to that in clinical biostatistics and mathematical statistics currently present at the Institute of Statistics, Biostatistics and Actuarial Sciences. The successful candidate will have a particular interest in applications related to the life sciences and possibly industrial statistics. UCLouvain invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured full-time position in Non-clinical Biostatistics

The application deadline is November 14th, 2022, at noon (UTC+1 Time Zone), while the starting date is September 1st, 2023. More information is available a https://jobs.uclouvain.be/PersonnelAcademique/job/An-academic-position-in-Non-clinical-Biostatistics-%281FTE%29/857804401/

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Recent Issues of Official and Sponsored Publications
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Official publications of the Bernoulli Society

Bernoulli https://projecteuclid.org/journals/bernoulli

Stochastic Processes and their Applications https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/stochastic-processes-and-their-applications

SpringerBriefs in Probability and Mathematical Statistics https://www.springer.com/series/14353

Co-sponsored publications

Have a look at http://www.bernoullisociety.org/index.php/publications for the latest articles in Electronic Communications in Probability, Electronic Journal of Probability, Electronic Journal of Statistics, Probability Surveys, Statistics Surveys, and ALEA.

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