News and Announcements
Having been dismissed from her job in 2007 for refusing to bend to government pressure to tweak the consumer price index, Graciela Bevacqua returned to find the CPI “destroyed” by political interference.
Leading statistical groups create prestigious platform to recognize far-reaching contributions—The International Prize in Statistics.
ASA Members Leonard Smith and Daniel Cooley were among 22 scientists participating in 80 meetings with members of Congress and their staff as part of the 6th annual Climate Science Day in February.
Two workshops designed for new researchers to develop capabilities for research publication are planned for JSM 2016 in Chicago.
The Summer Institute in Survey Research Techniques will offer courses and workshops on many aspects of survey research from June 6–July 29.
A National Science Foundation grant will enable the ASA to establish a series of undergraduate research experiences on campuses throughout the United States with the goal of invigorating the undergraduate research community in statistics.
The ASA thanks its longtime members by continuing its tradition of honoring those who joined the association 35 or more years ago.
The statement includes six principles underlying the proper use and interpretation of the p-value and is intended to improve the conduct and interpretation of quantitative science and inform the growing emphasis on reproducibility of science research.
Young researchers are encouraged to participate in the 2016 Spring Research Conference by submitting abstracts for contributed talks and posters. Additionally, money is available to support student participation.