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[1 Nov 2012 | Comments Off on Statistics and Human Rights | 1,852 views]
Statistics and Human Rights

On September 13, 2011, 13 ASA members attended a focus group on the United Nation’s Article 15 project organized by the Science and Human Rights Coalition of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS SHRC). Read on to learn about their progress since then.

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[1 Nov 2012 | Comments Off on Pearl Sponsors Causality Award | 1,519 views]

The ASA announces a new prize carrying an award of $5,000 per year, Causality in Statistics Education, aimed at encouraging the teaching of basic causal inference in introductory statistics courses.

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[1 Nov 2012 | Comments Off on ASA Journals in Need of Editors | 1,989 views]

The ASA is inviting nominations and applications for JASA, TAS, and Statistics in Biopharmaceutical Research editorships.

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Turing Award Winner, Longtime ASA Member Talks Causal Inference

ASA Executive Director Ron Wasserstein recently interviewed Judea Pearl about the Turing Award and Pearl’s interest in promoting the instruction of causal inference.

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The formation of an Orange County/Long Beach Chapter (OCLB) has been approved by the ASA Council of Chapters Governing Board.