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Nominations Open for the Norwood Award

1 May 2021 No Comment

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Biostatistics is accepting nominations for the Janet L. Norwood Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Statistical Sciences.

Eligible individuals are women who:

  • Have completed their terminal degree
  • Have made extraordinary contributions and have an outstanding record of service to the statistical sciences, with an emphasis on both their own scholarship and on teaching and leadership of the field in general and women in particular
  • Are willing, if selected, to deliver a lecture at the award ceremony

How to Nominate

Send a full curriculum vitae accompanied by a letter of not more than two pages in length describing the nature of the candidate’s contributions. Contributions may be in development and evaluation of statistical methods, teaching statistics, application of statistics, or any other activity that can arguably be said to have advanced the field of statistical science.

Self-nominations are acceptable. Electronic submissions of nominations are encouraged.

Nominations should be sent to norwoodawd@uab.edu by July 26. The winner will be announced by August 9, with the lecture taking place September 21.

Learn more about Janet Norwood.

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