The Best Paper in Biometrics Award is given biennially by the IBS to one Biometrics paper from each of the previous two years identified by the Co-editors as being of the highest quality and importance.  The winners of the Award for 2014 and 2015 have been selected:

2014:  Published in the December 2014 issue, volume 70, pages 993-1002, “Bayesian nowcasting during the STEC O104:H4 outbreak in Germany,” by Michael Hohle and Matthias an der Heiden

2015: Published in the December 2015 issue, volume 71, pages 1150-1159, “Handling missing data in matched case-control studies using multiple imputation,” by Shaun R. Seaman and Ruth H.Keogh

The winners will be formally recognized at the Award Ceremony at the IBC in Victoria in July.  An author of each winning paper will be in attendance at the IBC to receive the Award in person and to present their Award-winning papers in the Biometrics Showcase Session.

Please take a look at the winning articles:

Bayesian nowcasting during the STEC O104:H4 outbreak in Germany, 2011

Handling missing data in matched case-control studies using multiple imputation