IBS Honorary Life Member David Cox Named the Inaugural Recipient of the International Prize in Statistics

Sir David Cox, a long-time member and an important figure in the field of statistics, has been named the inaugural recipient of the International Prize in Statistics. The International Prize in Statistics, offered by the International Prize in Statistics Foundation, was launched by five leading international statistics organizations, including the International Biometric Society. A primary objective of the prize is [...]

Election results of the newly elected IBS Executive Board for 2017
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Congratulations to the newly elected International Biometric Society Executive Board for 2017. We are pleased to announce that the following members have been elected to the Board: President-Elect: Louise Ryan (Australasian Region, announced previously) Secretary/Treasurer: Brad Biggerstaff (Western North American Region) Executive Board Director Asia/Australasia: Brian Cullis (Australasian Region) Executive Board Director Europe: Andreas Ziegler (German Region) and Mark Brewer [...]

Remembering Daniel J. Sargent

It’s with great sadness that we inform you that on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, Daniel J. Sargent, an Associate Editor for Biometrics, passed away unexpectedly following an acute illness at Saint Mary’s Hospital. A copy of Daniel’s obituary may be found here. Donations to a scholarship in his honor can be made to the ‘Daniel Sargent fund’ at: https://philanthropy.mayoclinic.org/  

Jhonny Demey Lost his Life

It is with great sadness that we inform you that Jhonny Demey died suddenly on 27 Jul 2016 in Salamanca, Spain.  Jhonny is remembered as a key leader of the Caribbean and Central American Region, a member of Representative Council, and instrumental in organizing the new Ecuadorian Region.  A copy of Jhonny’s obituary may be found here.

Honorary Life Members Named for 2016

By a vote of the Representative Council, three longtime members of IBS have been named Honorary Life Members of IBS.  2016 Honorary Life Members will be recognized on Tuesday 12 July at the Awards Ceremony held during the International Biometric Conference (IBC) in Victoria, BC. Honorees for 2016 are Kaye Basford (Australasia Region); Peter Bauer (Austro-Swiss Region) and Thomas Louis [...]