Journal Club

The International Biometric Society (IBS) Journal Club is a new initiative, designed by the Education Committee to help members and others network and discuss recent papers published in IBS journals. Upcoming 2017 Journal Club dates: June 15, August 10, October 12, and December 7 at 15:00 GMT Organizer and Chair: Jim Todd (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) Venue: [...]

Announcement of Travel Award Program 2017

The International Biometric Society Travel Award Committee has instituted a program to assist only IBS members from Developing Countries in attending conferences sponsored by IBS Regions or Networks. If you are interested in attending a conference in 2017, either in your own region or outside your region, but don’t have the resources to attend, please consider submitting an application for a travel [...]

Recognize fraudulent emails and websites

WARNING:  Email Phishing and spoof emails aim to obtain your secure information, passwords, or account numbers. These emails use deceptive means to try and trick you, like forging the sender’s name. Often, they ask for the reader to reply, send money to someone in distress, or click on a weblink to steal personal information. Beware of a current email scam that [...]

IBC2016 Registration is Now Open
Victoria BC

Haven’t registered yet? Register today and save. Discounted registration fees end on 1 June. Program details and pre-conference information, are available at http://biometricconference.org/scientific-programme/ To register, you must log in to your IBS account and choose ’2016 IBC Registration’ under the Members Only area. You will need your IBS username and password to register for the event. If you have never [...]

Prose Editing Project Set to Assist Non-English Writers

Authors whose native language is other than English and who are not fluent in written English may find themselves at a distinct disadvantage since most major science and policy journals require that manuscripts be submitted in English.  To assist IBS members who don’t have ready access to colleagues who can assist them with their English language prose, the Prose Editing [...]