International Biometric Society News

  • On 3 rd May 2022, the British and Irish Region of the Biometric Society hosted an online meeting on Variational Bayes. Variational Bayes is a computational method that allows scalable Bayesian inference that can be used as an alternative to the more commonly used Markov Chain Monte Carlo methods. The meeting consisted of an introduction to Variational read more

  • Want to learn the latest about our anniversary, officially happening this September? Visit our new anniversary homepage, here . There will be much more information to come. Happy anniversary to all members of the International Biometric Society!

  • Blog Entry

    Delighted to share the good news that our immediate past-President, Prof. Ruth King, has received the Royal Statistical Society's Barnett Award in recognition of her exceptional work in statistical ecology. The tribute also acknowledges her many contributions to statistics and statisticians more broadly, including her distinguished leadership of the read more

  • In acknowledgment of Sir David Cox's passing, we would like to invite the IBS membership to contribute stories of their interactions with Prof. Cox over the span of his remarkable career, starting the thread with a personal account of the former IBS president, Clarice Demétrio. "Encouraged by Gauss M. Cordeiro(UFPE) and with a grant from a Brazilian read more

  • The European Union has adopted a revised recommendation on measures affecting free movement. Read the statement here.