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Open Science Communications Specialist, A&S Communications

Friday, February 28, 2020
Req ID:  28821 Date:  Feb 27, 2020 Location:  Durham, NC, US, 27710 Personnel Area:  UNIVERSITY Duke University: Duke University was created in 1924 through an indenture of trust by James Buchanan Duke. Today, Duke is regarded as one of America’s... Read More »

Open Instructor Search in Statistical Science

Thursday, February 20, 2020
The Department of Statistical Science at Duke University is inviting applications for one or more Instructors for the fall and spring semesters of 2020 and 2021. The ideal applicant has strong skills in teaching introductory statistical science courses for undergraduate students.    ... Read More »

CANCELLED: DataFest 2020 @ Duke

Thursday, February 20, 2020
Sign up by March 18, 2020 at 11:59pm! Event Date: Friday, April 3, 2020 - 6:45pm to Sunday, April 5, 2020 - 5:00pm Event Location: Penn Pavilion, Duke University DataFest is a data analysis competition where teams of up to five students analyze a large, complex, and... Read More »
Joan Durso

Making Statistics Available from a Distance

Monday, March 30, 2020
Making Statistics Available from a Distance When the semester started, no one expected to move all of Duke’s classes to remote delivery with only a week’s notice. But once the university announced its plans to do just that in response to COVID-19, the Department of Statistical Science had... Read More »

3 MSS Students Win Big Data Competition

Thursday, February 20, 2020
3 MSS Students Win Big Data Competition Eduardo Coronado, Bin Han, and Sam Voisin—all Master's in Statistical Science students—won first-place honors at the 2020 Big Data Health Science Case Competition. The competition included 18 teams from across the country and was held at the University... Read More »

Ph.D. alum Lorin Crawford recognized by the American Statistical Association

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Ph.D. alumnus Lorin Crawford has been recognized by the American Statistical Association as one of "16 individuals from the black/African-American collective who have made tremendous contributions to the field of statistics."  Read more here.

Fan Bu and Xu Chen receive SBSS Student Paper Awards

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Ph.D. students Fan Bu and Xu Chen were selected for the 2020 Section on Bayesian Statistical Science student paper awards.  They will present their research at the 2020 Joint Statistical Meetings in Philadelphia this summer.

Li Ma receives NSF grant to support early career researchers' travel to ISBA World Meeting

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Professor Li Ma is the principal investigator on a recently awarded grant from the National Science Foundation that provides support for early career researchers to attend the ISBA World Meeting in Kunming, China, in summer 2020.  This award will help ensure that early career researchers can... Read More »

Rebecca Steorts elected as a member of the International Statistical Institute

Monday, December 2, 2019
Rebecca Steorts was elected as a member of the International Statistical Institute (ISI).  Elected members are, per the ISI website, " individuals who are established in their careers and have made significant contributions to the statistical profession."

Didong Li receives 2019 Lawrence D. Brown Ph.D. Student Award from the IMS

Monday, December 2, 2019
Duke Mathematics Ph.D. student Didong Li, who is advised David Dunson​​ and​​​​​ Sayan Mukherjee is one of the three winners of the 2019 Lawrence D. Brown Ph.D. Student Award, sponsored by the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.  Details are in the IMS newsletter. ​

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