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    • 28 July

      ISI World Statistics Congress 2021 goes VIRTUAL!

      The International Statistical Institute is pleased to announce that its flagship biennial ‘World Statistics Congress 2021 - The Hague’ will be held virtually in July 2021. Find out where we are going for the WSC in 2023.

    • 23 July

      In Memoriam: Georges Le Calvé (1936 – 2020)

      Georges Le Calvé, ISI Elected member since 1985, passed away on 14 July, 2020. He was 84 years old.

    • 17 July

      News from the Statistical Capacity Building Committee

      The ISI Statistical Capacity Building Committee has recently supported a number of initiatives in cooperation with the Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis (LISA), University of Colorado, and projects in various African countries using funds provided by the World Bank.

    • 16 July


      A podcast about the statistics behind the stories and the stories behind the statistics. Listen to the latest episodes.

    • 16 July

      International Statistical Review and Stat Impact Factors

      Good news! The 2019 Impact Factors for the ISI journals have been released and we are happy to announce that the IF of the ISI flagship journal International Statistical Review has increased to 2.740 - up from 2.209 in 2018. The  IF of the journal Stat has also gone up and is 0.766, compared with 0.470 in 2018.

    • 16 July

      News from the ISI South East Asia Outreach Committee

      Toh Hock Chai retires as Committee Chair and passes the baton to Hizir Sofyan.

    • 16 July

      In Memoriam: Vassily Simchera

      ISI Elected Member Professor Vassily Simchera passed away on 16 June 2020.

    • 16 July

      News from the SIG on Sports Statistics – July 2020

      Read about the Group’s recent and upcoming activities and the collaboration with the Big Data Analytics in Sports network.

    • 16 July

      ISLP Poster Competition and the Best Cooperative Project Award 2020-2021

      There is still time to sign your country or team up for the competitions. 

    • 14 July

      IAOS News July 2020

      Read about the SJIAOS call for papers on the impact of COVID 19 on official statistics, the official statistics platform and the IAOS Young Statisticians Prize.

    • 14 July

      ISBIS News July 2020

      Read about the International Conference on Data Analytics for Business and Industry and the calls for papers of the ISBIS journal Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry.

    • 14 July

      IASS News July 2020

      Read about the changes to the IASS website, our intention to continue with a series of webinars, further resources on the role of surveys during the Covid-19 pandemic, and upcoming conferences. The monthly IASS newsletter will now be also emailed directly to IASS members.

    • 14 July

      In Memoriam: Clifford H. Spiegelman

      ISI Elected Member Professor Clifford H. Spiegelman passed away on 14 May 2020.

    • 14 July

      IASC News July 2020

      Read about the Data Science, Statistics & Visualisation Conference (DSSV 2020), 5th Latin American Conference on Statistical Computing (LACSC 2021), news from the IASC Executive Committee and more.

    • 14 July

      BS News July 2020

      Read about the Bernoulli-IMS One World Symposium 2020, BS representative on the ISI Short Course Committee for WSC 2021 and Nominations for the European Regional Committee of the BS.

    • 14 July

      IASE News July 2020

      Read about the Statistics Education Research Journal June issue, datasets about health statistics and future conferences.

    • 13 July

      President’s Message – July 2020: Reflecting and reacting

      What is the lens through which you view the world? Where you live, your culture and how you were raised influence the way you view the world.

    • 13 July

      The first achievements of the ISI after its creation in 1885

      The fourth of the series of articles devoted to the 135th anniversary of the ISI written by Jean-Louis Bodin, former ISI President (1999-2001), describes the first achievements of the ISI after its creation in 1885.

    • 5 July

      ISI Statement about Persisting Legal Action against Andreas Georgiou

      Why is he being prosecuted after eight years for following statistical principles?

    • 3 July

      In Memoriam: Willem van Zwet

      Former ISI President Willem van Zwet passed away on 2 July 2020.

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