International Prize in Statistics

  • The International Prize in Statistics recognises an individual or team for major achievements using statistics to advance science, technology and human welfare.
  • It was established in 2016 and is awarded once every two years.
  • The prize is modelled after the Nobel prizes, Abel Prize, Fields Medal and Turing Award.
    • It is considered equivalent to the Nobel Prize in the field of statistics.
  • The ultimate goal of the International Prize in Statistics is to enhance public understanding of the depth and scope of statistics.
  • It is managed by a collaboration among five leading international statistics organisations. They are
    • The American Statistical Association;
    • Institute of Mathematical Statistics;
    • International Biometric Society;
    • International Statistical Institute; and
    • Royal Statistical Society.

Latest News about International Prize in Statistics

  • 12 April 2023:


  1. Indian Today
  2. The Hindu

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