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:
- The Indian-American statistician Calyampudi Radhakrishna Rao has been awarded the 2023 International Prize in Statistics.