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Call for Papers: 2021 Student Paper Competition

Oct 13, 2020

We are pleased to announce the third annual student paper competition for research in the statistical application, methodological, or theoretical development to problems in astronomy, astrophysics, or cosmology. The deadline is December 12, 2020. The overall winner will also receive a cash prize of $500. See the Competitions page for more information.

AIG Business Meeting during JSM 2020

Aug 3, 2020

The Astrostatistics Interest Group will hold its annual business meeting at 1pm on Aug 3 via Zoom. For details, see the JSM 2020 program.

JSM 2020 astrostatistics program

June 2, 2020

The Astrostatistics Interest Group is happy to announce our contributions to the JSM 2020 program

2020 Student Paper Competition

March 5, 2020, Finalists

We are excited to announce the finalists of the 2nd Annual Student Paper Competition. The winner of the contest will be announced during the Joint Statistics Meeting in Aug 2020. All the finalists will present their work at a dedicated session (date/time TBA). In alphabetical order.

Sept 25, 2019, Call for Papers

Student Paper Competition 2020

We are pleased to announce the second annual student paper competition for research in the statistical application, methodological, or theoretical development to problems in astronomy, astrophysics, or cosmology. The deadline is December 7, 2019. The overall winner will also receive a cash prize of $500. Click here for more information.

2019 Student Paper Competition

July 30, 2019

Winners of the 2019 Student Paper Competition

We are happy to (finally) announce both the finalists and winner of the 2019 Student paper competition. The finalists were Axel Widmark, Francesca Capel, Daniel Muthukrishna and Xixi Yu. They were invited to presented their work at JSM 2019 in Denver, CO. There it was announced that the winner of the $500 cash prize was Axel Widmark. Congratulations to everyone!