The 2019 Statistical Excellence Award for Early-Career Writing is open for entries

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  • Date: 19 February 2019
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Are you an early-career statistician with a statistical story to tell? If so, we invite you to enter the 2019 Statistical Excellence Award for Early-Career Writing. The competition is jointly organised by Significance and the Young Statisticians Section of the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) and forms part of the RSS Statistical Excellence Awards programme.

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The competition is open to:

1. Students currently studying for a first degree, Master's or PhD in statistics or related subjects.

2. Graduates whose last qualification in statistics or related subjects (whether first degree, Master's or PhD) was not more than five years ago.

The rules of entry are simple: send us your best statistical writing in the form of a magazine article (1,500 to 2,500 words) on any subject you like.

The competition is open until 27 May 2019. Three finalists will be selected in June, with the winner announced in July at the RSS Statistical Excellence Awards ceremony. The winning article will be published in the October issue of Significance and online at significancemagazine.com. Runners-up may also be published online or in print at the editor’s discretion.

For more information on previous winners and on how to apply please visit the Significance website

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