International Year of Statistics video contest to be sponsored by Wiley

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  • Date: 09 October 2012

Further to the recent news announced here that the committee of the International Year of Statistics is holding a video contest for next year's celebration, Wiley will be sponsoring the prizes worth up to $1000. It has also been announced that the contest deadline has now been extended to 28th February, 2013.

The committee is asking for videos four minutes in length or less that illustrate either how statistics make a difference in every day lives, the enhancements it brings to communities; how statistics can influence topical discussions; or tell about interesting careers using statistics.

Special prizes are also included for the best videos by a person or persons 18 years of age or less and the best non-English language videos.

‘Entries will be judged on their statistical content and their entertainment value. All submissions must be the original design and creation of the entrants and must not infringe anyone else’s copyright protections. Submissions must be posted on YouTube with a link sent to Tom Short, chair of the Statistics2013 Video Contest review committee, tshort@jcu.edu, by 28th February, 2013.'

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