Excellence in Statistical Reporting nominations open

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  • Author: Statistics Views
  • Date: 05 February 2013
  • Copyright: Photograph appears courtesy of iStock Photo

The American Statistical Association has announced that nominations are now open for their Excellence in Statistical Reporting. Last year, the award was won by Amanda Cox, Graphics Editor for the New York Times and an interview with her in Significance is available here.

The Award consists of a cup which is in the current winner’s possession until the next winner is announced.

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According to the ASA, the award is 'based on the following criteria:

• Correctness, clarity, fairness, brevity, and professionalism of communications
• Importance, relevance, and overall effectiveness in affecting the intended audience
• Impact on the growth and national or regional exposure of statistics
• Appreciation for and emphasis of the statistical aspects of a particular issue or event
• Excellent coverage of research on statistics or statistical issues’

(www.amstat.org, 2013).

The deadline for nominations to be sent in is 1st April 2013. For further information, including downloading a nomination form, please visit here.   

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