Statistics2013 Video Contest Honourable Mention Winners announced


  • Author: Jeffrey A. Myers
  • Date: 10 April 2013

The members of the Statistics2013 Steering Committee are proud to announce that the winners of the Statistics2013 Video Contest—sponsored by Wiley—have been selected and are ready to be revealed.

The contest was judged by a committee of representatives from several countries around the globe, including Kenya, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and Belgium, and chaired by Thomas Short, John Carroll University professor of statistics and a member of the American Statistical Association. In all, 59 videos were submitted by individuals and groups in numerous countries.

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Statistics2013 commends everyone who submitted an entry for the Statistics2013 Video Contest and thank each for exhibiting such strong support for the International Year of Statistics.

A rundown of the three award categories is as follows:

Best Overall Video

  • Best Video by a Person or Persons 18 Years of Age or Less
  • Best Non-English Language Video

The process begins today by unveiling the honourable mentions in each category. And, here is the complete schedule for revealing all the winners in the three categories:

  • Today—Honourable mentions
  • Monday, April 15—Third-place winners
  • Monday, April 22—Second-place winners
  • Monday, April 29—First-place winners (except Best Overall Video)
  • Wednesday, May 1—Best Overall Video

It is also time to reveal the honourable mentions with links to each video so you can view the winning entries (Note: No honourable mentions were awarded in the “Best Video by a Person or Persons 18 Years of Age or Less” category):

Best Overall Video Honourable Mentions:

Best Non-English Language Video Honourable Mentions:

Each honourable mention winner receives from Wiley a certificate.

Be sure to join us Monday for the announcement of the Statistics2013 Video Contest third-place winners!

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