Nominations open for 2023 RSS Honours

Nominations are now open for the RSS Honours to be awarded in 2023. Our Honours celebrate individuals who have made outstanding contributions to statistics.

The nominations can be made by RSS fellows, members of our committees, sections, special interest groups and local groups. Please refer to the full guidance notes before completing the nomination form:

The Honours Committee would like to receive as broad a range of nominations as possible to ensure the awards are made to those who best meet the criteria. The winners will be presented with their awards at a ceremony during our annual conference. Read about the honours recipients for 2022.

The deadline for nominations is Friday 30 September 2022.

The following awards are open for nominations:

  • The Guy Medal in Silver is awarded to a fellow of the Society in respect of a paper or papers of special merit communicated to the Society at its discussion meetings (formerly known as ordinary meetings). Other contributions to statistics may also be taken into account.
  • The Guy Medal in Bronze is awarded to a fellow of the Society in respect of excellent work presented to any conference or meeting run by the Society, or published in any of the Society’s journals.
  • The David Cox Research Prize is awarded to a fellow of the Society near the beginning of their research career for an outstanding published contribution to statistical theory or application. Eligible candidates must be within four years of the award of their PhD.
  • Honorary Fellowships are awarded to individuals of great eminence working in fields related to statistics who are not necessarily or primarily members of the statistical profession.
  • The Barnett Award, a named lecture established in memory of Vic Barnett, is aimed at encouraging, and promoting the recognition of outstanding contributions to the field of environmental statistics.

The RSS is committed to ensuring an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who care about good data and statistics.

Photo shows Pierre Jacob receiving the Guy Medal in Bronze at the 2021 Conference.

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