Past Events

  • 2013 Oct 31

    HSPHBiostat: Jesse Berlin

    1:30pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    FXB G13
    [Lagakos Distinguished Alumni Award] Perspectives of a Recovering Academic Biostatistician: Transitions and Lessons Learned about Statistics and Beyond
  • 2013 Oct 30

    Future of Statistics Unconference

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Google Hangouts & YouTube
    There will be 10 minute talks on a wide variety of future directions in statistics by Hadley Wickham (Chief Scientist at RStudio and creator of ggplot2), Hongkai Ji (Johns Hopkins professor and Harvard Stat alumnus), Sinan Aral (MIT), Daniela Witten (Univ of Washington), Hilary Mason (Data Scientist in Residence at Accel & co-founder of HackNY) and Joe Blitzstein (Harvard Stat professor). Here is more publicity.
  • 2013 Oct 28

    Stat Colloq: James G. Scott

    4:15pm to 5:15pm

    Location: 

    Science Center Rm. 705
    Bayesian Inference for Logistic Models using Polya-Gamma Data Augmentation
  • 2013 Oct 28

    BrownCSSem: Dylan Small

    3:30pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Room 245, 121 South Main Street, Providence
    Strategies for Using Imperfect Instrumental Variables for Causal Inference
  • 2013 Oct 28

    Charles River Lectures on Probability

    9:30am to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    MIT Tang Center (Building E51)
    Martin Hairer (Warwick), Ioannis Karatzas (Columbia), Elchanan Mossel (Berkeley), Assaf Naor (NYU), Balint Virag (Toronto); more information here
  • 2013 Oct 25
    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Maxwell-Dworkin G115
    10 Simple Rules for the Care and Feeding of Scientific Data
  • 2013 Oct 24

    BUStatPrSem: Marvin Nakayama

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    MCS 148
    Efficient Simulation of Risk and its Error: Confidence Intervals for Quantiles When Using Variance-Reduction Techniques
  • 2013 Oct 23

    ApplStatWksp: Teppei Yamamoto

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel K354
    Identification and Estimation of Causal Mediation Effects with Treatment Noncompliance

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