Bernoulli Society New Researcher Award 2021

The Bernoulli Society welcomes applications to the New Researcher Award 
2021. Each awardee shall deliver a talk at a special invited session 
during the 63rd ISI World Statistics Congress 2021 in The Hague, and 
will receive a funding of up to EUR 1000 to offset travel and other 
expenses. Bernoulli News will publish their pictures and a paragraph 
about their work.

Eligible candidates are active researchers in Mathematical Statistics 
who obtained the PhD degree on or after March 1st, 2015, and who are 
regular members of the Bernoulli Society. Female candidates get 1 extra 
year for each child born since receiving the PhD.

Candidates should apply through the web form and send the required documents to the e-mail address indicated there.

Deadline: March 1st, 2020

Invitation for the general assembly of the SSS 2020 with subsequent event « Data Science Tools »

Place and date:
federal office of statistics
2010 Neuchâtel

Friday, 27th of March 2020, from 13h45

The participation is free, but please register via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

preliminary schedule:

13h45 – 14h15 Welcome and general assembly SSS 2020
13h15 – 14h30 break
14h30 – 16h00 Anaconda, Python, Jupyter, Pandas: IT-Tools for Data Science

agenda of the general assembly (preliminary version, the definitive version will be available on 2 weeks before the GA)

United Nations World Data Forum 2020

The SSS is pleased that the UNO World Data Forum 2020Logo UNO World Data is going to take place in Switzerland. Moreover, in 2020 the SSS organizes various activities in the context of the project Road to Bern.

More about it soon here on this page or contact us simply at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., in case you are interested to support us.

Significance - 2020 writing competition for Early Career Researchers

The Young Statisticians Section of the Royal Statistical Society and Significance magazine have just launched the 2020 writing competition for Early Career Researchers.

For more details how to apply click here

The closing date is 29 May 2020.

Weiterbildungsprogramm Statistical Data Science

Universität Bern: Das bisherige Weiterbildungsprogramm in angewandter Statistik hat ab Herbst 2020 einen neuen Namen, ist flexibler aufgebaut und deckt diverse neue Themen ab.Das berufsbegleitende Weiterbildungsprogramm umfasst neu: ein Certificates of Advanced Studies (CAS), ein Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) und einen Master of Advanced Studies (MAS).

*CAS*: zwei Semester (September 2020 bis Juni 2021) mit jeweils einem Kurstag pro Woche (Freitag)

*DAS*: vier bis fünf Semester (September 2020 bis August 2022 oder Januar 2023).

*MAS in Statistical Data Science* umfasst nach Abschluss des DAS weitere Lehrveranstaltungen, die individuell zusammengestellt werden können, sowie eine MAS-Arbeit.

Genauere Angaben zum Weiterbildungsprogramm sind hier zu finden.

Die *Anmeldefrist* für den Studienbeginn im September 2020 läuft bis zum 
31. Mai 2020.

satRday Neuchâtel - March 14th

A “satRday” is an entire day of talks about applied use-cases in R.

We will have speakers from all over Switzerland: 

- Kirill Müller (R consultant at Cynkra and tidyverse core contributor), 
- Stella Bollmann (President of Swiss Statistical Society)
- David Granjon (Creator of
- Duc-Quang Nguyen (Data Journalist at Tamedia)
- and many more...

Tickets cost 20 CHF (10 CHF for students).

For registration and more details see here

We are also registering interest for childcare here

Abstract submission for lightening talks is open till 20 February, apply here

Programme TBA soon

Swiss Statistics Seminar - Nov. 13, 2020 - Uni Bern

As again so many have contributed to make last year's edition a success, we are excited to announce the date for the next Swiss Statistics Seminar:

Date, Time, Place
Friday, November 13, 2020
14:15 - 17:45
University of Bern

We will have TWO TALKS and a one-hour break in between with an apero and a POSTER SESSION.

Poster Session
We warmly encourage everyone, and in particular PhD students and postdocs,
to take advantage of the poster session to present their work. 

We are looking forward to seeing many of you in Bern, so please mark the date in your calendars.

Marloes Maathuis (ETH Zurich) and Barbara Hellriegel (SSS-ER)
for the organizing committee
Lutz Dümbgen (Uni Bern), local coordinator

Looking for a job?

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