The functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) data analysis group in the Department of Statistics, University of Georgia will host the third NOGGINS workshop on Friday, April 20, 2012. The workshop provides a forum for scientific communication and collaboration between researchers in the area of neuroscience and neuroimaging. This year's keynote speaker is Professor Ian Dryden, of the University of South Carolina. The event is co-sponsored by the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS).
Applications are not currently being accepted.
Congratulations to Kim Love-Myers and Jaxk Reeves, whose work is quoted in the Reuters article, Insight: Mississippi pardons benefited whites by big margin
The Department is extremely excited with the news that Dr. Yehua Li has received an NSF CAREER award. Congratulations Yehua! As stated on the NSF website, CAREER awards are the NSF’s “most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations”. This description is an excellent fit for Yehua’s outstanding contributions to research and education.
The Department of Statistics at the University of Georgia invites applications for a position at the rank of Academic Professional, starting July 1, 2012. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Statistics or related area and a record that shows a strong interest in the teaching of statistics, especially a passion for teaching undergraduate introductory statistics courses. Successful applicants are also expected to have excellent management and organizational skills.
Congratulations to Dr. Cheolwoo Park for receiving, jointly with Jennifer McDowell (Psychology), a Franklin College seed grant award for the proposal “Practice-related changes in neural activation patterns investigated via semiparametric estimation and causal inference”