Kerrie Mengersen: 2016 winner of the Statistical Society of Australia: Pitman Medal

czb2owmuoaqxxegCongratulations to Kerrie Mengersen: 2016 winner of the Statistical Society of Australia: Pitman Medal.

This is the first time it’s  been awarded to a female statistician.

Pitman Medal

The Society awards a gold medal, the Pitman Medal, at most once annually, in recognition of outstanding achievement in, and contribution to, the discipline of Statistics.  An Awards Committee, chaired by the President of the Society, makes recommendations to the Society’s Central Council as to appropriate Award recipients. Just like Honorary Life Memberships the Pitman Medal recipient is usually announced at the Society’s Conference.

 http://www.statsoc.org.au/awards/pitman-medal/
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