Nominations for the Doctoral Dissertation and Leo Törnqvist master’s thesis prizes

The board of the Finnish Statistical Society has decided to award the Doctoral Dissertation prize for the best doctoral disseration from the years 2017-2019, and the Leo Törnqvist prize for the best master’s thesis from the year 2019 in statistics or related disciplines. The prizes will be given out at Statistical Days 2020 in May.

Nominations for the prize are accepted until 29.2.2020, and can be sent to the Society’s chair Pauliina Ilmonen (pauliina.ilmonen\at/aalto.fi) and the Society’s secretary (sihteeri\at/tilastoseura.fi). Nominations should include at least the name of the nominee, the title of the thesis, year and institution of acceptance, and a brief justification of the significance of the thesis.