Latest BIR News

Latest News

  • Blog Entry

    Many of you will have heard through other channels the very sad news of the death of Sir David Cox earlier this week. David was an Honorary Life Member of the International Biometric Society, and a longtime friend of our British and Irish Region. Asked at a conference what he worked on, David replied, "Oh, a little bit of this, and a little bit of ...

  • Blog Entry

    A series of events on the topic of advanced spatial sampling was held on the 24 th March 2021. The day was split into two parts with the morning dedicated to a workshop on Spatial sampling: some principles and practicalities and was run by Professor Murray Lark and the afternoon dedicated to a series of three webinars by Professor Janine Illian, Dr ...

  • Blog Entry

    The 8th Channel Network Conference will take place at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers in Paris, France from 7th to 9th of April 2021. There will be two keynote speakers: Jeanine Houwing-Duistermaat (University of Leeds, School of Mathematics, Statistics Institute), Mathias Drton ( Technical University of Munich, Department of ...

  • YBA 2019 winner announced

    Blog Entry

    Young Biometrician Award The British and Irish Region of the International Biometric Society (IBS-BIR), jointly with the Fisher Memorial Trust, award a prize every two years for young biometricians who are members of the British and Irish Region of the International Biometric Society. The award recognises the research of one paper published, or accepted ...

  • David Finney Lecture

    Blog Entry

    The British and Irish Region of the International Biometric Society is sponsoring the 3rd David Finney Lecture. Professor Ian Dryden will be giving the lecture on 10th June 2019 at the Bayes Centre, Edinburgh 6-8pm. Registration is free, but required for catering purposes. Please register here. Lecture Title: Object Data Driven Discovery. ...