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Statistics professors and PhD student awarded 2023 Canadian Journal of Statistics Award

Congratulations to this year's Canadian Journal of Statistics Award winners:

  • Evan Sidrow (PhD student, UBC Statistics)
  • Nancy Heckman (Professor Emeritus, UBC Statistics)
  • Marie Auger-Méthé (Associate Professor, UBC Statistics and Institute for the Oceans & Fisheries)
  • Sarah M. E. Fortune (Former Postdoctoral Fellow, UBC Marine Mammal Research Unit)
  • Andrew Trites (Professor and Director of the Marine Mammal Research Unit, UBC Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries)
  • Ian Murphy (Biostatistics PhD Student, University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida)

The Canadian Journal of Statistics Award is awarded annually by the Statistical Society of Canada (SSC) to the author(s) of an article published in the previous year in the journal, in recognition of the outstanding quality of the paper's methodological innovation and presentation. The award-winning paper is entitled “Modelling multi-scale, state-switching functional data with hidden Markov models”, which appeared in The Canadian Journal of Statistics, Volume 50, no. 1, 2022, Pages 327-356.

Professor Emeritus Nancy Heckman is now a three-time winner of the Canadian Journal of Statistics Award after 1998 and 2001!

See the winners’ SSC profile here:

Hearty congratulations to all of you!

May 15, 2023