Moran Medal

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The Moran Medal in Statistical Sciences is awarded every two years by the Australian Academy of Science to recognize outstanding research by Australian scientists under 40 years of age in the fields of applied probability, biometrics, mathematical genetics, psychometrics, and statistics.

This medal commemorates the work of the late Pat Moran, for his achievements in probability.

Previous winners[edit]

Year Winner Affiliation Location Award field Notes
2013 Aurore Delaigle University of Melbourne Melbourne, Australia Statistics [1]
2011 Scott Sisson (statistician) and Mark Tanaka University of New South Wales Sydney, Australia Statistics [2]
2009 Melanie Bahlo Walter and Eliza Hall Institute Melbourne, Australia Statistics [3]
2007 Rob J. Hyndman Monash University Melbourne, Australia Several areas of statistics [4]
2005 Mark W. Blows University of Queensland Brisbane, Australia Mathematical genetics
2003 Nigel G. Bean University of Adelaide Adelaide, Australia Applied probability [5]
2001 Aihua Xia University of Melbourne Melbourne, Australia Applied probability
1997 Matthew P. Wand University of Wollongong Wollongong, NSW, Australia Statistics [6]
1993 Philip K. Pollett University of Queensland Brisbane, Australia Applied probability [7]
1990 Alan H. Welsh Australian National University Canberra, Australia

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "2013 Academy awards for scientific excellence announced," 2013-01-16, http://www.science.org.au/node/35013
  2. ^ "2011 Academy awards for scientific excellence announced," 2010-12-08, http://www.science.org.au/node/35324
  3. ^ "'New era of gene technology is on its way,' says medal winner," 2009-05-05, http://www.science.org.au/media/05may09genetech.html
  4. ^ "Rob Hyndman awarded with prestigious Moran Medal," 2007-06-05, http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/news/2007/june/moran-medal.html
  5. ^ "Two researchers win prestigious medals," 2003-01-08, http://www.adelaide.edu.au/news/news450.html
  6. ^ "Australian Academy of Science Newsletter," April-June 1997, http://www.science.org.au/newsletters/aas36.pdf
  7. ^ "Professor Philip Pollett," Undated, http://www.uq.edu.au/uqresearchers/researcher/pollettpk.html?uv_category=awa

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