Archive for April, 2011

Savage award honourable mention!


The results for the 2010 Savage award, bestowed by the International Society for Bayesian Analysis for PhD theses in Bayesian statistics, just came in. I am very pleased and honoured to have won the honourable mention in the Applied Methodology category! I shall be presenting the work (Phylogenetic Models of Language Diversification) at JSM in Miami in August.

I am very grateful to the award committee, and am as always thankful for the fantastic supervision I received from Geoff Nicholls.

This is a good year for French statistics, since Julien Cornebise won the award in the Theory category! Congratulations to the other winners, Ricardo Lemos and Daniel Williamson.