The Stata Journal Editors' Prize
The editors of the Stata Journal, H. Joseph Newton (Texas A&M University) and Nicholas J. Cox (Durham University), are delighted to announce the award of the Editors' Prize 2015 to Richard Williams.
The aim of the Stata Journal Editors' Prize is to reward contributions to the Stata community in respect of one or more outstanding papers published in the Journal in the previous three calendar years.
Richard Williams is being awarded based on exemplary clarity and care in exposition and on excellent programs in a key sector of statistical science greatly extending the functionality available to users.
Read more about Williams's outstanding contributions to the Stata community.
Accepting nominations for 2016
Nominate your favorite Stata Journal authors for the Stata Journal Editors' Prize 2016.
Nominations should name the authors and one or more papers published in the Stata Journal in the previous three years and explain why the work is worthy of the prize. The rationale might include originality, depth, elegance, or unifying power of work; usefulness in cracking key problems or allowing important new methodologies to be widely implemented; and clarity or expository excellence of the work.
The prize will consist of a framed certificate and an honorarium of U.S. $1,000, courtesy of the publisher of the Stata Journal.
Nominations should be sent as a private email to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 31, 2016. Nominations will be considered confidential both before and after the awarding of the prize. Neither anonymous nor public nominations will be accepted.