SSC Gold Medal Award
The Gold Medal of the SSC shall be awarded to a person who has made outstanding contributions to statistics, or to probability, either to mathematical developments or in applied work. The recipient should be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada, and must have made high quality research contributions to the statistical sciences in Canada; the work justifying the nomination should have been done primarily in Canada in affiliation with the Canadian statistical sciences community. A recipient of the Gold Medal must have been actively engaged with the wider Canadian statistical community and be a member in good standing of the SSC.
Call for Nominations:
- The Gold Medal is intended to honour current leaders in their fields and is normally expected to be awarded to someone still active in research.
- A recipient of the Gold Medal should be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada and must be a member in good standing of the SSC.
- A nomination consists of a nomination letter, a recent curriculum vitæ, at least four letters of support, and a suggested citation to accompany the award. The nomination letter must make the case that the nominee has been actively engaged with the Canadian statistical community and has made high quality research contributions to the statistical sciences primarily while in Canada.
- Nominations are submitted to the Chair of the Awards Committee at email@example.com
- A nomination is effective for three successive competitions (unless withdrawn by the nominator) and may be updated annually.
- The SSC values and encourages Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in all of its nominations and awards. Please see the SSC guidelines on implicit bias (pdf).