ISBA is pleased to call for submissions for several honors, including the 2018 Mitchell prize. The deadline for submissions is June 15, 2018.

Please prepare nominations as a single pdf file following the convention LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME.pdf so the file name corresponds to the nominee and then email them to, provided the file is less than 25MB. For files larger than 25MB, contact Joyee Ghosh at to make appropriate alternative arrangements.

The Mitchell Prize is given in recognition of an outstanding paper that describes how a Bayesian analysis has solved an important applied problem. For details on the Mitchell Prize, including names of past winners and eligibility details please see the Mitchell Prize page.  The prize includes a check for $1000 and a plaque; the winner(s) will be announced at the Joint Statistical Meetings, in Denver, Colorado, in 2019.