Nominations are now being accepted for new ISBA Fellows.  Nominees must be current ISBA members and should have been members for the last three consecutive years, at least. The individual’s contributions should have had a significant impact in promoting Bayesian ideas and methods in society, through scientific works and other activities, such as teaching, consulting or service. Submissions and supporting letters should not be made by current members of the Fellows Selection Committee to avoid conflicts of interest. Nominations may be made by any current ISBA member.

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  The nomination should include

  1. a cover letter containing the both the nominator’s and nominee’s names and email addresses and a citation to be used if the nomination is successful
  2. the nominee’s current CV
  3. three letters of support from ISBA members (other than the nominee) that address the criteria for ISBA Fellow

Nominations must be received on or before February 1, 2018.   The new fellows will be announced at the 2018 ISBA World Meeting in Edinburgh, UK (June 24-29, 2018).

Please contact Judith Rousseau (, Chair of the ISBA Fellows Selection Committee, with any questions.