The Prize Committee of ISBA is pleased to call for submissions for the 2020 Mitchell Prize. The deadline for submissions is July 20, 2020.

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 Maria De Iorio 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 visit The prize includes a check for $1000 and a plaque; the winner(s) will be announced at the ISBA World Meeting, in Kunming, China, in 2021.