The Prize Committee of ISBA is pleased to call for submissions for the 2018 Lindley Prize. The 2018 Lindley Prize will be awarded for innovative research in Bayesian statistics that is accepted for publication in Bayesian Analysis for papers presented at the ISBA 2018 World Meeting in Edinburgh, UK. The accepted papers will be highlighted in the December 2019 issue of Bayesian Analysis. Please indicate that your paper is being submitted for consideration for the 2018 Lindley Prize. Papers from any presenter (invited or contributed, oral or poster) may be submitted. The prize includes a check for $1000 and a plaque with the winner(s) announced at the ISBA World Meeting in 2020.

Submissions should be made electronically by August 31 (deadline extended to September 15) at and should include the identification number of the session in which the work was presented. Authors should prepare their manuscripts using the BA macros (zip file) at Papers presented at the ISBA 2018 World Meeting that were submitted to Bayesian Analysis prior to the meeting and are currently under review, can also be considered for the prize. Please write to the Editor-in-Chief of Bayesian Analysis with the relevant information.

For details on the Lindley Prize, including names of past winners, eligibility, and submission information, please visit Please direct inquiries to the ISBA Prize Committee, c/o Joyee Ghosh, Chair,