UCM News Digest
"MITCHELL PRIZE" awarded to MUCM Team Members
The prestigious Mitchell Prize for best Bayesian Statistics Paper 2010 has been awarded to MUCM Team Members Ian Vernon & Michael Goldstein (as well as non-MUCM member Richard Bower) for their paper on Bayesian uncertainty analysis:
I Vernon, M Goldstein and R G Bower (2010), "Galaxy Formation: A Bayesian Uncertainty Analysis", Bayesian Analysis 05(04): 619--670 (with discussion)
"The (Mitchell) Prize is awarded in recognition of an outstanding paper that describes how a Bayesian analysis has solved an important applied problem. The Prize is jointly sponsored by the Section on Bayesian Statistical Science (SBSS) of the ASA (the American Statistical Association), the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA), and the Mitchell Prize Founders' Committee...The Prize includes a commemorative plaque and an award of $1,000"
UCM Conference Series
The UNCERTAINTY IN COMUPTER MODELS 2010 CONFERENCE took place at Kenwood Hall, Sheffield in July 2010. Please see www.mucm.ac.uk/UCM2010.html for further information.
The UNCERTAINTY IN COMUPTER MODELS 2012 CONFERENCE took place at Kenwood Hall, Sheffield in July 2012. Please see the UCM 2012 website for further information.
The latest version of the Toolkit is now available through this link. Updates are anticipated approximately every 3 months.
Project Team Meetings
Full Project Team Meetings were held every 6 months; the last one took place in September 2012 at Aston University.
We are pleased to announce that the application for translation funding for MUCM2 has been awarded by EPSRC. MUCM2 will start on 1st October 2010. More information about MUCM2 can be found here.
Workshops for Modellers, Model Users and Decision-Makers
This workshop took place in July 2009 at NOCS, Southampton. Further information, including links to the presentations from this and previous workshops, is available through the link shown below.
Click here for further information on previous MUCM workshops
MUCM and the EPSRC held a Mid Term Review at LSE on 13th January 2009. The resulting report is available to download in the Members Only section.