News and Highlights
A first look at federal statistical and research budgets in the FY18 Trump Administration Budget Blueprint
The ASA has begun tracking the FY18 federal budget process. See this first blog entry.
ASA Writes to Greek Prime Minister Regarding Charges against its former Chief Statistician, Dr. Andreas Georgiou
Find out more from the 3/29 ASA press release or this blog entry.
ASA, with Statistical Community, Watching Carefully for the Integrity of Federal Statistical Data
Statistical Issues Seen in Non-Statistics Proposals
The ASA Committee on Funded Research has produced a document to help researchers in other disciplines improve their funding proposals, Statistical Issues Seen in Non-Statistics Proposals. Please out distribute it to your non-statistics researcher networks and send the committee ideas for future projects.
ASA Experts Provide Recommendations to Funding Agencies for Supporting Reproducible Research
ASA reproducible research experts have created a document
highlighting some of the principles and challenges of reproducible research following those up with several recommendations for funding agencies to consider. As the document states, ASA’s “motivation is to help produce better scientific research and to highlight the role of statistics and statisticians. We do not intend these steps to
be official recommendations that must
be implemented but hope they are received as
constructive contributions to the ongoing discussions.”