Research Institute for Statistics and Information Science

At the Research Institute for Statistics and Information Science, our mission is to advance knowledge and understanding in the fields of statistics, analytics, and information science through rigorous research, innovative education, and impactful collaborations. Our goal is to contribute to the advancement of society by empowering individuals and stakeholders with skills and methods to make evidence-based decisions under uncertainty, and to solve complex and data-rich problems through the application of statistics, analytics, and information science.

The key elements of our mission are:

  • Research excellence: We strive for excellence in conducting cutting-edge research in statistics, analytics, and information science. We aim to push the boundaries of knowledge and to contribute to the scientific community by developing fundamental theories, novel methodologies, and effective tools for applications.
  • Education and training: We are committed to providing high-quality education and training programs that equip individuals and stakeholders with the knowledge and skills to solve complex and data-rich problems, and to enable data-driven decision support under uncertainty.
  • Collaboration and partnership: We actively seek national and international collaborations and partnerships with academic institutions, industry, public administrations, and other stakeholders. By fostering interdisciplinary collaborations, we aim to promote knowledge exchange, leverage diverse expertise, and address complex societal challenges.
  • Application and impact: We strive to ensure that the knowledge generated through our research and education is practically applicable and has a positive impact on society. We work closely with practitioners and policymakers to translate research findings into actionable insights, innovative solutions, and evidence-based policies.
  • Ethical practice: We uphold the highest ethical standards in our research, education, and collaboration activities. We promote the responsible and trustworthy use of statistical, analytics, and information science methods, and we are committed to transparency and reproducibility.


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