Jacqueline Materu, a fellow in the Mwanza Fogarty Research Training Program, won the Best Paper Award at the 5th International Conference on Statistics: Theory and Applications (ICSTA 2023), which took place at Brunel University, London. This award was for the presentation of her paper titled “Comparison of survival analysis approaches to modelling age at first sex among youth in Kisesa, Tanzania.”
The ICSTA Best Paper Award is a competitive prize given to authors of the papers that rank highest in a peer review process by the esteemed session chairs of the ICSTA. As a Best Paper Award winner, Jacqueline received a certificate and a 25% discount toward registration for the 2024 ICSTA conference series. Moreover, Jacqueline can submit her modified presented paper to a related journal published by Avestia Publishing for free publication.The Mwanza Fogarty Research Training Program supported Jacqueline’s attendance at the 5th ICSTA. Read more about Jacqueline’s work and the Mwanza Fogarty Research Training Program here.