As stated in Article 1 of the Statute, the Italian Statistical Society aims to promote the advancement of statistical science and its applications. To this end it may award prizes or organize other initiatives to achieve these goals.
The Board of Directors of the Italian Statistical Society awards prizes for the best works on scientific research or teaching in the field of statistics.
Every two years the Italian Statistical Society awards:
- three prizes for the best PhD research theses on each of the subjects of Statistics, Demography, and Applied Statistics
- three prizes for the best group activity by a class or a group of classes in a primary school, lower senior school and upper senior school on a topic chosen by the Board of Directors.