Latest News And Announcements

Program for IMPS available

The detailed program for IMPS is available here. See also the files available for download from that page, including details of the parallel sessions and the abstract books for the talks and posters. See here for all downloads available related to the conference.

There will be a number of events for students, including a Graduate Student Lunch on Tuesday the 14th (deadline for signing up is July 3). 

Information about Beijing and Practical Tips have been added under "Beijing". 

Lawrence Hubert wins 2015 Career Award for Lifetime Achievement!

Lawrence Hubert, Lyle H. Lanier Professor of Psychology and Professor of Statistics and Educational Psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, wins the 2015 Psychometric Society Career Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Sy-Miin Chow, Associate Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the Pennsylvania State University, wins the 2015 Psychometric Society Early Career Award.

Michelle LaMar, Associate Research Scientist in the Center for Advanced Psychometrics at Educational Testing Service, wins the 2015 Psychometric Society Dissertation Prize.


18 Travel Awards For IMPS 2015

We are delighted to announce that 18 Travel Awards will be available to support graduate students wishing to give a talk at IMPS 2015 in Beijing. We are very grateful to Pearson and ETS for sponsoring most of the awards! Three awards are provided by the Psychometric Society. Please consult the Travel Award page for more information.  

The application deadline is the same as the deadline for abstract submission: March 20.

Graduate students, please apply!

IMPS Proceedings & Springer Discount!

The Proceedings of IMPS 2013 in Arnhem were published recently, and the book is available to members at a 30% discount! The book, entitled “Quantitative Psychology Research” and edited by Millsap, Bolt, Van der Ark, and Wang, contains 29 chapters covering a wide range of advanced issues in item response theory, factor analysis, evaluation of reliability, model selection, parameter estimation, mediation analysis, and more. The Proceedings of IMPS 2014 will be published later this year.

Follow us on Twitter

The Psychometric Society is now on Twitter. Follow us at @pmetricsoc to stay up to date with the latest society news and announcements. 

Cast your vote!

Dear Psychometric Society Member,

Please take a moment to vote for the new President of the Psychometric Society, two new members of the Board of Trustees, and one new member of the Editorial Council. We greatly value your participation.

The candidates for President are Anders Skrondal and Francis Tuerlinckx. Information about all candidates (pictures and bios) is posted here.

Online voting is easy. Simply go to the electronic ballot and rank the candidates. This will require you to log in as a member. If you don't remember your username or password, you can easliy reset both by selecting "Request New Password." Elections close on January 30, 2015 (5:00 p.m., PST).