Yuli Liang and Chengcheng Hao will use the scholarships to visit the Department of Management Science and Statistics, in the University of Texas at San Antonio, United States, in January 2014. They will work with Dr. Anuradha Roy, Associate Professor and one of the leading researchers in testing patterned covariance structures of linear models. During a two weeks long visit they will try to solve some problems in this research area together.

Sofia Normark is visiting Professor Weng Kee Wong at the Department of Biostatistics in UCLA, in April 2014.