# Thomas B Berrett Research Prize

The Research Prize is awarded to Thomas B Berrett for outstanding contributions to understanding and developing nearest neighbour methods for classification, entropy and related functional estimation, and for highly original work on independence and conditional independence testing.

Of particular note is his paper on ‘The conditional permutation test for independence while controlling for confounders’ (with Y Wang, RF Barber and Rj Samworth, JRSBB, to appear).