Data Science NEXUS

Bringing data to life

Promoting interdisciplinary research and collaboration, driving innovation through optimal decision-making, and training future data scientists.
Data is essential for decision making in all areas of society

Do you love making sense out of data?

Statistics lives at the core of scientific reasoning, discovery and development and is the expertise that shapes public policy and business decisions.
Statistical methods and thinking plays an important role in enhancing society.

Statistics
is everywhere!

With the advent of large-scale computing, statistics is an essential component of social, natural, medical and physical sciences, along with business analytics.

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We offer undergraduate honours and major degrees, and joint honours programs In actuarial science, economics, mathematics and computer science.
We are one of the oldest and largest statistical programs in Canada.

A well-recognized &
nationally accredited program

Our courses are accredited by the Statistical Society of Canada, and count for credit towards the Associate Statistician (A.Stat.) designation.
Get paid while you study!

Develop Solid Career Connections – Co-op Program

You will have an amazing opportunity to meet employers in a wide variety of fields in Winnipeg and in national and international locations.

Complex Analysis Research Lab

We offer training opportunities on the development of new methodologies and the use of computational and statistical methods in understanding data, from research assistantships for undergraduate students to post-doctoral fellowships.

Statistical Consulting Service

Working with government, industry, academia and the not for profit sector, Statistical Consulting Service offers customized data analysis and strategy consultation services for research and professional needs.

News & Events

November
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Data Science Conference - Pre-Conference Workshop on "Blang" : Tools for Bayesian data science

Must register for full-conference at: TBA. Limited to first 45 registrants. "Blang" : Tools for Bayesian data science and probabilistic...

 
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Advanced Programming in Python with Applications

This workshop is at an advanced level of Python and provides hands-on experience. Good knowledge in Python is recommended.

Location: University of Manitoba - Fort Garry,Machray Hall 186 Dysart Road Winnipeg MB

 
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Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulations using R

This workshop introduces Monte Carlo Simulation and provides hands-on experience. Participants will learn how to simulate basic statistical distributions using...

Location: University of Manitoba - Fort Garry,Machray Hall 186 Dysart Road Winnipeg MB

 
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Science Pedagogy Speakers' Series: Darja Barr, FoS, Dept. of Mathematics, Lessons Learned

Join us in Room 205 Armes for a Pedagogy Talk with guest Darja Barr, U of M, Lesson Learned in...

Location: University of Manitoba - Fort Garry,Armes Lecture Building 30B Sifton Road Winnipeg MB

December
06

Data Visualization in Python

This workshop introduces data visualization methods using Python and provides hands-on experience. Participants will learn how to use Python graphic...

Location: University of Manitoba - Fort Garry,Machray Hall 186 Dysart Road Winnipeg MB

News

Welcome Back

New students enrolled in the Faculty of Science had a great time at the orientation day organized by the Science Students Association, (SSA), in collaboration with a number of other groups on September 3, 2019. The day included panel discussions from both peers, professors, student advisors, and industry representatives including: David Owasi (David Aplin Group),...

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International Data Conference Nexus 2019 / Art of the Possible

WHAT IS DATA SCIENCE | ART OF THE POSSIBLE? Join us on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at the University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus and discover the latest innovations in machine learning/AI, data and statistical sciences that address solutions to some of the most pressing challenges in health, agriculture, transportation, insurance, and eCommerce. WHAT’S INCLUDED?...

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New Data Science Centre – NEXUS at the U of M

The Faculty of Science announced today that it has formed, Data Science NEXUS, a new data science research centre. NEXUS will lead innovation and discovery in data science, an emerging field that is quickly shaping and reshaping our world. NEXUS aims to aid the U of M and the province in remaining competitive on the global...

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President’s Student Leadership Program announces first cohort of students

Students from 18 disciplines selected to participate in unique leadership program Twenty-seven successful candidates from across Manitoba have been selected to participate in the first cohort of the President’s Student Leadership Program. Students from over 20 faculties and schools across the University of Manitoba, Red River College, University of Winnipeg and University College of the...

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Please join us on Oct. 18 for Intermediate R Data Science Workshop. Please register to attend. https://t.co/zfROzmsgnZ

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Seminar by Dr. Jenna G. Tichon 'Facilitating Questions and Discussions in Small and Large Classrooms' Location: Rm. 111 Armes Lecture Building, @umanitoba @umanitobasci

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Statistics Canada Info Session @umanitoba Sept 30th 4pm in room 111 Armes.

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Exciting news about Nexus 2019: Art of the Possible International Data Science Conference, Nov. 14 @umanitoba! Early bird registration on now. https://t.co/A1rjrNbFGZ