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.

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.

your options

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


Careers in Science - Pathways to Exceptional Achievement Event, with Honoured Alumni

On Thursday, January 30, 2020, the Faculty of Science will celebrate eight outstanding alumni at the fourth annual Careers in...

Location: University of Manitoba - Fort Garry,University Centre


The centre of it all: Faculty of Science’s new data science NEXUS explained

A nexus is defined as “the central or most important place”. When it comes to data science, the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Science has a new ‘important place’ of its own: the Data Science NEXUS. The result of efforts by a committee of over 20 members from the U of M community, it’s led...


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),...


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?...


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...


Great opportunity for someone to work for both @MitacsCanada and @NSERC_CRSNG and enhance collaboration between two key Canadian organizations.

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Please join us on Oct. 18 for Intermediate R Data Science Workshop. Please register to attend.

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