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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

January
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Statistics Seminar - Dr. Liqun Wang

Statistics Seminar by Dr. Liqun Wang from The University of Manitoba on "First Passage Time Distributions for Some Jump-Diffusion Processes...

Location: 111 Armes Lecture Building,University of Manitoba - Fort Garry,Armes Lecture Building 30B Sifton Road Winnipeg MB

 
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Statistics Seminar - Dr. Carl Schwarz

Statistics Seminar by Dr. Carl Schwarz from The University of Manitoba on "Monitoring Illegally Killed Elephants (MIKE) in Africa –...

Location: University of Manitoba - Fort Garry,Robert B. Schultz Lecture Theatre University of Manitoba - Fort Garry Winnipeg MB

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

On Thursday, January 30, 2020, join us for a discussion on careers in STEM, meet Alumni from over the years...

Location: University of Manitoba - Fort Garry,University Centre

February
04

Undergraduate Science Student Town Hall

Undergraduate Student Town Hall Science & Technology Library 12-1PM We want to hear from you. How can we improve your...

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

 
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Statistics Seminar - Dr. Gyanendra Pokharel

Statistics Seminar by Dr. Gyanendra Pokharel from The University of Winnipeg on "Emulation Based Inference for Spatial Dynamics of Infectious...

Location: 111 Armes Lecture Building,University of Manitoba - Fort Garry,Armes Lecture Building 30B Sifton Road Winnipeg MB

News

Faculty of Science celebrates 50 years

The Faculty of Science at the University of Manitoba celebrates 50 years as an independent faculty in 2020. We pay tribute to 50 years of first class science education, research, discovery and invention and, encouraged by increasing awareness that science is for everyone, we look forward to the next 50 years. We invite you to...

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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...

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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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"Combine science with other interests you like," says Honoured Alum Dr. Carl Schwartz, an ecological statistician, studying the demographics of wild animal populations. He's worked with whales, dolphins, elephants, moose, deer, fish & insects. More at: https://t.co/V5ggLFMxKe

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan Retweeted 10 hours ago

Technovation 2020 has officially begun today @umanitobasci #umanitoba Students and teacher from @cbLRSD excited to get started! #technovation2020 #girlpower #saturdaymorning #technology #MakeADifference #codingisfun

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 3 days ago

Stay warm with a Statistics Mug @umanitoba Enter to win 1 of 3 prizes! Here’s how: 1. Follow @statsuman 2. Tag a friend 3. RT this tweet READY…SET…GO! Winners will be announced January 31/2020

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 6 days ago

For the love of Science PEP RALLY - Let’s celebrate the first 50 years, the next 50 and beyond! Join us for the 50th Anniversary kick-off celebration at UMSU University Centre on Thurs.Jan.16. All welcome! Surprises and free stuff! . 👉 https://events https://t.co/WtD3tRw5HJ

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan Retweeted 1 week ago

We are looking for volunteers for #sciencerendezvous, especially those who would like to help with fundraising! If you're interested here is the link to the volunteer form: https://t.co/WCPAX6Jgnl • @umanitobasci @umanitoba

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan Retweeted 1 week ago

The most popular methods to actively manage and drive employee engagement: drafting employee engagement surveys (55%), creating culture committees and events (29%), and offering employee resource groups (20%). #employeeengagement #adminsrock https://t.co/iRa8omYsBz

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan Retweeted 1 week ago

STATISTICS SEMINAR @umanitoba Thursday, January 9, 2020 111 Armes Bldg, 3:45 p.m. Dr. Shakhawat Hossain “Shrinkage Estimation of the Exponentiated Weibull Regression Model for Time-to-Event Data” #firstseminarof2020 #Statistics

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 1 week ago

Here are 7 Data Science Projects on GitHub to Showcase your Machine Learning Skills! https://t.co/uaeFDus3DA #MachineLearning #DataScience

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan Retweeted 2 weeks ago

Happy first day of winter term classes! @umanitobasci #FirstDayBack

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 2 weeks ago

https://t.co/7OrUXcU4kk. or Ph.D. in Statistics?? - January 10th is the application deadline to apply to the Department of Statistics @umanitobasci #gradschool #statistics #highereducation #Manitoba

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 2 weeks ago
Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 1 month ago

Great prizes to be won! Apply today! https://t.co/8ej2tU4JoS

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan Retweeted 1 month ago

STATISTICS SEMINAR Thursday, January 9, 2020 111 Armes Bldg 3:45 p.m. Dr. Shakhawat Hossain #statsseminar @umanitobasci

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 1 month ago

Great opportunity for someone to work for both @MitacsCanada and @NSERC_CRSNG and enhance collaboration between two key Canadian organizations. https://t.co/3v7k1CIaxT

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan Retweeted 1 month ago

Congratulations to @scolphin who knew the contents of our mystery box. Stay turned in the new year....@umanitobasci

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 1 month ago

Here we are, the final two clues.....See you at 4pm at the department holiday party...

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 1 month ago
Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 1 month ago

Statistics Holiday Party @umanitobasci #clue1 #keepfollowing

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 1 month ago

Raptors, Greta, Dolly: Here’s what Canadians Googled in 2019 https://t.co/tmcJ1iFT4O

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan Retweeted 1 month ago