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

February
27

Statistics Seminar - Dr. Mahmoud Torabi

Statistics Seminar by Dr. Mahmoud Torabi from The University of Manitoba on "A Unified Approach to Goodness-of-Fit Tests in Linear...

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

 
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University to Work: An adventure in Biological Data Sciences Dr. Julie Chih-yu Chen

Dr. Julie Chih-yu Chen, Friday, February 28th, 3:30-5:00pm, 205 Armes

Location: University of Manitoba - Fort Garry,Armes Lecture Building 30B Sifton Road Winnipeg MB,205

March
19

Statistics Seminar - Miroslaw Pawlak

Statistics Seminar by Dr. Miroslaw Pawlak from The University of Manitoba on "Nonparametric Estimation of Local Intensity from Level Crossings"

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

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University students solve world problems at Invent for the Planet competition

On Feb. 14-16, the University of Manitoba hosted Invent for the Planet 2020, an international idea and design competition open to all post-secondary students in Manitoba. In a span of 48 hours, seven teams of up to seven students each from Brandon University, the University of Winnipeg and UM all competed to develop innovative solutions...

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Copy of Celebrating those who inspire – Faculty of Science Awards

Celebrating those who inspire. Recognizing excellence in teaching, research, service, and mentorship. The 2019 Faculty of Science Awards were distributed to the following exemplary faculty members. In many cases, the recipients were nominated by their peers, students and colleagues. The awards represent the best in contributions to scholarly work and commitment to the pursuit of...

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Alumni Prove Science Degrees Open Many Doors

This years’ honourees boast a depth and breadth of technical and professional experience to be admired. From Winnipeg to the Arctic Circle, from California to Kenya and war-torn Iraq, their work has effected positive change around the globe. Whether developing cancer vaccines, investigating climate change, optimizing resource management or discovering solutions to mitigate environmental contaminants,...

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Congratulations to our winners ....Please contact Margaret in the Stats General Office to hear about your exciting prize! Could be coffee mug/water bottle or Bill Nye Tickets! @silviajulianalm @jen_doering @OksanaH12 @reelirishgal https://t.co/DxbRoZ9qYX

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 2 hours ago

Motivational monday @umanitobasci #bekind #oneword

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 6 days ago

@NandosPeriPeri Would love to see a Nandos in Winnipeg!

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 1 week ago

My last out of 2 free workshops for beginners in R, how to utilize reprex and datapasta to properly ask for help online! Check out this @Meetup with Winnipeg R User Group https://t.co/2PyrUhcYPT

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

The entire UM community is invited to celebrate Louis Riel Day this Friday, February 14th from 11am-1pm, Bald Eagle Lodge. https://t.co/BgZvKSUhuz #umanitoba #umanitobasci @umanitoba @UmanitobaSSA #louisrielday

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

The moon will be fullest at 2:33 a.m. ET on Sunday, February 9, according to NASA. So bundle up and get excited for the first super moon of 2020. https://t.co/bFMOteFbkR

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

GIVEAWAY TIME!! Let’s hear your best Statistics jokes or puns and be entered to win a prize! Here’s how to enter: 1. FOLLOW @statsuman 2. LIKE this tweet 3. REPLY to this tweet with your best Statistics joke or pun. READY, SET, GO! Winners announced Feb. 21, 2020

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 2 weeks ago

Today's Seminar - Everyone is welcome to attend! @umanitobasci #statistics #seminar

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 2 weeks ago

It's #WorldCancerDay. Many of us have seen that while cancer can change everything, it doesn’t have to define who you are. LIFE is bigger than what you have. It’s about who you’re with and the memories that live on. LIFE is bigger than cancer.💛 RT to share this powerful message.

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Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 3 weeks ago

January Coffee Mug Winners.. @gazelle_onyx @ColePenner9 @18Kennyt Please stop by and see Margaret in the Statistics General Office to pick up your coffee mug! https://t.co/AJAryF8MxC

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 3 weeks ago

#dettol is here to save the day! #TrendingNow #coronavirus

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 3 weeks ago

We have also created a positivity post office in the Statistics General Office - so feel free to stop by any time... @umanitobasci #MentalHealthMatters #BellLetsTalk https://t.co/l3KFWbBZeN

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 3 weeks ago

"Combine science with other interests you like," says Honoured Alum Carl Schwarz, an ecological statistician, studying whales, dolphins, elephants, moose, deer, fish & insects. Join Schwarz and other amazing Alumni at Careers in Science on Jan 30! https://t.co/wZjsOTVOtH

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan Retweeted 3 weeks ago

If you haven’t been to Winnipeg in the past 5 years, you haven’t been to Winnipeg. #WCCSOTC

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Honoured Alumnus Carl Schwarz will be giving a seminar Wed January 29th - Hope to see you there! @umanitobasci #statistics #seminar #alumni

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 1 month ago

Just us tomorrow Jan 23 for Statistics Seminar presented by the Department Head Liqun Wang. #statsseminar @umanitobasci

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 1 month ago