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
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 is the expertise that shapes public policy and business decisions
Data Science NEXUS

Bringing data to life

Promoting interdisciplinary research and collaboration, driving innovation through optimal decision-making, and training future data scientists
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
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
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
Department of Statistics

Course and Program Changes

Various undergraduate course and program changes will be put in place for the Department of Statistics, effective at the beginning of the Fall 2020 academic term.

Science News & Events

September
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Last date to add Fall Term and Fall/Winter Term spanning courses

Sep. 23, 2020 Last date to add Fall Term and Fall/Winter Term spanning courses

 
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Culture & Connection: A Series for New International Students Session 1 (Graduate Students)

These interactive advising sessions, hosted by International Centre advisors, help new international students make sense of their new life at...

Location: Zoom (online)

 
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Culture & Connection: A Series for New International Students Session 1 (Undergraduate Students)

These interactive advising sessions, hosted by International Centre advisors, help new international students make sense of their new life at...

Location: Zoom (online)

 
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Weekly Support Chat for International Students

Current and new international students are invited to join the UM International Centre and fellow students for a weekly video...

Location: Zoom online meeting

 
24

Bank of Canada Student Recruitment & Data Science Nodes Talk

Demand for Payment Services and Consumer Welfare: The Introduction of a Central Bank Digital Currency

 
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Basic and Intermediate Python - Data Science Nexus Workshop

This workshop introduces basic and intermediate concepts in Python and provides hands-on experience. Please register through Eventbrite to attend.

 
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Planning for Career Success: International Undergraduate Student Workshop Series

This 6-session interactive workshop series supports undergraduate students who intend to work in Canada during their studies and/or after graduation.

 
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ASE Career Fair Prep Workshop - Distance Delivery

ASE Career Fair is going Virtual! Get tips on how to highlight your strengths and skills and impress potential employers...

October
01

Weekly Support Chat for International Students

Current and new international students are invited to join the UM International Centre and fellow students for a weekly video...

Location: Zoom online meeting

 
02

Basic and Intermediate R

An introduction to basic &intermediate concepts in R & provides hands-on experience. Participants will learn how to program with R.

News

CANSSI Prairies – the University of Manitoba and the Canadian Statistical Sciences institute announce a new collaboration

The University of Manitoba Faculty of Science and the Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI) have agreed to collaborate to promote statistical sciences research and training, both in Canada and internationally; to establish a Regional Centre for the Prairie Region: Manitoba, Saskatchewan, NWT and Nunavut (“CANSSI Prairies”). CANSSI Prairies; will support data-intensive research, provide opportunities for...

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Winners of the 2020 3MT Undergraduate Student Competition

The winners of the 2020 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience 3MT thesis competition hosted by the Faculty of Science are: LIFE SCIENCES 1st Place: Juanita Garcia – “Can we use current to treat orthostatic hypotension after spinal cord injury?” Supervisor: Dr. Kristine Cowley, Department of Physiology 2nd Place: Kyra Cebula  – “Brain Imaging-Based Biomarker for Alzheimer’s Disease” Supervisor:...

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Presentation: Overview of Statistics Program and Course Changes

On July 22, 2020, a presentation explaining our recent program and course changes was given by the Undergraduate Associate Head from the Department of Statistics along with an Academic Advisor from the Faculty of Science. The presentation, including questions and responses from students who attended it, was recorded and can be accessed via the link...

News

NEW Undergraduate Course & Program Changes in Statistics

Effective at the beginning of the Fall 2020 academic term, various undergraduate course and program changes will be put in place for the Department of Statistics. These changes include the implementation of new courses, reduction of pre-requisites, increased flexibility in satisfying your degree requirements and much more! The following points highlight the most important aspects...

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Winnipeg Data Science Meet-Up is back (online)! It will be hosted on September 22nd 2020, ill be going, so hope to see you there! https://t.co/u9qNekevz9 #Meetup via @Meetup

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

Reminder: UM students will be without email access from today @ 4:30 pm to Monday, August 24 at 8:30 am.  Aurora Waitlist notifications will be paused during this outage.

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

Want to learn how a computer can identify the image of a specific human face? Take this project course! 📚 The Faculty of Science is announcing a Science elective course for Fall 2020: SCI 2000 Image Processing Theory and Applications.💻 Learn more at: https://t.co/PAGRLBroFk

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 1 month ago

Congratulations to our admin assistant Margaret Smith @borninbelfast66 on this well deserved award! @umanitoba https://t.co/SY7G6UaFcf

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 2 months ago

Remember to always #StayHome if you are sick or feeling a little unwell. If you have any symptoms, visit a screening location to get tested for #COVID19. #Covid19MB

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

The BookStore opens to customers on Tuesday, August 4! Can't wait? Order online and pickup in-store: https://t.co/ZdgodheApc

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

Winnipeg, you shared a powerful message of unity at Friday's rally. Let's keep the momentum for change rolling.

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

REMINDER: Slow progress is still progress. @umanitoba @umanitobasci #InThisTogether2020

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 3 months ago

From Poker Games to Everyday Life, @ProbabilityProf Jeffrey Rosenthal’s Research Sheds Light on the Role of Luck Versus Skill https://t.co/qYU9HYECQ6 via https://t.co/mQ71WqyMxB

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan Retweeted 4 months ago

U of M to continue e-learning in fall on the front of Thursday's @WinnipegNews #wfp

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan Retweeted 4 months ago
Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 4 months ago

Fall term = remote learning! @umanitoba @umanitobasci https://t.co/GwrmVjGInZ

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 4 months ago

Sink or swim... the choice is yours! https://t.co/YZxi3jC6E8

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 4 months ago

Registering for Summer Term Remote Learning Courses? The complete list of course offerings are available on Aurora, as of May 4th. For more info: https://t.co/0fOQZl3uTc #umanitoba #umanitobasci

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan Retweeted 4 months ago

Application Deadline: May 18, 2020. https://t.co/lqc6V9w0OW

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan Retweeted 4 months ago

FoS Covid-19 Emergency Student Funding - Faculty of Science https://t.co/M9beUFRIL0

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan Retweeted 4 months ago

A virtual welcome to our USRA Summer Students - Shivani Bhardwaj, Wanmeng Wang, Woming Qiu, Wahid Salauddin, Emma Lee, Rebecca Kozar and Xiaogi Xie. @umanitobasci #USRA #Summer2020

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 4 months ago

“My advice to young people entering science: you should do it for the love of science … You should enter science because you are fascinated by it.” Happy birthday to James Peebles, awarded the #NobelPrize in Physics in 2019 "for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology."

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan Retweeted 5 months ago

There are a number of final grade options for students to consider for the Winter Term and Fall/Winter spanned courses that ended in April. See the FAQ’s for how these options may affect you. #umanitoba #COVID19 https://t.co/jQRhWCUTE8

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan Retweeted 5 months ago