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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your options

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

August
07

[Free Science Online Public Talks] SPOT - Why talk about antimicrobial resistance during a pandemic?

Why talk about antimicrobial resistance during a viral pandemic? Dr. Ayush Kumar, Professor, Department of Microbiology

 
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[Free Science Online Public Talks] SPOT - Lampreys: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - M. Docker

In North America, lampreys have been “saddled with 50 years of bad PR” as a result of the huge economic...

 
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[Free Science Online Public Talks] SPOT - Nirvani Umadat, Dental Surgeon, Astronaut Candidate

Nirvani Umadat - Citizen-Scientist Astronaut Candidate Dental Surgeon, Biotechnologist, Healthcare Entrepreneur. Project PoSSUM, The University of British Columbia. Canada

September
03

Graduate Student Orientation Online Workshops

Please register for the free workshops available for Graduate Students! Fort Garry students: http://umanitoba.ca/graduate_studies/orientation.html Bannatyne students: http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/bannatyneorientation.html

Location: Online

 
08

Qualico Bridge to Success Program Application Deadline

Supporting first year Indigenous student success.

 
10

Neechiwaken Mentor and Mentee Application Deadline

The Neechiwaken Indigenous Peer Mentor Program helps first-year students transition to university life by promoting student engagement and a sense...

 
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Indigenous Circle of Empowerment Application Deadline

The Indigenous Circle of Empowerment (ICE) is a student leadership development program rooted in culture and focused on self-development and...

Location: Online

News

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...

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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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New Bachelor in Data Science Degree at University of Manitoba

The Faculty of Science is pleased to announce that Manitoba Economic Development and Training has approved the establishment of a new degree program, a Bachelor of Science (Major) in Data Science. “We are at the beginning of an era of discovery in the field of data science. While the field has already seen explosive growth,...

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2020 Awards of Excellence Winner

Congratulations to our Admin Assistant Margaret Smith for being a 2020 Awards of Excellence Winner. Read more on the UM Today page.

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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 week 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month ago

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

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 2 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 2 months ago

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

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Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 2 months ago

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

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 2 months ago

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

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

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

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

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

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

The silver lining to the disruption caused by the coronavirus epidemic is that the #umanitoba community has clearly acted selflessly, helping those who truly need it. A hearty thank you to @acgerstein and @KindrachukJason for your efforts! #COVID19 https://t.co/isFUtOfvKb

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

Delivery or Takeout? What's your favourite restaurant?#TakeoutWednesday #SupportLocalBusinesses #StaySafeEveryone https://t.co/L3G6iM1hiV

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 3 months ago