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STATISTICS SEMINAR – Feb. 6

Join Dr. Gyanendra Pokharel from the University of Winnipeg for his talk on Thursday, February 6th about “Emulation Based Inference for Spatial Dynamics in Infectious Diseases”. ABSTRACT: Mechanistic models of infectious disease spread are key to inferring spatio-temporal infectious disease transmission dynamics. Ideally, covariate data and the infection status of individuals over time would be...

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STATISTICS SEMINAR – Feb. 27

Join Dr. Mahmoud Torabi from the University of Manitoba for his talk on Thursday, February 27th about “A Unified Approach to Goodness-of-Fit Tests in Linear Mixed Models”. ABSTRACT: We develop a method originally proposed by R. A. Fisher into a general procedure, called tailoring, for deriving goodness-of-fit tests that are guaranteed to have a chi-square...

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STATISTICS SEMINAR- Feb. 20

Join Dr. Aurelie Labbe from HEC Montréal for her talk on Thursday, February 20th about ” Spatiotemporal Regularized Factorization for Traffic Data Imputation”. ABSTRACT: The traffic system is a system of spatiotemporal distributions. Spatiotemporal traffic data, which can be regarded as multivariate time series, are often collected using a network of sensors. However, sensor technologies or...

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STATISTICS SEMINAR- Jan. 23

Join Dr. Liqun Wang form the University of Manitoba for his talk on Thursday, January 23rd about “First Passage Time Distributions for Some Jump-Diffusion Processes and Flexible Boundaries”. ABSTRACT: The first passage time (FPT) plays an important role in many scientific fields, including biology and genetics, epidemiology, economics, finance and insurance, engineering, environmental science, physics,...

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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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STATISTICS SEMINAR- Jan. 29

Join former University of Manitoba Alumni, Dr. Carl Schwarz from Simon Fraser University for his talk on Wednesday, January 29th about “Monitoring Illegally Killed Elephants (MIKE) in Africa – A Bayesian Approach”. ABSTRACT: CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) is an international agreement between governments. Its aim...

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STATISTICS SEMINAR- Jan. 9

Join Dr. Shakhawat Hossain from the University of Winnipeg for his talk on Thursday, January 9th about “Shrinkage Estimation of the Exponentiated Weibull Regression Model for Time-to-Event Data”. ABSTRACT: The exponentiated Weibull distribution is a convenient alternative to the generalized gamma distribution to model time-to-event data. It accommodates both monotone and non-monotone hazard shapes, and...

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STATISTICS SEMINAR

Speaker: Dr. Elif Acar, Department of Statistics Thursday, November 28, 2019 in 111 Armes Lecture Building at 3:45pm Refreshments will be served between 3:15pm-3:45pm in 318D Machray Hall before the seminar.   Abstract: In many applications, covariates are subject to measurement error. While there is a vast literature on measurement error problems in regression settings,...

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Undergraduate Student Research Awards Summer 2020

NSERC, NSERC Indigenous, Faculty of Science, Jack Prior, Phil Hultin and H.D. Gesser Undergraduate Student Research Awards for Summer 2020 For application details follow this link – Faculty of Science Undergraduate Research Awards (USRA) – or following the instructions in the attachment below. DEADLINE TO APPLY: JANUARY 17, 2020

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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...