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

October
23

Food for Thought | Michel Desvigne Paysagiste

For close to thirty years, Michel Desvigne has designed and implemented numerous major projects in France and around the world.

 
23

Advanced Programming in Python with Numpy and Pandas

This workshop is at an advanced level of Python and provides hands-on experience.

 
23

Using genetic information to estimate the size of Brook Trout Populations - Dr. Mills Flemming

Online livestream talk & Q&A. For details and link please visit the Faculty of Science website.

 
26

CAFE SCIENTIFIQUE: Parenting During the Pandemic

Join us for this discussion about how the global pandemic is impacting the well-being of families.

Location: Virtual

 
27

Undergraduate Research Poster Competition ONLINE

The Undergraduate Research Poster Competition is an annual event that takes place every fall at UM.

Location: Virtual

 
27

Searching in Web of Science

In this introductory session, you will learn to navigate Web of Science's search interface and construct your own search.

 
28

Data Visualization in the Sciences

This session provides an overview on the use of Data Visualization (including GIS) and how it can be used in...

 
29

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

 
29

Indigenous Scholar Speaker Series - Dr. Brian Rice

Join us for the Indigenous Scholar Speaker Series with Dr. Brian Rice, Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Location: Zoom

 
29

DATA SCIENCE AT THE CITY OF WINNIPEG

Discover what data scientists at the City of Winnipeg are doing!

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...

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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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Please join us in observing Orange Shirt Day on Wednesday, September 30. This day commemorates survivors of the hardships caused by Indian Residential Schools. By wearing an orange shirt, you honour the children whose lives were forever changed. https://t.co/Ko7kZnFm2k

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

Monday, September 28 | One thing is for certain; life is in a constant state of change. If you resist it, you will struggle. If you embrace and welcome the changing tides you will be in perfect harmony and union with the flow.

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

The choices you make today impacts everyone in your life - including family, friends and members of your community. If you do visit and socialize with others, avoid closed-in crowded spaces and consider getting together outdoors as much as possible. #Covid19MB

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

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 1 month 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 months ago

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

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 4 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 5 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 5 months ago
Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 5 months ago

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

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 5 months ago

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

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

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

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

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

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