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

Explore
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

January
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Dr. Melanie Blokesch, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

Pathoecology and evolution of Vibrio cholerae

 
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Fall/Winter Term spanning courses Voluntary Withdrawal deadline with Winter term refund

Jan. 29, 2021 Fall/Winter Term spanning courses Voluntary Withdrawal deadline with Winter term refund

 
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Last date to drop Winter Term and Winter/Summer Term spanning courses with refunds

Jan. 29, 2021 Last date to drop Winter Term and Winter/Summer Term spanning courses with refunds

 
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The Cell Phone: Humanity Transformed with guest speaker Martin Cooper (inventor of the cell phone)

Join Martin Cooper, pioneer of the wireless communications industry for a talk on the invention that transformed humanity.

February
01

Deadline to Apply Online to Graduate for Spring 2021 (most students)

Feb. 1, 2021 Deadline to Apply Online to Graduate for Spring 2021 (most students)

 
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Last date to add Winter and Winter/Summer Term spanning courses

Feb. 1, 2021 Last date to add Winter and Winter/Summer Term spanning courses

 
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Graduation date for students graduating in February 2021

Feb. 3, 2021 Graduation date for students graduating in February 2021

 
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Pathways to Exceptional Achievement - Career Panel Discussion

On Thursday, February 4, 2021, celebrate the incredible achievements of our 2021 honoured alumni, and join us for a discussion...

 
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Louis Riel Day (University closed)

Feb. 15, 2021 Louis Riel Day (University closed)

 
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Winter Term break (no classes)

Feb. 16 to 19, 2021 Winter Term break (no classes)

News

5 Days of Positivity

Join us for the 5-Days of Positivity Challenge next week January 18 – 22, 2021, on social media! Together let’s get our Winter Term 2021 off to a great start! Why Participate? The Science of Positive thinking is more than warm fuzzy thoughts! Research suggests that positive thinking can not only help you feel better...

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Science and Art: Exploration, Imagination and Innovation – with Erwin Huebner

Please join Professor Emeritus Erwin Huebner on Wednesday, December 16th at 3:30 pm for his lecture, entitled “Science and Art: Exploration, Imagination and Innovation – Artist Books Inspired by Science”. Presented via Livestream, this public talk is part of the 50th-anniversary celebration of the Faculty of Science. In addition to his presentation, Dr. Huebner will unveil his new book: “Celebrating the People of...

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Faculty of Science introduces the Wawatay program for Indigenous students

Dennis Ballard is working with Manitoba First Nations to recruit Indigenous students interested in becoming Indigenous scientists and supporting health, environment, technology and industry in their own home communities. Ballard is leading the new Wawatay program where the first cohort of UM Indigenous students will journey together through a bachelor of science degree. The long-term...

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Ambassadors of science – new science communications course

In his 1374 epic poem “Troilus and Criseyde”, Geoffrey Chaucer offered up the following observation:  “Mighty oaks from little acorns grow.” The idea that big things come from small beginnings is a concept of which Christina Penner is well aware. The Computer Science instructor received notice of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada...

Twitter

Grad Students: Do you want to give people an insightful look at your groundbreaking research, and have a chance to win cash prizes? If yes, you do not want to miss this opportunity! 3MT - Deadline to apply: Jan. 21. https://t.co/ePrHKUHnbD

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

You: if you put root beer in a square glass you get beer Me, an intellectual: You get Absolut

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

#StayHome. Don’t go anywhere unless it is absolutely essential. This is what has to be done to bring these numbers down. #Covid19MB

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

Flu shots will be available from University Health Services to anyone on Nov. 30, 2020 from 8:45 - 3:45 in the University Centre, MPR 2nd floor. An appointment is required in advance to avoid crowding and to follow the Covid19 protocols. Please call 204-474-8411. @umanitoba

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 2 months ago

270 new cases of #Covid19MB have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. These cases are located in the following RHA's: Interlake-Eastern: 21 Northern: 16 Prairie Mountain: 8 Southern Health-Santé Sud: 106 Winnipeg: 119 Learn more at https://t.co/5tB1jfdpkR. https://t.co/IkunZJPaY8

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

How statistics is applied during a pandemic. Data gathered by @umanitoba Science Co-op student Margot Henry relating to COVID and hospitalizations is being used to drive public health action. https://t.co/NttCBGDcSz

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

Assistant/Associate Professor in Statistics | Statistical Society of Canada https://t.co/eLESHSitHK

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 2 months ago

Winnipeg is moving quickly to close city-run facilities after the province announced stricter COVID-19 restrictions for the city and surrounding area starting Monday. https://t.co/McYh4zW6KI

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

Since October 21st, we’ve announced 15 deaths and 1,043 new cases of #Covid19MB. Many of these cases are linked to social gatherings in larger groups. I urge Manitobans to reduce the number of contacts you have. Don’t socialize in groups or with people outside your household.

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

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 months 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 months 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 months 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 4 months 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 7 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 7 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 7 months ago

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

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 7 months ago