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

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

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


Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) deadline Fall Term classes

Nov. 23, 2020 Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) deadline Fall Term classes


The Echo Index and Multistability in Input-Driven Recurrent Neural Networks, Lorenzo Livi

Join Lorenzo Livi, Department of Computer Science for a talk on 2020/2021 NEXUS ONLINE DATA ENLIGHTENING SERIES, (NODES) SEMINAR SERIES


Undergraduate Research Opportunities at Bannatyne Campus

Are you an undergraduate student who is curious about paid research opportunities on the Bannatyne campus? Join us on Zoom...

Location: Online


Interactive Visualization Dashboards with R

Interactive Visualization Dashboards with R


My Eureka Moments from STEM Projects - Dr. Stephen Cheng

Join Dr. Stephen Cheng, University of Regina for a Science Pedagogy talk on My Eureka Moments from STEM Projects and...


Career Café

Join this online event and jump-start your career plans. Meet one-on-one to consult with employers from different industry sectors.

Location: online


Summer Research Information Session: Undergraduate Student Research Awards

Learn how to get experience in summer research!

Location: Zoom


Open Data: Manitoba Annual Crop Inventory

This session provides an overview of open data and how it can be used. Focus will be on the Annual...


Cosmos and canvas - Dr. Jayanne English, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy - UM Virtual Learning Series

Explore the process of astronomy image making with Dr. Jayanne English, Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy.


Machine Learning in Python - Part 2

Machine Learning in Python



Join Ashani Wickramasinghe from the University of Manitoba for her talk on Thursday, December 3rd about “Social Network Analysis and Community detection on Spread of COVID-19”. ABSTRACT: In this talk, I will describe the epidemic spread using social network analysis, based on data from the first three months of the COVID-19 outbreak across the world...


New courses! Winter 2021

Check out the following new interdisciplinary courses offered in Winter 2021! Interdisciplinary courses integrate concepts and knowledge from different scientific disciplines providing a more holistic view of a particular topic. Several exciting courses with elements of biology, chemistry, computer science, astronomy, mathematics, statistics, physics, and data science are currently available. For more information please visit...


Statistics Assistant/Associate Professor Position Available

The Department of Statistics invites applications for one full-time tenure-track or tenured position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Read attached document for more details and how to apply. Learn more here.  



Join Dr. Razvan Romanescu from the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba for his talk on Thursday, November 19th about “Efficient Tests of Genetic Association for Rare Variants in Affected Sib Pairs”. ABSTRACT: Next generation sequencing technologies have made it possible to investigate the role of rare variants (RVs) in disease...


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 days 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

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan Retweeted 5 days 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.

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

Assistant/Associate Professor in Statistics | Statistical Society of Canada

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 3 weeks 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.

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

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan Retweeted 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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! #Meetup via @Meetup

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan Retweeted 2 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 3 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:

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 3 months ago

Congratulations to our admin assistant Margaret Smith @borninbelfast66 on this well deserved award! @umanitoba

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

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

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

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

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 5 months ago

From Poker Games to Everyday Life, @ProbabilityProf Jeffrey Rosenthal’s Research Sheds Light on the Role of Luck Versus Skill via

Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan Retweeted 6 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 6 months ago
Statistics Dept - U of Manitoba @StatsUMan 6 months ago