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
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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

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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.

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Meet Aleeza Gerstein, 2021 Rh Award Winner in the Health Sciences category

Aleeza Gerstein is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Science, who specializes in the evolution of human fungal pathogens. Her interdisciplinary lab combines clinical sampling, microbial experiments, and computational statistical methods to understand conditions that promote disease. Gerstein is the 2021 recipient of the Terry G. Falconer Memorial Rh Institute Foundation Emerging Researcher Award...

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Elite researchers recognized with Rh Awards

MAY 27, 2022 — As UM Today reports: Eight UM faculty members will receive Rh Awards, recognizing excellence in research, scholarly work and creative activities. For more than 50 years, the Rh Awards have been in place to support the advancement of knowledge across disciplines at UM. Funds for the Rh Awards come from the royalties of...

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

  MARCH 8, 2022 —  International Women’s Day has its roots in labour movements, women’s suffrage movements, and socialist feminism from the early 1900s. Building on this rich history, the United Nations began celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8 during International Women’s Year 1975. Two years later, in December 1977, the General Assembly adopted a...

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Entrepreneurship course inspires innovation and business training at Faculty of Science

Students have given a unanimous thumbs-up to the new course, SCI 4000 The Science Entrepreneurial Mindset! The course aims to provide students with an entrepreneurial toolkit and the confidence to bring their ideas to market. “To say this course exceeded my expectation would be an understatement! I learned many useful techniques. This course is what...

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Whether it's your first time at UM or you just need a bit of a refresher, join us for a campus tour! Tours running this week: 👉 Tuesday, Aug. 2 👉 Wednesday, Aug. 3 👉 Thursday, Aug. 4 #UManitoba https://t.co/RykL4tHPpc

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

UM researchers are working towards Terry Fox’s dream of a world without cancer. Recognizing the efforts of @UM_RadyFHS Marshall Pitz & Thomas Klonisch, members of the Prairie Consortium of The Terry Fox Cancer Centre Network and @tfri_research. #UManitoba #TerryFoxDay

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

Join us August 10 for Ready to Roam! This event offers activities that will introduce you to the spaces, places, opportunities and supports available to all UM students. #UManitoba https://t.co/XQZbqAhw7o

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

Excited to announce our keynote event at CASSIS 2022! Moneyball Then and Now: A Conversation with Billy Beane Details, including registration link, at https://t.co/waq4mdCOqO

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

In-person classes and masking mandate will continue in September. KN95 masks are highly recommended, but 3-ply medical masks (minimum ASTM Grade 2) will also be acceptable. #UManitoba https://t.co/uKFKgZDjjB

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

There’s a guest appearance of me and STAT 2300 in the latest edition of TeachingLIFE: UM Today | TeachingLIFE | Rethinking UM’s approach to experiential learning https://t.co/EvWSbcTmxH

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

#RStats tip that I got from @gavinprm and now use daily. If you want to close all your @rstudio source files, except the one you're on, use Ctrl + Alt +Shift +W. No more closing every single script and view to clean things up.

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

If you like hockey & data science, don't miss the Big Data Cup 2022 webinar on July 15, supported by CANSSI/INCASS. A panel of #NHL executives will judge presentations by teams using hockey data from women's tournaments & NCAA games. Register here: https://t.co/lmtSHPXVB3

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

Applications for Lab2Market NSERC Fall 2022 Cohort will be closed on June 27th, 2022, less than a week! Apply now https://t.co/uiEDxQMWJm There is $15,000 in funding to support researchers in getting their idea off the ground and so much more support! #umanitoba #umanitobasci

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

On July 8, Trevor Campbell of @ubcscience will present a new method that addresses the challenges associated with using Bayesian coresets with large datasets. It's part of the CANSSI/@SSC_stat Cross-Country Tour on Zoom. Get the details and register here: https://t.co/Mfotj0P4wC

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

On Wednesday, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will interact directly with students, faculty and staff in a special video event. UM is one of several Canadian universities to provide this unique opportunity to its community. Registration required. #UManitoba https://t.co/9PabsDGWon

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

THIS WEEK! CANSSI has programs that support research in statistical and data sciences. Join us this Friday June 17 at the online CANSSI Town Hall for an overview. Here's the link to register: https://t.co/CIyqZp0KVz

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

Connie Stewart uses statistical analysis to estimate the diets of marine predators. Learn more about her collaborative work with biologists at the next CANSSI/SSC Cross-Country Tour presentation on Friday, June 17. Register here: https://t.co/Mfotj0P4wC @SSC_stat @UNBSaintJohn

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

In case you missed our CANSSI Prairies Summit, recordings of the opening, the keynote by @robtibshirani and the talk by Sunmee Kim @um_research on "How and Why Quantitative Psychologists Collaborate with Health/Behavioural Scientists" are available here: https://t.co/ZVbG9Zr29k

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

Want to know more about what CANSSI does and how it can support your work? Join us for the public Town Hall June 17 on Zoom to hear about our recent activities and plans for the future. Register here: https://t.co/CIyqZp0KVz

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

Congratulations to the grads of 2022! #UManitoba2022 #UManitoba

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

Don Estep Director, CANSSI Please considering attending the 2022 CANSSI Town Hall Friday, June 17, 2022 | 10–11 a.m. PDT | On Zoom I will present an overview of Institute activities to the community and field comments and questions https://t.co/6nagu4xwvz

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

This Friday (June 3) from 12:30–13:30 EDT, CANSSI Deputy Director Andrea Benedetti, Associate Director Joanna Mills Flemming (CANSSI Atlantic) will join me in presenting an overview of CANSSI programs and plans at the SSC 2022 Annual Meeting. See https://t.co/b0hij36O7d

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

Our deputy director Andrea Benedetti plus our director @donestep1 and Joanna Mills Flemming from @AtlanticCanssi will do a virtual presentation on @CANSSIINCASS 's programs and plans on Fri June 3, 12:30–13:30, at the @SSC_stat Annual Meeting. Details: https://t.co/DuY7UhL9PV

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Meet Aleeza Gerstein, 2021 Rh Award Winner in the Health Sciences category https://t.co/RflXHta22n

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