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President’s Student Leadership Program

The President’s Student Leadership Program (PSLP) is Manitoba’s premier postsecondary leadership program. It is a unique-in-Canada immersive learning opportunity that brings together a cohort of students each year together from across disciplines, post-secondary institutions, interests, backgrounds and regions of the province to build their leadership potential. PSLP is the flagship program of the James W. Burns...

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Stu Clark New Venture Championships: Undergraduate Edition – Apply by Jan. 26, 2022

The Stu Clark New Venture Championships: Undergraduate Edition is open to all post-secondary schools across the globe and students can apply individually or as a team. This competition is an excellent opportunity to bridge classroom learning to real-life experience as students pitch their ideas in front of judges and gain valuable feedback. For more information...

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Three Minute Thesis – Graduate students, get ready to submit your applications

DECEMBER 13, 2021 — It’s that time again! Applications for the tenth-anniversary edition of UM’s 3MT competition are now being accepted. The deadline to apply is January 21, 2022. Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is an international research communication competition developed in 2008 by The University of Queensland, where graduate students have three minutes to explain to judges...

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Statistics Job Posting – Assistant Professor

The Department of Statistics invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank, commencing July 1, 2022, or on a date mutually agreed upon. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Duties will include undergraduate teaching, graduate teaching and supervision, research and service-related activities. The successful candidate will have a track...

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November 18 is the International Day of LGBTQIA+ People in STEM

November 18 has been selected to celebrate and highlight the work and barriers of LGBTQIA+ people in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM). Among their many struggles, we see that 28% of LGBT+ people have at some point considered leaving their jobs because of a hostile workplace or discrimination towards them. 2o% of trans people...

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Statistics Job Posting

Drs. Max Turgeon and Alexandre Leblanc, from the Department of Statistics at the University of Manitoba, in partnership with IOTO International Inc., seek to hire a post-doctoral fellow to work on measuring performance of Canadian and American politicians using sparse multivariate methods. Remote work is available for this position. IOTO International Inc., a non-partisan analysis company that...

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JOB POSTING

The Department of Statistics within the Faculty of Science at the University of Manitoba invites applications for one full-time appointment at the rank of Instructor I. The appointment will begin on January 1, 2022, or on a mutually agreed upon date. The position is continuing, subject to the successful completion of a probationary period. Minimum...

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In Memory of Lai Kow Chan

Lai Kow Chan, who was an active member of the Canadian statistical community for nearly 30 years, passed away in late December of 2020, at the age of 80. Through Lai’s many years in the statistical community he spent 14 years in our very own Department of Statistics here at the University of Manitoba. Former...

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Welcome Back Coffee

As we ramp back up to full return to campus in January, the Dean, Brian Mark, would like to invite you to have a cup of coffee in the SSA lounge, and weather permitting the Court Yard, to start re-engaging with your colleagues. Please RSVP to Tracy Foster, on the dates noted to ensure we are keeping capacity (20 people) with Health orders. The...

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Cheer on the Faculty of Science 3MT 2021 Competitors

On August 10 & 11th students will be challenged to showcase their research to a general audience in a three-minute or less in a 3MT competition. Part of the Faculty of Science, Student Undergraduate Summer Research Experience Program. There will be two competitions that will air live on the Faculty of Science YouTube channel. Life...