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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...

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NSERC 2021 research grant recipients announced

From the Subarctic to Subatomic Physics several big ideas are being funded at the Faculty of Science. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) recently announced the recipients of the 2021 Discovery Grants Program. This program supports ongoing programs of research with long-term goals rather than a single short-term project or collection...

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RESEARCH ASSOCIATE OPPORTUNITY

We are seeking a researcher with expertise in the field of data science, applied within the scope of commercial building efficiency and healthy building analysis. The successful applicant will be working directly with a private-sector startup in the building efficiency retrofit sector, with a focus on identifying best practices from industry literature and research application,...

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UM Science Co-op graduate Madison Chapel on frontline national watch for COVID-19 variants

BIOINFORMATICS INSTITUTE, SINGAPORE. MADISON CHAPEL TALLEST IN MIDDLE. In October 2020, Madison Chapel graduated with a BSc. Honours degree in Microbiology, now she’s at the frontlines of Canada’s national genomic surveillance program for the virus that causes COVID-19, something which she credits is thanks in a large part to the opportunity she had to participate...

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STATISTICS SEMINAR – Apr. 15

Join Dr. April Gislason, the Research Facilitator in Faculty of Science at the University of Manitoba for their talk on Thursday, April 15th about “NSERC Discovery Grants – Best Practices for Preparing a Strong Application”. ABSTRACT: The goal of this seminar is to provide information that will be helpful for both early career and established...

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Data Science Conference and Student Challenge Nexus 2021

The Faculty of Science is hosting a virtual Data Science Conference and Student Challenge, Nexus 2021, Bridging Academia and Industry, May 19-21,2021. The virtual conference will explore new and emerging trends in Digital Agriculture (May 19), Public Health (May 20), Transportation and Logistics, (May 21). Full-Conference Registration (three days) includes access to all keynote presentations and three additional presentations per day....

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STATISTICS SEMINAR – Apr. 8

Join our two invited speakers, Mr. Chenwei Bai and Mr. Zhiyong Jin for their talk on Thursday, April 8th. TALK 1 Time: 2:30pm on Thursday, April 8 Speaker: Mr. Chenwei Bai, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba Title of the talk: Comparison of Forecasting Methods for Covid-19 Abstract: Covid-19 is a global challenge that requires research from all areas....