About Us

Welcome to the Department of Statistics at the University of Manitoba! Founded in 1967, the Department has a long and rich history. It currently has 16 full-time academic members, with research expertise in diverse areas of Statistics and Probability. It offers a full range of programs in Statistics, leading to B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees.

The University of Manitoba is western Canada’s first university, established in 1877. The University community includes approximately 2,000 academic staff, 2,500 support staff, 25,000 undergraduate students and 2,700 graduate students. The University of Manitoba is one of Canada's leading research universities, and faculty of the University receive more than $90 million in external research grants and contracts annually.

Important Dates

March 20: Start of Summer term registration

March 30: Good Friday (University Closed)

April 1: Easter Sunday (University Closed)

Upcoming Seminars

Statistics seminar: Forough Khadem: “Mitacs Research Funding & Training Opportunities” — Thursday, March 22 at 2:45 p.m., 301 Biological Sciences.

PIMS lecture: Troy Day: “The Mathematics of Social Evolution” — Thursday, March 22 at 4 p.m., Robert Schultz Theatre.

Statistics seminar: Iraj Yadegari — Thursday, April 5 at 2:45 p.m..

Where are they now?

Wan-Chen Lee, Ph.D. (2014)

Jeffrey Alan Sloan, Ph.D. (1991)