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.


Congratulations to our October, 2017 graduate: Bo Yun Min (M.Sc.).

Upcoming Exam

STAT 1000 Midterm
Monday, October 30 at 5:30 p.m.

Upcoming Seminars

Statistics seminar: Francis Zwiers: “Probable maximum precipitation estimation and uncertainty quantification using bivariate extreme value analysis” — Thursday, October 19 at 2:45 p.m., 301 Biological Sciences.

Interdisciplinary seminar: Francis Zwiers: “Changing Weather Extremes: Who or What is to Blame?” — Friday, October 20 at 3:30 p.m., Robert Schultz Theatre.

PIMS lecture: Melania Alvarez — Thursday, October 26 at 4 p.m., Robert Schultz Theatre.

Statistics seminar: Paul Gustafson — Thursday, November 2 at 2:45 p.m., 301 Biological Sciences.

Where are they now?

Llwellyn Maria Armstrong, M.Sc (1992)

Mostofa Sarkar, M.Sc. (2012)