2017 ASA DataFest@UofT

This past weekend we managed to run another successful DataFest.  Last year we had 10 teams compete, and this year we had 20 teams (64 teams of 3-4 students signed up to participate)!

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Celebrating 40 years of Statistical Sciences at the University of Toronto April 28, 2017


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Congratulations Prof. Lei Sun, on the CRM-SSC Prize in Statistics 2017

The CRM-SSC Prize in Statistics is awarded annually by the Centre de recherches mathématiques (CRM) and the Statistical Society of Canada (SSC). It is awarded in recognition of a statistical scientist’s professional accomplishments in research during the first fifteen years after having received a doctorate.

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DOSS Dynamic Duel! Radu Craiu 2016 and Lei Sun 2017, CRM-SSC prize in Statistics!

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DOSS Graduate Research Day April 28, 2017 a huge success!

The department of statistical sciences was first established in 1977 by Professor Donald A. S. Fraser. Since its establishment,it has served as a center of excellence for statistical research for four decades with applications in areas including medicaland pharmaceutical research, computer science, finance and insurance.

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Masters of Financial Insurance


Overview
The Department of Statistical Sciences is pleased to announce the launch of its new professional Masters of Financial Insurance (MFI) program. 
The program is now fully approved, and applications are being accepted.

Follow this link to the official MFI webpage

Traditionally, the …

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Nancy Reid at the National Academy of Sciences, Foreign Associates

Academy Elects New Members, Foreign Associates

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Prof. Fang Yao elected to Fellowship in the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 2017

It gives me great pleasure to inform you that you have been elected to Fellowship in the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. Fellowship is a way of honoring the outstanding research and professional contributions of our members, contributions which help keep IMS in a leading role …

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“Married U of T professors beat the odds by both winning Canada’s prestigious statistics prize”

The story “Married U of T professors beat the odds by both winning Canada’s prestigious statistics prize” is now posted on A&S News. We’ve also advised U of T News.

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Welcome to the Department of Statistical Sciences

Our mandate is to serve as a centre of excellence for statistical and actuarial research and education, across the campus, nationally and internationally. Our key strengths are the quality of our research in statistical science, the abilities of our undergraduate and graduate students, our programs in actuarial science and finance, our close ties to biostatisticians in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, and the broad reach of statistical sciences across other disciplines.

We offer courses in actuarial science, probability theory, applied statistics, statistical computation and theoretical statistics. These courses are geared towards a variety of students seeking training in statistical and actuarial reasoning. In addition we actively promote professional designations for our students offered by the Society of Actuaries and the Statistical Society of Canada.

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Winter classes start January 5, 2017

Faculty of Arts & Science

Seminars

Held every Thursday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Sidney Smith Hall