2017 ASA DataFest@UofT

On May 5-7, 2017, we ran 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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Congratulations Prof. Lei Sun, on the CRM-SSC Prize in Statistics 2017

U of T professor Lei Sun has won the 2017 CRM-SSC Prize in Statistics!

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DOSS Dynamic Duo! Radu Craiu and Lei Sun win CRM-SSC Prize!

Radu Craiu and Lei Sun became the only couple in history to both receive the CRM-SSC Prize, Canada’s most prestigious mid-career statistics award.

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DOSS 2017 Graduate Research Day a huge success!

The U of T Statistics Graduate Student Research Day was held on April 28, 2017 at the The Fields Institute.

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Celebrating 40 years of Statistical Sciences at the University of Toronto

On April 28, 2017, faculty and students and alumni gathered to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the founding of the University of Toronto statistics department in 1977.

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Masters of Financial Insurance


The Department of Statistical Sciences is pleased to announce the launch of its new professional Masters of Financial Insurance (MFI) program. 

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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

Congratulations to Professor Fang Yao, who was elected to Fellowship in the Institute of Mathematical Statistics in 2017. Fellowship is a way of honoring the outstanding research and professional contributions of IMS members.

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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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Summer courses start May 15, 2017

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Seminars

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