Message from the President

Robert Platt

It’s hard to believe that my term as President of the SSC is almost done.

SSC at JSM 2019


This year, the SSC is once again a partner of JSM.

Adam Kashlak: Recipient of the New Investigator Presentation Award 2019

Adam Kashlak

New Investigator Presentation Award 2019

Jamie Stafford: Recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Service Award

Jamie Stafford

This award honours an individual who has played an important and substantial role in fostering the growth and success of the Canadian statistical sciences community through leadership in the SSC.

Bruno Rémillard: SSC Gold Medalist 2019

Bruno Rémillard

This prestigious award is bestowed upon a person who has made outstanding contributions to statistics, or to probability, either to mathematical developments or in applied work.

Belkacem Abdous: Recipient of the 2019 SSC Award for Impact of Applied and Collaborative Work

Belkacem Abdous

The award recognizes outstanding contributions by a member of the SSC in collaborative research and applied work, the importance of which derives primarily from its relatively recent impact on a subject area outside of the statistical sciences, on an area of application, or on an organization.

SFU Statistics Students Impress the NFL With Their Moves

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A team of graduate students in SFU’s Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science analyzed player tracking data to create their winning entry for the National Football League’s Big Data Bowl competition.

Alexandre Bouchard-Côté Wins 2018 UBC/PIMS Young Faculty Award

Alexandre Bouchard-Côté

UBC associate professor Alexandre Bouchard-Côté (Department of Statistics) has received the 2018 UBC/PIMS Mathematical Sciences Young Faculty Award.

Congratulations to the Marshall Prize Co-Winners


UBC Department of Statistics is pleased to announce that the co-winners of this year’s Marshall Prize are Eric Fu and Harlan Campbell.