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2023-24 Nash Medal in Statistics Awarded to Yihang He

The Nash Medal in Statistics in the 2023-2024 academic year is awarded to Yihang He, who graduates with a BSc in Combined Major in Computer Science and Statistics.

Evan Sidrow Awarded CANSSI Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI) has named Evan Sidrow as a Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow for 2024-2026.

Statistical Society of Canada Honours Prof. Alexandre Bouchard-Côté with the CRM-SSC Prize in Statistics

The Statistical Society of Canada (SSC) recently announced Statistics Professor Alexandre Bouchard-Côté as the recipient of this year’s CRM-SSC Prize in Statistics. The CRM-SSC Prize in Statistics is awarded annually by the Centre de recherches mathématiques and the Statistical Society of Canada to recognize a statistical...

Winner Announcement: UBC Statistics Logo Design Contest 2024

We are thrilled to announce the winner of our logo design contest! After careful consideration and review of all the fantastic entries, we have selected a design that not only embodies the essence of our department identity but also celebrates 40 years of excellence in statistical research, education, and engagement.

  • Winner: Javier Martinez-Rodriguez (MSc student,...

Nikola Surjanovic wins the 2023-24 Data Science Award

Nikola Surjanovic has been a PhD student in the UBC Department of Statistics since September 2021, and he is the holder of the prestigious Vanier Scholarship. He is supervised by Professors Alexandre Bouchard-Côté and Trevor Campbell.

Statistics and EOAS faculty Recognized with OER Excellence and Impact Award for 2023-24

A distinguished group of faculty members from the Statistics department, including Trevor Campbell, Tiffany Timbers, Melissa Lee, Joel Östblom, and...

Marie Auger-Méthé Honoured with 2023 Charles A. McDowell Award for Excellence in Research

Marie Auger-Méthé, Associate Professor of Statistics, and the Institute for the Ocean and Fisheries, UBC Vancouver, has been honoured with the 2023 Charles A. McDowell Award for Excellence in Research!

Congratulations to the 2023-2024 Marshall Prize co-winners, David Xu and Daniel Daly-Grafstein!

The Department Awards Committee is pleased to announce that the winners of the 2023-2024 Marshall Prize are David Zuheng Xu and Daniel Daly-Grafstein.

The Department of Statistics launches an award to support graduate students taking parental leave

The Statistics Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee is excited to announce that the Department of Statistics is launching its first Graduate Student Parental Leave Financial Support Policy. Through this policy, the department commits to supporting graduate students taking leave of absence from their studies at UBC to care for an infant or young child.

While programs exist that financially support graduate students taking parental leave (e.g., NSERC scholarships), many students...

UBC Statistics Logo Design Contest 2024

Calling all UBC students with an artistic flair! UBC Statistics is on a mission to find a logo to commemorate 40 years of excellence in statistical research, education, and engagement.