All courses for every first-year Science student will be delivered online this fall. A limited number of students in their second, third and fourth years will return to campus for part of the semester.

Rhodes Scholar

Congratulations to Matthew Jordan, who was named a Rhodes Scholar. Matthew is a 4th year student in the Arts & Science programme studying Math & Physics, and he is among a select group to have won this prestigious scholarship for continuing his studies at Oxford University.



Dr N Balakrishan has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the Samuel Weiner Distinguished Visitor Award winner at the University of Manitoba.

Dr Ian Hambleton, Britton Chair, has been appointed the Director of the Fields Institute effective July 1, 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Paul McNicholas who has been named Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Computational Statistics. 

Dr Gail Wolkowicz co-authored a paper that won the "2015 Lord Robert May Best Paper Prize" by the Journal of Biological Dynamics.  This prize is awarded every 2 years for what is judged to be the best paper in the journal over the preceeding 2 years.

Statistical Society of Canada - Best Poster Prize


At the recent Statistical Society of Canada meetings in Halifax, Michael Li (MSc Statistics, supervised by Ben Bolker) was awarded the Best Poster Prize for his poster entitled "Modelling High-Resolution Animal Telemetry Data: Hidden Markov Models and Extensions".

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