Statistics News Archive
Government of Canada: NSERC PromoScience announcement – support for organizations to encourage the next generation of scientists and researchers
September 17, 2018 —
On Monday, September 17, 2018, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, kicked off Science Literacy Week, Sept. 17 – 23, in Ottawa with the announcement of the 2017 recipients of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) PromoScience Program. The announcement includes 11.9 million in funding for 163 grants that support hands-on learning experiences for young Canadians and teachers.
April 27, 2018 —
Paper marbling, a potions class à la Hogwarts School of Wizardry!, math mania or a physics stunts show? These are just some of the options available to the nearly 2,000 elementary school students attending this year’s “Discovery Days” on the University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry campus. Hosted by the Faculties of Science and Engineering on May 3rd and 4th.
April 9, 2018 —
For an event that only started a year ago, the March for Science has a lot of momentum behind it
March 22, 2018 —
Consider volunteering for Science Rendezvous, the largest celebration of science and engineering in Canada!
March 20, 2018 —
Dr. Virginia Trimble believes there isn’t just one universe, but many
February 12, 2018 —
As a statistician, Professor Elif Acar knows all about how to calculate the probability of a given scenario, taking into account scores of different variables. However, as skilled a statistician as Acar is, it’s unlikely she would ever have been able to predict her current situation as a professor of statistics at a Canadian university, given the facts of her own childhood.
February 1, 2018 —
“Earn While You Learn”: Sound too good to be true? The Faculty of Science Co-Op Program wants students to know that it’s not. Whether it’s gaining practical experience in their chosen field, building future business connections, or test-driving a career they’re not sure about, the Co-Op program has it all.
January 23, 2018 —
On Thursday, February 1, 2018, the Faculty of Science will celebrate seven outstanding alumni at the third annual Careers in Science - Pathways to Achievement Event
January 23, 2018 —
Meet Wilf Falk [MSc/72] former CEO of the Manitoba Bureau of Statistics, 2018 Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Award recipient.
Challenge yourself, take risks: Dean Stefi Baum stresses the value of self-discovery in higher learning
January 15, 2018 —
Dean Stefi Baum recently named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science advises students to find something (or many things!) that their passionate about.