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Actuarial Science Student Internship Presentations
Posted by Jennifer Dungavell on September 12, 2014 (141187 reads)

Congratulations to our Science Internship Day Presenters

Saturday, September 27, 2014
 
This annual event featured Science Interns returning from work terms sharing their valuable experiences.
 
You may know some of the Actuarial Science students below as friends and class mates.

Justin Dilley -- London Life (presents from 9:20 am to 9:40)
Sabeeha Hussein -- Aon Hewitt (9:40 to 10:00)
Coulter Smith -- London Life (10:00 to 10:20)
Kevin Rhee -- Sun Life (10:20 to 10:40)
Nicole Page -- London Life (10:40 to 11:00)

 


DSAS Professor Mark Reesor's work showcased in Globe and Mail
 Posted by Jennifer Dungavell on July 25, 2014 (135702 reads)

Research on new derivative securities known as Contingent Capital Bonds done by DSAS Financial Modelling Professor Mark Reesor, DSAS adjunct professor Adam Metzler, and Western Applied Math PhD student Jingya Li has been profiled in the July 24 edition of the Toronto Globe and Mail's Report on Business.


Matt Davison Appointed as Chair of Statistical & Actuarial Sciences, 2014-2019
Posted by Jennifer Dungavell on May 6, 2014 (108977 reads)

May 6, 2014, Dr. Charmaine Dean announced Matt Davison’s appointment as Chair of the Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences starting July 1, 2014, for a term of five years.


Lars Stentoft Receives Canada Research Chair
Posted by Jennifer Dungavell on April 4, 2014 (107293 reads)

Congratulations are extended to Professor Lars Stentoft, whose Tier II CRC in Financial Econometrics was announced last week. Dr. Stentoft accepted a joint position at Western in January 2014 with the Departments of Economics, and Statistical and Actuarial Sciences. His work focuses on developing methods of modeling and pricing financial assets to improve market liquidity and allow financial markets to efficiently price and bear risk. The end goal is an increase in financial stability and a decrease in the likelihood of future market crashes or financial crises.


Findings look to reduce ER wait times for patients
Posted by Jennifer Dungavell on December 10, 2013 (146357 reads)

By Communications Staff
December 09, 2013

A new mathematical finding by an international research team provides the health care system with a more balanced approach to how patients are selected for treatment, which will consequently decrease wait times. Led by Western’s David Stanford, the tri-national team includes Peter Taylor from the University of Melbourne and Ilze Ziedins from the University of Auckland.

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