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Department Website is moved to a New Site
Posted by Web Master on January 17, 2018 (31521 reads)

Our department website is now officially moved to a new site at

http://www.uwo.ca/stats

while this site keeps some undegrateu/graduate course information such as current or past course outlines.

TRS (Tutor Referral Service) is also taken off line.


Summer 2017 Undergraduate Research Awards
Posted by Web Master on November 18, 2016 (61118 reads)

Applications are invited for Research Awards for the summer months of 2017 in the Department of Applied Mathematics, and the Department of Statistics & Actuarial Sciences. Supervision is available in a variety of areas related to existing research conducted by faculty members in: numerical and symbolic computation, mathematical biology, dynamical systems, financial modeling, applied statistics, applied probability, actuarial modeling. Applicants are not required to specify an area of interest.

Please visit here for details.


Rain Premium
Posted by Jennifer Dungavell on August 4, 2015 (135071 reads)
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A mistimed rainstorm can ruin any hope of a profitable harvestWestem Science News - Juy 16, 2015

Weather, being quite a whole-hearted practitioner of the adage, "the only constant is change" keeps us guessing with altered seasons, varying wind patterns and mood-swings in temperature. For a farmer who is growing corn, an unpredictable downpour of rain or an unforeseen and extreme change in temperature may completely annihilate that year's crop haul. Dr. Rogemar Mamon, a Mathematics & Statistics professor at Western University's department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences, observes that, "what the farmer needs is crop insurance linked to weather-related risk to help tide over these unavoidable and unpredictable circumstances."  read more....


Dr. Matt Davison appointed as Fellow of the Fields Institute
Posted by Jennifer Dungavell on July 3, 2015 (135478 reads)

In 2002, the Fields Institute designated a number of people as Fields Institute Fellows in recognition of outstanding contributions to the Fields Institute and its activities. It is a lifetime appointment.

Each year, new appointments are maid to recognize others who have contributed in a significant way to activities at the Fields Institute and within the Canadian mathematical community.


Dr. Dave Stanford - Connecting today's research to tomorrow's reality
Posted by Jennifer Dungavell on May 12, 2015 (134822 reads)
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Hate Waiting?  The APQ Model Could Change Your Life

Interview with Prof. Dave Stanford at Western University

"…waiting is not what we want to do. We don’t want to hear at the end of our lives that we spent 2 years waiting."


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