Author Archives: CANSSI

Budget 2017, Naylor’s review, and the Mathematical Sciences in Canada

Dear colleagues in the mathematical sciences, Canada’s research granting landscape is changing rapidly: CFREF, the direct mega-funding of special initiatives via Budget 2017, the frozen Tri-council, the Naylor report, the upcoming research mega-clusters, etc… Our community needs to be an … Continue reading

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RSS Significance Writing Contest Offers Publishing Opportunity

The Royal Statistical Society is now accepting entries for the 2017 Statistical Excellence Award for Early Career Writing Contest. The winning entries of between 1500 and 2000 words will be invited to give presentations based on their articles at a special … Continue reading

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Career Advice Seminars at the University of Toronto – Saturday, March 25, 2017

The University of Toronto Statistical Sciences Union will hold its first ever Career Panel on Saturday, March 25, 2017, from 1 pm to 6 pm. It will take place at Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. George Street, Toronto. Students will … Continue reading

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International Conference on Health Policy Statistics: Invited session and workshop proposal deadline March 6

Reminder:  Proposals for workshops or invited sessions at the 2018 International Conference on Health Policy Statistics are due Monday March 6; don’t delay and start putting one together today! ICHPS 2018 will be held in Charleston, SC January 10-12, 2018. … Continue reading

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Free Code from the Interdisciplinary Chronic Disease Collaboration

Database Programming Resources These files contain or cite data definitions and the associated SAS or Stata code for some of the chronic diseases of interest to the ICDC team. This information was developed by ICDC analysts for internal use and … Continue reading

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News from CANSSI, February 2017

Click here for the pdf version of this document. Getting the word out – we continue various efforts to spread the news about CANSSI far and wide. This fall your department chair will have received posters advertising our programs, and providing … Continue reading

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SSC Student Research Presentations

This is a reminder that students who wish to compete in the Student Research Presentation Competition at the Annual Meeting must submit an abstract and have their student status confirmed by February 15, 2017. See details here: https://ssc.ca/en/meeting/annual/2017/student-research-presentation-awards.

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Environics Analytics is offering a free series of webinars on the results of the Census 2016

Register for a free series of webinars on the results of Census 2016. This is an especially remarkable occasion for 2 reasons: 1) the mandatory long-form census was re-instated. 2) the response rate was 98.4%, which is our best ever … Continue reading

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Sir David Cox – first recipient of the International Prize in Statistics

The RSS is delighted to hear today’s news that its former President, Sir David Cox, is the first ever recipient of the International Prize in Statistics. Read more about it here.

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A Message from Canada’s Mathematical Sciences Institutes for Canada’s Fundamental Science Review

The Mathematical Sciences are the foundation of any advanced research ecosystem, and Canada’s mathematical sciences institutes have been instrumental in supporting this ecosystem. They do so by providing scientific leadership, by developing coherent national strategies for mathematical and statistical discovery … Continue reading

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The RSC elects Chad Gaffield as President-Elect

OTTAWA, Sept. 20, 2016 The Fellowship of the Royal Society of Canada has elected Dr. Chad Gaffield of the University of Ottawa as its President-Elect. “Dr. Gaffield is an eminent historian – having won the Tyrrell Medal of the RSC … Continue reading

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Some unedited thoughts for Canada’s fundamental science review panel

Link to article at Piece of Mind, by Nassif Ghoussoub.

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Institute Innovation Platform – Summary of NSERC Research Partnerships Applications

Link to the pdf report from the Institute Innovation Platform’s Summary of NSERC Research Partnerships Applications Related to Mathematics and Statistics

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What is CANSSI?

> français The purpose of CANSSI is to advance research in the statistical sciences in Canada by attracting new researchers to the field, increasing the points of contact among researchers nationally and internationally, and providing assistance to collaborations with other … Continue reading

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