Welcome to the Department of Statistics

"Statistical thinking will one day be as necessary for efficient citizenship as the ability to read and write." H.G. Wells

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Take 10 with Dr Ciprian Giurcaneanu

Dr Ciprian Giurcaneanu focusses his day around three main activities: reading, writing and coding. Find out more about his research into statistical signal processing and why he likes to be in competition with himself.

Our subject is ranked 43rd

According to the 2018 QS World University Rankings by subject, the University of Auckland's statistics and operational research is ranked 43rd in the world. Find out more.

  • The ARM Architecture – From Sunk to Success (Science Event Tags, Computer Science, Seminars) Event as iCalendar
    19 June 2018, 12 - 1pm
    In the late 1980’s Acorn, a British one-hit-wonder computer company, developed its own workstation microprocessor, the Acorn RISC Machine (ARM). By the end of 1990 Acorn was down a very dark financial alley, and the ARM processor, which may well have been the worst CPU architecture ever conceived, was practically extinct.
  • What is the future of social science data? (School of Social Sciences) Event as iCalendar
    20 June 2018, 6 - 7pm
    COMPASS Research Centre and the New Zealand Association of Economists are proud to host Professor Julia Lane of New York University.
  • New criteria for Science Journalism Fund | applications open
    18 June 2018
    Round three of the Aotearoa New Zealand Science Journalism fund is open with new eligibility criteria in place. Applications from science communicators and those with an interest in science-related reporting (but no previous experience) will now be accepted. Grants range from $500 to $5000. Applications close 27 July.
  • Research Bazaar 2018 | Apply to attend now
    22 May 2018
    The Research Bazaar (ResBaz) is a three-day festival promoting digital literacy in modern research. This is a free, annual event to help you master several new research skills while having fun. Applications for ResBaz Auckland 2018 are now open. If you would like to attend, find out more and apply.