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

Postgraduate Week 2018

Research opportunities, a love of learning and career opportunities are just some of the reasons to start your postgraduate journey. Find out more and register for the Science information evening on 21 May.

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 Brain in its Body, the Body in its World Event as iCalendar
    23 May 2018, 6:15pm
    Is your mind really (only) in your head? Over the past 30 years, it has become increasingly clear that the proper unit of analysis of the mechanisms of behavior is not simply a brain, but rather an entire brain-body-environment system. Find out more from Professor Randall D Beer at this public lecture.
  • Evaluating Geographic Patterns of Infant Mortality and Preterm Birth (Science Event Tags, Computer Science, Seminars) Event as iCalendar
    28 May 2018, 12 - 1pm
    In the United States, Ohio has one of the highest reported infant mortality (IM) rates, consistently ranking 45 out of 51 in the country. Associate Professor Elisabeth Dowling Root from The Ohio State University will talk about novel methods for using big data to evaluate the population-level impacts of public health interventions.