Department of Statistics
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
In March 2017 our department inaugurated the highly successful Ihaka Lecture series - themed 'Statistical Computing in the Data Age'. Find out more and watch videos from each of the lectures.
Our hugely popular MOOC is running again until 22 May. It offers a hands-on introduction to statistical data analysis, emphasising fundamental concepts and practical skills. Sign up at any time.
How much pocket money do Kiwi kids get? CensusAtSchool finds out
01 March 2017Six in 10 schoolchildren taking part in the national CensusAtSchool TataurangaKiTeKura reported that they received pocket money.
New lecturer comes full circle
14 February 2017Dr Ben Stevenson, who studied for his BSc(Hons) and MSc in Statistics, rejoins the Department of Statistics to work alongside Associate Professor Rachel Fewster.
Students become data detectives in this year's CensusAtSchool
02 February 2017The national, online statistics project, CensusAtSchool, starts on Tuesday 7 February, 2017, and is open to all English and Māori-medium schools.
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Online MOOC - Data to Insight: An Introduction to Data Analysis Event as iCalendar
27 March 2017 - 22 May 2017The Department of Statistics's hugely popular MOOC is running again from 27 March. It offers a hands-on introduction to statistical data analysis, emphasising fundamental concepts and practical skills.
10th IASC Asian Conference on Statistical Computing Event as iCalendar
11 December 2017 - 14 December 2017It is our great pleasure to invite you to Auckland to attend the 10th Conference of the IASC (2017 IASC-ARS/NZSA) to be hosted by the Department of Statistics, the University of Auckland in December 2017.