Department of Statistics

Our large department offers a broad spectrum of statistics teaching and research. We are recognised internationally for our strong statistics education and as the birthplace of the statistical computing programme R.

Our popular free online MOOC is running again from 21 October 2019. Over eight-weeks you will develop the skills to dive into data and start making discoveries.

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Discover some of the exciting research happening in the Department with our selection of interviews from early-career and up-and-coming academics.

Professor Chris Wild

Our internationally recognised scholars are committed to teaching and to producing high-quality research.

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We offer a full range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, covering a broad spectrum of statistical subject areas.

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Our staff are engaged in a variety of internationally recognised and ground-breaking research ranging from statistical computing to statistics education.

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Statistics graduate Nishita Balamuralikrishna, works as a data analyst.

Meet our graduates and find out where their Statistics degree has taken them.

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Find links to useful statistics tools, websites and organisations in New Zealand and around the world.

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Statistics student

Join us for our annual Statistics Teachers' Day, which covers statistics at all levels of the secondary school curriculum.

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R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. It runs on a wide variety of UNIX platforms, Windows and MacOS.

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Statistics news

Keep up to date with the latest Science and Statistics news.

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Search for upcoming public events in the Faculty of Science.

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View important notices about scholarship opportunities, competitions and more.

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