# Math & Statistics

Mathematics is the study of numbers, sets of points and various other abstract elements and deals with the size, order, shape and various relationships among these features. Statistics is a branch of Mathematics that includes the study of methods for data collection, analysis, interpretation and principles of experimental design. Mathematics contributes to the formulation and solution of problems in diverse fields such as Medicine, Economics and the Social Sciences in addition to being the foundation of the field of Computer Science and the "language" of Science and Engineering.

## Recent News

Winners of the 2014-15 College of Arts & Science Teaching Excellence Awards

*posted March 16, 2015*

Loleen Berdahl (Political Studies), Marie Lovrod (English / Women’s & Gender Studies) and George Patrick (Mathematics & Statistics) are the winners of the 2014-15 College of Arts &...

Term 2 Random Matrix Theory/Free Probability Seminar Series

*posted January 8, 2015*

Random Matrix Theory/Free Probability Seminar T2
Time: Monday 3:00-4:00 pm
Place: MCHL 242.1
The focus of this seminar will be on Random Matrix theory. In particular, we...

Nominations open for Division of Science Research Awards

*posted December 3, 2014*

Nominations are now open for the 2014/15 Division of Science Research Awards. University of Saskatchewan faculty can nominate their colleagues.
The Distinguished Researcher Award recognizes a...

Math & Stats: Postdoctoral Position in Free Probability and Random Matrix Theory

*posted October 29, 2014*

Postdoctoral Position in Free Probability and Random Matrix Theory
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Saskatchewan would like to invite applications for...