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  • BrighterWorld

    The Department of Mathematics & Statistics is committed to McMaster’s tradition of strong, innovative undergraduate and graduate teaching programs that link to strong, innovative research programs.

  • Undergraduate Studies

    Undergraduate Studies

    Math & Stats at McMaster expands your future possibilities.

  • Graduate Studies

    Graduate Studies

    Secure your future with a graduate degree in Math & Stats at McMaster.

  • Research

    Research

    Explore the many research areas in Math & Stats at McMaster.

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Undergraduate Studies

Undergraduate Studies

Embark on one of the many exciting paths that Math & Stats has to offer with this comprehensive list of all our undergraduate programs.

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Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies

Interested in pursuing a graduate degree in Math & Stats? Click the link below to check out all of our graduate programmes:

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People

People

Our faculty, staff and students are dedicated to the discovery, communication and application of knowledge through the interdisciplinary study of mathematics and statistics.

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Research

Research

Explore the many research areas that our department has to offer from mathematical biology to financial mathematics and much more.

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Outreach

Research

Math & Stats Department offers various activities for both high school students and their teachers.

Upcoming Events

9Dec
Friday, 9 December 2022, 12 00 PM - 01 00 PM
PhiMac Seminar - Thorsten Schmidt - Title TBD
9Dec
Friday, 9 December 2022, 03 30 PM - 04 30 PM
Colloquium - Dylan Posamaï - TBA
13Jan
Friday, 13 January 2023, 11 15 AM - 12 15 PM
PhiMac Seminar - Juan-Pablo Ortega - Title TBD
17Jan
Tuesday, 17 January 2023, 03 30 PM - 05 00 PM
Statistics Seminar: Ben Bolker - TBA
24Jan
Tuesday, 24 January 2023, 03 30 PM - 05 00 PM
Statistics Seminar: Lei Sun - TBA
3Feb
14Feb
Tuesday, 14 February 2023, 03 30 PM - 05 00 PM
Statistics Seminar: Stephen Walter - TBA
7Mar
Tuesday, 7 March 2023, 03 30 PM - 05 00 PM
Statistics Seminar: Xin Gao - TBA

Latest News

Dr David Earn elected fellow of Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

Tuesday, 20 September 2022

Congratulations to Dr David Earn who is joining the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) as fellow, the highest recognition of excellence in Canadian academic... Read more

Dr Peter Macdonald, Professor Emeritus, has been named an Honorary Member of the Statistical Society of Canada (SSC)

Thursday, 2 June 2022

Congratulations to Dr Peter Macdonald, Professor Emeritus who has been named an Honorary Member of the Statistical Society of Canada (SSC). This award is intended to... Read more

Thomas Hurd 1956-2022

Thursday, 5 May 2022

  Tom Hurd, professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at McMaster University and world leading researcher in financial mathematics, died on April 28, 2022... Read more

James Stewart Research Support Awards - Summer 2022 applications

Tuesday, 1 March 2022

The James Stewart fund provides funding for students in Mathematics and Statistics to participate in opportunities that might not otherwise be available to them. These... Read more

Third McMaster & Co-operators Problem Solving Workshop

Thursday, 10 February 2022

We are happy to announce the Third McMaster & Co-operators Problem Solving e-Workshop edition, jointly organized by the Department of Mathematics & Statistics at McMaster University... Read more

NSERC USRA Summer 2022

Thursday, 27 January 2022

**NEW** Undergraduate Students NSERC USRA Summer 2022, applications due February 18, 2022. Read more

Dr Paul McNicholas is the recipient of the John L. Synge Award from the Royal Society of Canada

Tuesday, 14 September 2021

Congratulations to Dr Paul McNicholas who has received the John L. Synge Award from the Royal Society of Canada in recognition of his outstanding research in the mathematical... Read more

Dr N Balakrishnan elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Tuesday, 7 September 2021

Congratulations to Dr Balakrishnan who has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Dr  Balakrishnan is recognised for being a world leader in... Read more

Dr David Earn appointed Faculty of Science Research Chair in Mathematical Epidemiology

Tuesday, 4 May 2021

Congratulations to David Earn who has been appointed as Faculty of Science Resarch Chair in Mathematical Epidemiology. The Science Research Chairs program seeks to recognize... Read more

Carl Riehm (1935 – 2021)

Wednesday, 24 March 2021

Carl Riehm (1935 – 2021) We are saddened by the death of Carl Riehm, a long-time faculty member at McMaster University and a good friend of... Read more

James Stewart Research Support Awards - Summer 2021 applications

Wednesday, 17 February 2021

The James Stewart fund provides funding for students in Mathematics and Statistics to participate in opportunities that might not otherwise be available to them. These... Read more

Second McMaster & Co-operators Problem Solving Workshop

Monday, 8 February 2021

We are happy to announce the Second McMaster & Co-operators Problem Solving e-Workshop edition, jointly organized by the Department of Mathematics & Statistics at McMaster... Read more

Dr Paul McNicholas awarded prestigious Steacie Prize for Natural Sciences

Monday, 7 December 2020

Congratulations to Dr Paul McNicholas who has won the prestigious Steacie Prize for Natural Sciences  for his contributions to statistics research in Canada – the first... Read more

Dr Dmitry Pelinovsky receives Humboldt Research Award

Monday, 7 December 2020

Congratulation to Dr. Dmitry Pelinovsky  who has been elected the recipient of a Humboldt Research Award after having been nominated for this award by Prof. Dr. Michael Plum, Karlsruhe Institute of... Read more

Congratulations to Michael Gallaugher recipient of the Governor General’s Academic Medal

Wednesday, 18 November 2020

Congratulations to Michael Gallaugher who has received the Governor General’s Academic Medal, one of the most prestigious student awards in Canada. Michael has graduated with... Read more

McMaster University AFM Program Selected as a Winner of the 2020 CAS University Award

Thursday, 16 July 2020

The Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) announced that McMaster University has been selected as a recipient of the 2020 CAS University Award, recognizing the innovative and exemplary... Read more

COVID-19 UPDATE

Friday, 13 March 2020

McMaster in-person classes for undergraduate and graduate students will end at the end of day Friday March 13th and no in-person exams will be held... Read more

First McMaster & Co-operators Problem Solving Workshop

Monday, 10 February 2020

The First McMaster & Co-operators Problem Solving Workshop edition is jointly organized by the Department of Mathematics & Statistics at McMaster University and the Co-operators General... Read more

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