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    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.

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


All courses for every first-year Science student will be delivered online this fall. A limited number of students in their second, third and fourth years will return to campus for part of the semester.

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

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

Upcoming Events

Thursday, 5 November 2020, 04 30 PM - 05 30 PM
Geometry and Topology Seminar - Sebastien Picard - TBA
Monday, 9 November 2020, 10 30 AM - 11 30 AM
Algebra and Algebraic Geometry - Cam Franc - TBA
Monday, 9 November 2020, 11 30 AM - 12 20 PM
AIMS Lab Seminar - Xinyang Lu - TBA
Tuesday, 10 November 2020, 03 30 PM - 04 30 PM
Statistics Seminar - Gregory Pond - TBA

Latest News

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


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

NSERC USRA Summer 2020

Wednesday, 15 January 2020

**NEW** Undergraduate Students NSERC USRA Summer 2020, applications due February 14, 2020. Read more

Paul McNicholas awarded prestigious Steacie Fellowship

Monday, 6 May 2019

Paul McNicholas, a professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, has been awarded the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s prestigious E.W.R... Read more

Britton Lectures - April 9-12, 2019

Friday, 29 March 2019

The Britton Lecture series "Combining statistics and geometry for effective data integration" will take place April 9-12, 2019, the speaker is Dr Susan Holmes Read more

Walter Craig 1953 - 2019

Monday, 21 January 2019

Walter Craig: Celebration of Life. Saturday 16 March 2019.  Livestreaming of the Celebration of Life - talk by Gene Wayne  and Remembering Walter Walter Craig, one of Canada’s... Read more

Dr Lia Bronsard and Dr Miroslav Lovric named in Inaugural Class of Fellows of the Canadian Mathematics Society

Monday, 10 December 2018

Congratulations to Dr Lia Bronsard and Dr Miroslav Lovric who have been recognized by the Canadian Mathematics Society in the Inaugural Class of Fellows.   The Fellows... Read more

Dr N Balakrishnan receives 2018 President's Award for Excellence in Graduate Supervision

Monday, 5 November 2018

Congratulations to Dr N Balakrishnan who has been awarded a 2018 President's Award for Excellence in Graduate Supervision.          Read more

Governor General's Academic Medal winner Vanessa Bierling

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Congratulations to Vanessa Bierling who was awarded the Governor General's Academic Medal at convocation on June 14, 2018. Vanessa graduated from the Mathematics and Statistics... Read more

Dr George Dragomir Wins Teaching Excellence Award

Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Congratulations to Dr George Dragomir who has won a student nominated Teaching Excellence Award.         Read more

Dr Megumi Harada recipient of the 2018 Krieger-Nelson Prize

Friday, 2 March 2018

Congratulations to Dr Megumi Harada who has been named by the Canadian Mathematics Society (CMS) as the recipient of the 2018 Krieger-Nelson Prize.   Dr Harada will receive the... Read more

Students named MacDATA fellows

Friday, 26 January 2018

CSE Ph.D. students Angelina Pesevski, Tyler Roick, and Peter Tait named MacDATA fellows.     Read more

Dr N Balakrishnan receives Honorary doctorate degree

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece has awarded Dr N. Balakrishnan with an Honorary Doctorate Degree.         Read more

Combinatorial Algebra meets Algebraic Combinatorics - Annual Meeting

Monday, 18 September 2017

The 15th Annual Meeting of the Combinatorial Algebra meets Algebraic Combinatorics will take place at McMaster University, January 26-28, 2018. Read more

Paul McNicholas elected to College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Congratulations to Dr Paul McNicholas who has been elected to the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists Read more

Putnam Competition

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

 Putnam Competition - first organizational meeting will be Sept.15 at 11:30 in HH/312 Read more

Paul McNicholas named University Scholar

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Congratulations to Dr Paul McNicholas who has been named a University Scholar. The title is given to recognize faculty members who have distinguished themselves as... Read more

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