Congratulations to Ph.D. student Michael Gallaugher who has won a prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship
Dr N Balakrishan has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the Samuel Weiner Distinguished Visitor Award winner at the University of Manitoba.
Dr Ian Hambleton, Britton Chair, has been appointed the Director of the Fields Institute effective July 1, 2015
Congratulations to Dr. Paul McNicholas who has been named Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Computational Statistics.
Dr Gail Wolkowicz co-authored a paper that won the "2015 Lord Robert May Best Paper Prize" by the Journal of Biological Dynamics. This prize is awarded every 2 years for what is judged to be the best paper in the journal over the preceeding 2 years.
At the recent Statistical Society of Canada meetings in Halifax, Michael Li (MSc Statistics, supervised by Ben Bolker) was awarded the Best Poster Prize for his poster entitled "Modelling High-Resolution Animal Telemetry Data: Hidden Markov Models and Extensions".
McMaster Shines in 75th Putnam Competition. McMaster competed in the 75th annual William Lowell Putnam competition. This year saw 4520 peoople and 577 schools compete. The McMaster team of Sam Kim, Sean Ridout and George Zhang placed 51st which is the highest placement by a team from McMaster that anyone can remember. Congratulations to the team!