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.

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Statistics alumnus, Hadley Wickham, has won the international 2019 COPSS Presidents' Award for his outstanding contributions to the profession of statistics.

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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.

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

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

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

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