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CANSSI/SSC Cross-Country Tour | The Role of Statisticians and Statistical Thinking in the Pandemic Era

Dr. Lehana Thabane, Vice-President of Research at St Joseph’s Healthcare—Hamilton; Scientific Director of the Research Institute at St Joseph’s Healthcare; Professor of Biostatistics and Former Interim Chair/Associate Chair of the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact at McMaster University Hosted by Dr. Joanna Mills Flemming, CANSSI Associate Director, Atlantic Region Friday, October 14 […]

Addressing Conflicts Related to Bias, Privilege, and Identity in the STEM Fields

Online Zoom (online)

As part of its Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) program, CANSSI regularly organizes EDI workshops and training sessions for the statistical sciences community, often in partnership with Academic Impressions. We invite you to join us for this two-hour online led by Chandani Patel of New York University and co-presented by the Pacific Institute for the […]

CANSSI Showcase 2022

Online Zoom (online)

Connect with the Community The CANSSI Showcase is an annual celebration of the work being done by CANSSI-supported researchers, postdoctoral fellows, and students. The CANSSI Showcase 2022 will be held virtually on Friday, November 25. It will be a wonderful opportunity for you to: Connect and network with Canada’s statistical and data sciences community Showcase […]

Community Consultation on EDI: Leadership, Programs, and Vision

Online Zoom (online)

Equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) are at the heart of CANSSI’s work to foster collaborative, interdisciplinary research teams and partnerships. This community consultation will set the direction for CANSSI’s ongoing approach to EDI. We have taken the first steps toward developing an active EDI program and schedule of activities. Our next priority is to establish […]

CANSSI/SSC Cross-Country Tour | The Development of a COVID-19 Self-Assessment Risk Model to Mitigate Case Importation Risk in Yukon

Online Zoom (online)

Dr. Lisa Kanary, Instructor, Mathematics & Statistics, School of Business and Leadership, Yukon University Hosted by Dr. Joanna Mills Flemming, CANSSI Associate Director, Atlantic Region NEW DATE! Friday, December 16 | 12:00–12:45 p.m. MT Yukon University, Whitehorse, Yukon On Zoom   REGISTER HERE   Presentation Abstract: Most travel restrictions imposed during the COVID-19 pandemic applied […]

Cultural Humility: A Framework to Mitigate Personal Bias & Techniques to Build Greater Capacity

Online Zoom (online)

As part of its Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) program, CANSSI regularly organizes EDI workshops and training sessions for the statistical sciences community, often in partnership with Academic Impressions. We invite you to join us for this two-hour online workshop led by Sana Loue of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.   REGISTER ON […]

Florence Nightingale Day 2023

Simon Fraser University (Halpern Centre) Burnaby, British Columbia

Florence Nightingale is widely known as the founder of modern nursing, but she was also a ground-breaking statistician who is credited with inventing the pie chart. Florence Nightingale Day is an international celebration that invites high school students, especially those from traditionally underrepresented groups, to follow in her footsteps by exploring studies and careers in […]

First Generation: Film and Panel Discussion

As part of CANSSI’s equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) initiatives, we will be showing First Generation, an award-winning documentary film that follows four students from disadvantaged backgrounds as they strive to become the first members of their families to attend university. The virtual screening will be followed by a live, online panel discussion about the […]

Microaggressions: They Aren’t Being Too Sensitive

Online Zoom (online)

As part of its Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) program, CANSSI regularly organizes EDI workshops and training sessions for the statistical sciences community, often in partnership with Academic Impressions (opens in a new tab). We invite you to join us for this two-hour online workshop led by Sandra Miles of Academic Impressions.   REGISTER ON […]