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ASD                            Associate Scientific Director

CANSSI                     Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute

CDPF                          CANSSI Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship

CDVP                          CANSSI Distinguished Visitor Program

—                                CANSSI National Seminar Series

CRT                            Collaborative Research Team

CRTL                          CANSSI Research Training Library

DD                              Deputy Director

FND                            Florence NIghtingale Day

GSES                          Graduate Student Exchange Scholarship

GSES-NR                   Graduate Student Exchange Scholarship – New Researcher

HSCC                         Health Science Collaborating Centre

INCASS                     Institut canadien des sciences statistiques

RSG                            Research for Social Good

SAC                            CANSSI Scientific Advisory Committee

SD                               Scientific Director


AARMS                       Atlantic Association for Research in the Mathematical Sciences

ASA                             American Statistical Association

CANMOD                  Canadian Network for Modelling Infectious Disease

CIA                             Canadian Institute of Actuaries

COPSS Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies

CRM                           Centre de recherches mathématiques

CRM Statlab             CRM Statistics Laboratory

CWS                           Caucus for Women in Statistics

DFO                            Department of Fisheries and Oceans

MSI                             Mathematical Sciences Institute

NISS                           National Institute of Statistical Sciences

NML                           National Microbiology Laboratory

NSERC                       Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

PIMS                          Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences

SAMSI                       Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute

SFU                            Simon Fraser University (host of CANSSI national office)

SSC                            Statistical Society of Canada

UBC                           University of British Columbia

UQAM                       Université du Québec à Montréal

Other Terms

BIPOC                        Black, Indigenous, People of Color

DEI                              Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

DIS                              Discovery Institutes Support (NSERC grant program)

EDI                              Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

HQP                            Highly Qualified Personnel

PDF                             Postdoctoral fellow