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Master and PhD in Statistics. Distance learning programs. Statistics career resources and job postings.

  1. Title of MSC award

    Applied statistics or Applied Statistics and Stochastic Modelling Which of these degree titles would you choose if you were unsure exactly...

    Started by Prometheus‎, 08-13-2015 11:09 AM
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  2. Fully funded PhD Studentship

    We have a funded PhD studentship available at the University of Leicester from October 2015. This PhD project will aim to examine the...

    Started by Nafeesa Dhalwani‎, 08-06-2015 05:35 AM
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  3. Question about PhD dissertations (your experience)

    Simple question about the dissertation process for people who have been there: Were you left to your own devices to pick a dissertation topic, or did...

    Started by bruin‎, 06-18-2015 04:21 PM
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  4. Most easily accept MS in Statistics

    Hi guys, In your opinion which universities in US offer MS in Statistics which is relatively easy to get in? My background is business, not math...

    Started by linhdan‎, 07-20-2015 07:30 PM
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  5. Essential Statistical Inference: Theory and Methods

    Hello All, This is my first post here. I hope it is not violating the rules. :rolleyes: I am a graduate student in Statistics and planning to...

    Started by admiration‎, 05-24-2015 05:50 AM
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  6. Need career advice - Further studies options

    Hi All, Currently I'm at a stage where I really need to take the right step in terms of further studies and I'd like to get some opinions. A...

    Started by mothsmoke‎, 02-28-2015 03:48 AM
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  7. Career Advice for the Military Spouse

    Hi guys, I recently received my Masters in Statistics! I got married to a military guy while I was finishing up. There are not as many statistics...

    Started by StatKat‎, 04-16-2015 01:50 PM
    career advice, military, telecommute
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  8. How is Master of Applied Statistics Degree from Penn State ?

    Please share your experience regarding Master of Applied Stat at Penn state ? How difficult (how mathematical - in terms of calculus and algebra)...

    Started by johr‎, 05-08-2015 03:26 PM
    degree, penn state
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  9. biostatistics-biometrics-bionformatics

    hi , I graduated from department of statistics in Greece and i am looking for a master in statistics.The field that i am interested in, is...

    Started by johnzav‎, 09-13-2013 06:21 AM
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  10. UC Riverside Stat Department

    Anyone know anything about UC Riverside stat department? I have two choices to transfer to for undergrad and am currently trying to decide. Either...

    Started by hawk24‎, 06-23-2010 04:51 AM
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  11. Biostatistics opportunity in a new genomics company

    Offering an exciting opportunity for a biostatistician to join a rapidly growing genomics company based in Cambridge, UK If you have experience...

    Started by fpatterson‎, 03-17-2015 07:02 PM
    algorithm, biostatistics, career, genomics, jobs
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  12. Demography

    Hey folks, I want to continue my studies in statistics after I finish my M.S. next year, and one topic that has always been of interest to me is...

    Started by seanw‎, 01-20-2015 08:54 AM
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  13. How is the MS in Statistics at Texas A&M?

    Hello, I have recently applied to the Online Master in Statistics offered by Texas A&M. While I'm still waiting to hear about my application, I...

    Started by pollel‎, 12-18-2014 06:22 AM
    education, online statistics course
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  14. Using a grad class as a prereq for stat/biostat MS in a unique situation.

    Hello all, I guess I'll begin with my goal: to obtain an MS in stat/biostats in order to change careers. I do not intend to pursue education...

    Started by DoIhaveashot?‎, 12-19-2014 07:49 AM
    biostatistics, grad school, school admission
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    12-20-2014, 07:23 PM Go to last post
  15. SAGE Publishing video. Real or Fake email?

    hello. today i received this email (supposedly from SAGE publishing) about an article i submitted and got published during the summer. i dunno what...

    Started by spunky‎, 12-02-2014 06:37 PM
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  16. Want a Post Doc?

    Hi Folks, We have several post doc positions available at the moment...

    Started by Lazar‎, 12-01-2014 09:59 PM
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  17. Poll Poll: what did you learn first: ANOVA or Regression?

    for didactic purposes i wanted to see in which order were people taught these methods. within the social sciences its customary to teach ANOVA...

    Started by spunky‎, 12-01-2014 07:39 PM
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  18. Msc in statistics are those routes so much different?

    hi next year i am applying for a master in statistics and i have to declare the route i am going (both from same department) my first degree is...

    Started by vasilist‎, 11-10-2014 01:10 PM
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  19. Mentorship

    Recently managed to get onto a stats MSc but finding the course very hard. Part of the problem is my educational background is chequered at best,...

    Started by Prometheus‎, 01-20-2014 06:55 AM
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    11-07-2014, 07:53 AM Go to last post
  20. Career Inquiry

    I am going to sound very ignorant and noobish but... If one finds a few undergraduate intro stats books to be very enjoyable and exciting, is that...

    Started by StilloftheNight‎, 11-05-2014 11:25 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    11-06-2014, 01:45 AM Go to last post
  21. Online introductory statistics and EXCEL-stats course

    Hello, I am teaching basic introductory statistics courses online. They are designed to help every student succeed in a first college course in...

    Started by dcasmr‎, 11-02-2014 02:34 PM
    online statistics course, statistics course online
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  22. Education industry statisticians

    I work as a teacher in a junior high school in my country. I intend running data analysis on the activities of the school where it concerns education...

    Started by emekadavid‎, 11-01-2014 05:13 PM
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    11-01-2014, 06:07 PM Go to last post
  23. Could you please suggest a newbie about publishing Statistics related papers?

    Hello, I am quite new in writing and publishing papers. I have written a few papers, not that tough ones statistically, may be, but well written with...

    Started by Blain Waan‎, 10-23-2014 12:41 PM
    journal, paper, statisics
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  24. When would you say a career in stats is for you?

    Is enjoying undergraduate statistics courses enough, or far from the "real deal"? What are the most important qualities would you say are needed?...

    Started by StilloftheNight‎, 10-22-2014 06:49 PM
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  25. Career switch from business to statistics

    I am a business undergrad with marketing major from a South Asian country. I want to switch my career to statistics. I have done only Stat 1, Stat 2...

    Started by sanjanazerin‎, 10-21-2014 04:39 PM
    grad school, stat ma
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  26. if you wanna work for Google you better know... MATLAB? WTF?!

    a friend of mine forwarded this article to me: http://www.businessinsider.com/matlab-software-skills-needed-for-jobs-at-google-2014-10 which...

    Started by spunky‎, 10-20-2014 04:15 AM
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  27. Graduate certificate in biostatistics...worth it?

    Hello everyone glad to be on this forum. I am masters student, currently studying health sciences. Although the program's name is health...

    Started by piersamp8‎, 08-15-2014 11:12 PM
    advice, biostatistics, career
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  28. Big Data Analytics Consulting

    Hi everyone!! I am new to these forums, glad to be here in the Statistics community! So me and a friend of mine are planning to create a Data...

    Started by RussianMike‎, 06-30-2013 05:55 PM
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  29. Question How can I convert PDF files to ePub format?

    hi,I 'm a student of a college,There is a problem bothering me for a long time. I have a CD of PDF files, is there a way I can convert them to ePub...

    Started by cuckoo‎, 08-09-2011 02:04 AM
    convert,pdf,files, epub
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  30. Career crossroads

    Hello everyone, I was wondering if anyone could offer me some advice. I'm kind of in limbo as to what to do career-wise. A little background...

    Started by ssr‎, 01-28-2014 02:34 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    09-15-2014, 04:40 PM Go to last post
  31. Thumbs up Job Opportunity - Analyst - London - Charity sector

    Barnardo's is looking for a qualified Statistician (or other numerate background such as Economics or Operational Research) to join our Strategy...

    Started by Barnardo's Analysis‎, 08-29-2014 05:10 AM
    analysis, analyst, charity, job, jobs
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  32. statistics.com PASS certificates?

    Hello everyone, glad to be part of this community! :wave: My background is in math and I am currently doing a post-doc in healthcare related...

    Started by weatherman‎, 08-20-2014 06:12 AM
    biostatistics, certificate, pass, statistics.com
    • Replies: 1
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  33. Statisticians urgently needed in an investment bank in Florida

    We are hiring model validation analysts in our Florida office. The new hire will work on various financial models in our investment bank division....

    Started by swing‎, 07-27-2014 11:02 AM
    financial modeling, investment bank, model validation, statistcian
    • Replies: 0
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  34. Career change from signal processing to statistics

    Hope some of you can offer some advice here. I have a Ph.D. in statistical signal processing (part of electrical engineering) and I've worked for...

    Started by sp_guy‎, 07-23-2014 09:00 PM
    career, machine learning
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  35. Career as statistician vs software engineer?

    I graduated with a physics and math BS but I'm now considering a career in statistics/data science. I took 2 courses in probability theory and...

    Started by e15‎, 07-21-2014 04:05 AM
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  36. Environmental statistics careers? Advice?

    Hi all, I'm an undergraduate statistics major strongly considering a career in statistics, particularly with application to environmental problems....

    Started by robbiethecarl‎, 07-20-2014 01:15 PM
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  37. University of Toronto statistics program

    Hi, I'm currently a first-year mathematics specialist at the University of Toronto and I've recently discovered statistics. If I wanted to study the...

    Started by euthy‎, 10-10-2009 01:30 PM
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  38. Case studies for loyalty management (insight extraction)

    Hi all, I have just been called for an interview with a loyalty management company. I have been told that my data mining skills will be assessed...

    Started by info_seekeR‎, 03-05-2014 05:03 AM
    case studies, customer analytics, data analysis, insight analysis, loyalty management
    • Replies: 1
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    07-16-2014, 04:15 PM Go to last post
  39. Sports Statisticians

    Hi, I'm on the verge of graduating university and I wish to apply for job that involves the analysis of sports data. After browsing on the internet...

    Started by chrishello‎, 06-19-2014 05:41 AM
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    07-11-2014, 08:34 AM Go to last post
  40. Which software should I learn to make an online dashboard?

    At my work, I made an interactive dashboard in Excel, which I weekly use to generate graphs/reports. Generating and exporting the graphs cost me a...

    Started by surveyman‎, 07-05-2014 10:39 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    07-08-2014, 10:33 AM Go to last post
  41. Best programming languages for a statistician to know?

    Hello all, I am contemplating branching out and learning a small handful of programming languages to supplement the M.S. in statistics I am...

    Started by swisnieski‎, 06-04-2014 10:25 AM
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  42. Describe your biostatistics career

    Hi there, I'd really like to get a better idea of the breadth of careers available to biostatistics PhDs. I have personal messaged with 1 or 2...

    Started by bruin‎, 06-25-2014 01:34 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    06-30-2014, 12:53 AM Go to last post
  43. Course selection for probability research

    I'm a prospective graduate student interested in probability research. I'm more interested in applied probability theory, with applications to...

    Started by SchrodingersLion‎, 06-27-2014 04:23 PM
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  44. Theoretical Dissertation Direction/Resources (need structure)

    For many stats based people a theoretical dissertation (e.g., proposing a new methodology) is common. In my institution's department (and field for...

    Started by trinker‎, 06-16-2014 01:56 PM
    dissertation
    • Replies: 2
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    06-16-2014, 03:54 PM Go to last post
  45. Best concentration for M.S. in statistics?

    Hello all, I recently began coursework on my M.S. in statistics degree. At my university, there are multiple concentrations available for each...

    Started by swisnieski‎, 06-04-2014 10:22 AM
    • Replies: 0
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  46. Simple beginning statistics help + offer

    Hey guys I'm new to this site and need of some desperate help. I'm currently in Intro Statistics at my current educational establishment. It's an...

    Started by statsattack‎, 06-03-2014 11:28 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-03-2014, 12:35 PM Go to last post
  47. how hot are post-docs nowadays?

    this came out from a 3-way conversation i had last week with two friends. so soon-to-be-PhD-graduate (person A) asked the opinion of person B and...

    Started by spunky‎, 04-29-2014 02:37 PM
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  48. can i become statistician with a master in statistics? (different background)

    hello long story short i am in europe studying finance will a master in statistics help me cover everything i lack from undergraduate so i...

    Started by vasilist‎, 04-10-2014 01:22 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    04-10-2014, 02:38 PM Go to last post
  49. New member here. Any recs for a 1-2 college unit online statistics course?

    Thanks for having me. I have five units of statistics (4 Intro to Probability & Statistics, 1 SAS Programming) and am looking for an online course...

    Started by j_jane‎, 03-28-2014 10:57 PM
    1 unit, 2 units, class, online, quickly
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    03-28-2014, 10:57 PM Go to last post
  50. Paid Internship -- Research/Stats/R Development -- London -- Starting ASAP

    Aspinalls Group ------------------- Aspinalls is a specialist financial planning practice committed to providing highly personalised service to...

    Started by jdbutters‎, 03-05-2014 05:24 AM
    internship, job, london
    • Replies: 1
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    03-11-2014, 12:13 PM Go to last post
  51. Cool Job posting

    Its been a while since I posted to talk stats, if anyone is interested in the below job description let me know. requires MS degree, essentially...

    Started by fed1‎, 01-26-2013 10:33 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    03-05-2014, 03:35 AM Go to last post
  52. Quantitative Psych - finding a "substantive" area of interest.

    I have a question for any Quantitative Psychology people here. Which "substantive" fields of psychology has your PhD research and/or career...

    Started by bruin‎, 02-17-2014 03:31 AM
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    02-21-2014, 12:11 AM Go to last post
  53. Scholarship Offer

    I have a scholarship for a PhD position at the newly created Institute for Positive Psychology and Education at Australian Catholic University....

    Started by Lazar‎, 02-19-2014 11:57 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    02-20-2014, 12:08 AM Go to last post
  54. Stats for finance

    I am increasingly involved in doing analysis for budgets and productivity in an employment field (we find people jobs, but funding is drying up). I...

    Started by noetsi‎, 02-17-2014 09:07 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    02-17-2014, 12:30 PM Go to last post
  55. Giant project - Need tips

    Hello, Before I came to your forum, I had researched a lot on solution I am having issue to solve. So decided to register here and perhaps someone...

    Started by twoafterone‎, 01-22-2014 03:35 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    02-17-2014, 03:05 AM Go to last post
  56. Becoming a Statistician - What to master, R, SAS, or SQL?

    Hi, I'm new to the forum! I hold a M.S. in Pure Math and I have been working as a community college instructor for a few years. I recently...

    Started by tttcomrader‎, 01-30-2014 01:44 AM
    • Replies: 14
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    02-08-2014, 08:16 PM Go to last post
  57. Got a job as marketing analyst

    I've just accepted a position as a marketing analyst at Ellos (a Swedish e-commerce company). My main responsibilities will be to model customer...

    Started by Englund‎, 01-06-2014 02:50 PM
    • Replies: 10
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    02-08-2014, 04:42 PM Go to last post
  58. Tamhane's T2 verses Dunnett's C and T3 Post Hoc test

    I have been working really hard to find the answer to this question, but the statistical references I have read all say they won't go into detail...

    Started by Kristina‎, 01-31-2014 12:37 PM
    anova ecology biology, dunnett's c and t3, post hoc, tamhane's t2
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    01-31-2014, 12:37 PM Go to last post
  59. Is Topology relevant for probability?

    It is safe to say that if you want a deep understanding of probability you should take measure theory. But will topology be relevant for...

    Started by Tarly‎, 01-30-2014 07:16 AM
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    01-30-2014, 07:16 AM Go to last post
  60. Data integration or Business analytics

    Hi all, I have learned Base SAS and currently learning BI course from SAS authorized center (soon also learn macro & advanced sas). I have a...

    Started by abhijeet‎, 10-19-2011 11:54 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,673
    01-23-2014, 04:04 AM Go to last post

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