The faculty of the Department of Statistics stand in solidarity with those calling for the eradication of racial biases in our criminal justice system.  We support peaceful protests that demand law enforcement be color blind when protecting our communities, and we affirm a conscious commitment to foster diversity, equity and inclusion for the students, staff and faculty at UCR. 
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Our Mission Statement

The Department of Statistics has two primary interrelated objectives as it serves the University, the State, and beyond. First, we aim to provide both undergraduate and graduate students with strong degree programs and excellent instruction in probability, applied statistics, and theoretical statistics. Second, we aim to conduct and publish outstanding research while promoting the solid practice of statistics at the University of California and beyond.


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2023 Orange County Biostatistics Symposium

The Orange County Chapter of the ASA is excited to host its 2023 OC Biostatistics Symposium on 29-30 Sep 2023 in Irvine CA. This 2-day event offers a great opportunity to hear from leading statistical and pharmaceutical/medical device experts from industry, academics, and regulatory agencies on their experience and practice of bringing innovation to the development of drugs and devices. 


The organizing committee also invites undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral trainees to submit an abstract for the poster session. The poster session at the symposium provides an excellent opportunity to promote the exchange of ideas and facilitate networking opportunities within the statistics community. In addition, presenting a poster will provide the students with an opportunity to showcase their work to industry as well as academic professionals. 


You can access more information on the poster session at the conference website, and submit your abstract via this form before august 11th. This year, the poster committee will present awards in three categories. The best visualization, the best statistical analysis, and the best insight. Registration fees for the symposium will be waived for undergraduate and graduate student poster presenters. 

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