Clayton Block, M.Sc. (1986)
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After graduating with his master's degree in Statistics in 1986, Clayton spent three years teaching undergraduate courses in statistics at the University of Western Ontario in London Ontario. In 1989, he began his career as a public servant with the federal government in Ottawa. He spent twelve years at Statistics Canada, where he worked as a survey methodologist on various business surveys. In 2001, Clayton moved to his current position of Assistant Chief Methodologist at Elections Canada, where he deals with mathematical and statistical issues related to electoral administration, including record linkage, survey methodology, and data analysis. Clayton lives in Ottawa with his wife Lynn and two children.

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Important Dates

January 18: Fall/Winter Term Spanned Classes Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) Deadline

January 21: Course Add Date - the last date to add a course in the revision period for Winter term and Winter/Summer term courses

January 21: Deadline to Apply Online to Graduate for Spring 2019 (most students)

Upcoming Seminars

PIMS lecture: Nancy Reid: “Statistical and Data Science” — Thursday, January 17 at 4 p.m., Robert Schultz Theatre.

Statistics seminar: Erfanul Hoque: “Random effects covariance matrix modeling for longitudinal data with covariates measurement error” — Thursday, January 24 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Statistics seminar: Shirley E. Mills — Wednesday, January 30 at 2:45 p.m., 262 E3 EITC.

Statistics seminar: Yang Wang: “Deep Learning: An Introduction and Recent Advances” — Thursday, February 7 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Where are they now?

Taraneh Abarin, Ph.D. (2009)

Lesley Crisostomo Alagar, M.Sc. (2006)