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Fellowship opportunities at Statistics Canada

Statistics Canada invites application for its Analytical Studies Research Fellowship which provides Ph.D. students currently working on their theses an opportunity to access microdata that is only available for use at Statistic Canada’s Ottawa headquarters. One fellowship lasting for nine to twelve months and carrying a $25,000 stipend is available for each division in the Analytical Studies Branch. Candidates must indicate which division they wish to work at and explain how their research would benefit from the knowledge and expertise of the research staff in the division. Deadline to apply is January 31. View all details and apply online

15 January 2019 - 6:02pm |

Call for student papers: 2019 CPS meeting

The Canadian Population Society (CPS) invites students to submit papers to its regular annual meeting or its Graduate Development Conference which will be held next June as part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences in Vancouver. Papers accepted to either are eligible to be considered for the CPS Student Paper Competition, which rewards the best paper with a $500 prize. The deadline to submit an abstract is January 31. Read the call for papers for all details. 

20 December 2018 - 5:40pm |

Business Data Science Challenge

Statistics Canada invites graduate students and senior undergraduate students in economics, data science, computer science, mathematics and statistics to apply to its Business Data Science Challenge. The challenge is to apply data analytics or analysis techniques to increase our understanding of the state of entry and exit in the Canadian economy. Of particular interest are methods for producing more timely estimates for exits, methods for identifying and accounting for aberrant observations such as leverage points or outliers, and methods for incorporating unclassified firms into analysis. The deadline for submission is March 31st, 2019. Read all details and conditions here. 

7 December 2018 - 2:26pm |

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