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Data Science Award

The Department of Statistics Award in Data Science recognizes the importance of developing and applying tools to answer important questions through the analysis of data. This $1000 award is offered annually to an undergraduate or graduate student who has demonstrated initiative and creativity in making outstanding contributions in the field of Data Science. Recipients can be from any undergraduate or graduate program at UBC-Vancouver.

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This award is usually announced in March or April Year+1.


Recipient's Name Year Recipient's Category Program News Item
Nikola Surjanovic 2023 Graduate PhD Nikola Surjanovic wins the 2023-24 Data Science Award
Kaitlin Sullivan 2022 Graduate PhD 2022-2023 Data Science Award Winner Kaitlin Sullivan
Anthony Christidis 2021 Graduate PhD Anthony Christidis wins the 2020-21 Data Science Award
Victor Yuan 2020 Graduate Data Science Award announcement
David Kepplinger 2019 Graduate David Kepplinger wins the 2019–20 Data Science Award
Rebecca Asiimwe 2018 Graduate Bioinformatics student Rebecca Asiimwe wins 2018-19 Data Science Award
Michael Skinnider 2017 Graduate Michael Skinnider receives this year's Data Science Award
Fred (Hongyang) Zhang 2016 Graduate Fred (Hongyang) Zhang Wins 2016-17 Data Science Award
Emilia Lim 2015 Graduate
Rosemary McCloskey 2014 Graduate Statistics Department Award in Data Science