HKU Dept of Statistics & Actuarial Science, HKU
Dept of Statistics & Actuarial Science, HKU
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Application for MPhil /PhD Studies 2016-17 and Fellowships and Scholarships. 

Application for MPhil /PhD Studies 2016-17 and Fellowships and Scholarships.

Please visit here for more details.

(Post date: July 23, 2015)

 

Post of the Clerk I/II in the Dept of Statistics & Actuarial Science. 

The Department is now recruiting a Clerk I/II. Completed application form and CV can be sent to saashr@hku.hk. For more details, please visit here.

(Post date: July 17, 2015)

 

HKU is pleased to announce that it is launching a new Major, Decision Analytics (決策分析) in September 2015! 

The Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, HKU is pleased to announce that it is launching a new Major, Decision Analytics (決策分析) in September 2015! It is the FIRST and ONLY Major in Decision Analytics in Hong Kong! For information, please visit here.

As one of the 16 Majors in the 6901 Bachelor of Science (BSc) Programme under the Common Admission Policy, Decision Analytics is the most comprehensive major locally that integrates computer technologies and statistical techniques to analyze data and formulate data-driven strategies. (作為 6901 理學士課程 (統一收生制) 中16個主修選擇之一,「決策分析」課程結合計算機技術和統計分析方法,用以分析數據和制定數據主導的策略,它是目前本港在這領域上最全面的主修課程。)

Stay tuned with our facebook page! More interesting stories about Decision Analytics (with hashtag #HKU6901BScDecisionAnalytics) will be published soon!

(Post date: May 20, 2015)

 

QS World University Ranking. For the subject of Statistics, HKU was ranked 15th worldwide in 2013. 

The QS World University Ranking by Subject 2015 has been released. HKU Statistics is ranked No.1 in Asia in terms of Employer Reputation and Citations per Paper, and No.22 worldwide overall! For more details about the ranking, please visit here.

(Post date: May 5, 2015)

 

HKU ranks high in science disciplines in U.S. News Subject Rankings of Best Global Universities. 

According to U.S. News & World Report 2014, HKU ranks high in many science subjects in the "Best Global Universities Rankings" of which HKU Mathematics and Statistics rank the 9th in the "Best Global Universities Rankings for Mathematics". For more details, please visit here.

(Post date: December 18, 2014)

 

Professor Yang on receiving the University's Outstanding Researcher Award (ORA) 2013-14! 

Big congratulations to Professor Hailiang Yang on receiving the University’s Outstanding Researcher Award (ORA) 2013-14!

This highly-coveted award is made to researchers of distinction in recognition of their research accomplishments, the quality and quantity of research publications, the ability to attract research grants and high-impact research work.

Professor Yang is well deserved for the award! Congratulations again!

(Post date: December 12, 2014)

 

HKU is ranked No. 1 in Asia and No. 10 worldwide in a publication of the official journal of the Society of Actuaries, North American Actuarial Journal. 

HKU is ranked No. 1 in Asia and No. 10 worldwide in a publication of the official journal of the Society of Actuaries, North American Actuarial Journal (2013 Vol. 17, 3-12), in terms of publication pages in the actuarial journals included in the study over a 30-year period from 1982 to 2011.

(Post date: August 13, 2013)

 

Dr. Patrick Sun-Cheong Poon 

Further to the establishment of the endowed Patrick S C Poon Professorship in Statistics and Actuarial Science, Dr. Patrick Sun-Cheong Poon has made recurrent donation to continue the Patrick Poon Lecture Series in Actuarial Science, which was established in 2004.

The Department is also deeply grateful to Dr. Poon for his great generosity in making donation to continue the Dr Patrick S C Poon Scholarship in Actuarial Science, which awards up to ten Actuarial Science freshmen. In 2012, Dr. Poon pledged another donation to the University of Hong Kong for the establishment of Patrick S C Poon Scholarship in Statistics and Risk Management, which awards up to four outstanding undergraduates who pursue a first Major in Statistics and/or Risk Management. Please click here for more details on the scholarships.

(Post date: May 5, 2013)

 

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