Links of Interest

Funding Opportunities

  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
    • Some slides with useful information on preparing a NSERC Discovery Grant application (here)
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) - For investigators whose research includes collaboration in the social sciences such as economics/business, sociology, psychology, etc.
  • Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) - For investigators whose research includes collaboration in human health science.
  • Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) - Funding for research infrastructure such as computing clusters for computationally intensive research.
  • Shared Hierarchical Academic Research Computing Network (SHARCNET) - High performance computing support and funding for faculty in Southern and Western Ontario.
  • Canadian and International Scholarship Programs of the Government of Canada (here) - Funding for international collaboration.
  • Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems (MITACS) - Funding for research in industrial mathematics.
  • MITACS ACCELERATE Canada (here) - Program to fund internships between mathematical researchers and industrial partners.
    • Some slides with useful information on the ACCELERATE program (here)

Statistical Organizations and Societies

  • The American Statistical Association (ASA)
    • ASA Meetings and Upcoming Events (here)
  • The Royal Statistical Society (RSS)
    • RSS Meetings and Upcoming Events (here)
    • The RSS Young Statisticians Section (here)
  • The Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS)
    • IMS Meetings and Upcoming Events (here)
  • Le Centre de Recherches Mathématiques (CRM)
    • Upcoming CRM Events (here)
  • The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences (here)
    • Upcoming Fields Events (here)
  • The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS)
    • Upcoming PIMS Events (here)

Thoughts and Advice for Early Career Researchers

  • New Researchers Survival Guides
    • W. John Braun (here)
    • Robert Tibshirani (here)
    • Interview with Bradley Efron (here)
    • "The Awesomest 7-Year Postdoc" by Radhika Nagpal (here)
  • Advice for Students
    • Picking a biostats thesis (here)
    • The academic job market (here and here)
  • General Tips
    • On giving a good talk (here)
    • On peer-review rebuttals (here)

Keeping Up with the Community

  • Blogs
    • Andrew Gelman (here)
    • Thomas Lumley (here)
    • Christian Robert (here)
    • Larry Wasserman (here)
    • Simply Statistics: Jeff Leek, Roger Peng, and Raffa Irizarry (here)
  • Subscribe to arXiv Newsfeed (here)