(Post date: May 31, 2018)
港大醫管局AI篩出九成半大血管栓塞中風個案 有望提早兩小時確診(明報新聞網 | 2018年5月8日)
(Post date: May 10, 2018)
Congratulations to Professor Jeff Yao on being elected Fellow by the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.
China Life Insurance (Overseas) Scholarship in Actuarial Science(中國人壽（海外）精算獎學金)
(Post date: April 6, 2018)
Post of Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science jointly offered by the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Business and Economics. (Ref.: 201800334)
(Post date: March 29, 2018)
Post of Post-doctoral Fellow in Survival Analysis, Statistical Learning, Large-Scale Data Applications, Big Data, Deep Learning, Image Analysis. (Ref.: 201800388)
Post of Post-doctoral Fellow in High-Dimensional Methodology, Econometrics of Large Panel Models, Random Matrix Theory. (Ref.: 201800387)
(Post date: March 23, 2018)
According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject Statistics & Operational Research 2018, HKU ranks No.28 worldwide overall. For details, please click here.
(Post date: March 9, 2018)
Congratulations to Dr. K.P. Wat on being awarded the University Teaching Feedback Award (TFA).
(Post date: January 8, 2018)
HKU BSc(Actuarial Science) programme has earned reaccreditation for subjects CT1-CT8 of the UK Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) for another period of 5 years beginning 2017. It is the first programme to be accredited in Asia. For details, please click here.
(Post date: March 31, 2017)
The University of Hong Kong (HKU) Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science is very pleased to announce that its designation of the Center of Actuarial Excellence (CAE) has been renewed for another period of 5 years. Click here for the comments from the award body, Society of Actuaries.
(Post date: January 20, 2017)
As an international premier center in the science disciplines, the Faculty of Science promotes research vibrancy and leading-edge innovation, resulting in the launch of the Big Data Research Cluster project.
Click here for more details: http://www.saasweb.hku.hk/bigdata/
(Post date: February 14, 2017)
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 Dr Patrick S C Poon Scholarship in Statistics, which awards up to four outstanding undergraduates who pursue Decision Analytics, Risk Management or Statistics studies. Please click here for more details on the scholarships.
(Post date: May 31, 2016)
Congratulations to Professor SAW Swee Hock, the Founding Chair of SAAS, on being conferred the Honorary Doctor of Letters by National University of Singapore (NUS). Honorary Doctorates are the highest accolade of NUS. (Read more)
(Post date: May 18, 2016)
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)
HKU is ranked No. 1 in Asia and No. 10 worldwide according to a scientific paper entitled "A Digital Picture of the Actuarial Research Community" by Christian Genest & Alberto Carabarín-Aguirre published in North American Actuarial Journal (2013, vol. 17:1, pages 3-12), in terms of publication pages in the actuarial journals of their study over a 30-year period from 1982 to 2011.
(Post date: August 13, 2013)
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