Statistical Consulting Service at York
The Statistical Consulting Service
(SCS) at York University in Toronto is affiliated with York's Institute
for Social Research, and with the Department
of Mathematics and Statistics in the Faculty of Arts. The mandate of
SCS is to assist faculty, students and staff at York with research that
employs statistical methods.
The central goals of SCS are:
to facilitate our clients' research
to improve the quality of their work by providing
expert statistical advice
to help our clients learn more about the statistical
methods (including statistical computer programs) that they employ in their
- to provide training and experience in statistical consulting for
- to serve as a focus for research and training in quantitative methods
at York and in the larger community
SCS offers non-credit short courses three
times a year on the use of statistical software (including SAS and
SPSS), and on a variety of topics related to statistical analysis.
In the Spring session, additional courses related to sample and questionnaire
design, survey research and other topics are offered by the Institute
for Social Research. Click below for information about our current
York faculty can also arrange for SCS to supply
instruction to university classes on the use of SAS and SPSS.
Please contact the SCS Coordinator.
SCS also hosts an informal seminar series
and discussion group for faculty and SCS staff on topics of current interest.
In 2003-2004 our topic was History of Statistics and Data
In 2002-2003 our topic was Bayesian Methods in Statistics.
In 2001-2002 we considered Structural Equations Models. In 1999-2000
the series was devoted to Hierarchical
In addition, a three-week Spring Seminar
Series is presented annually in conjunction with the Institute for Social
Research on topics relating to social research methods.
Fox, Associate Coordinator
Monette, Associate Corrdinator and Consiglieri
Augustine Wong, Associate Consultant
Ernest Kwan, Graduate Assistant
Colleen Bowers, Graduate Assistant
Laura Friedlander, Graduate Assistant
Lisa Fiksenbaum, Graduate Assistant
Ondrack, Statistical Consultant
Bryn Greer-Wootten, Associate Coordinator
Ng, Associate Consultant
Peskun, Associate Consultant
Smith, Associate Consultant
Oren Amitay, Graduate Assistant
The current curator of this page
Michael Friendly Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This URL: http://www.math.yorku.ca/SCS/