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Katherine Davies
Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Statistics

Dr. Katherine Davies is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Dr. Davies has come full circle having graduated with an Hon. B.Sc. in Mathematics and Statistics (2002) and M.Sc. in Statistics (2004) from McMaster. After McMaster, Dr. Davies attended Western University where she obtained her Ph.D. in Statistics. Immediately upon completion, Dr. Davies joined the University of Manitoba's Department of Statistics as an Assistant Professor. During the next 14 years, Dr. Davies was tenured and promoted to Associate Professor. During her time, she taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses and carried out statistical research. Her research program focuses on the modelling and analysis of lifetime data, which includes both censoring methodologies and distribution theory. This research has applications in engineering and medical sciences. Dr. Davies has also supervised several graduate and undergraduate students over the years. Dr. Davies continues to publish articles in high quality journals, participate in conferences and build collaborative relationships with researchers around the globe. She is an active member of the Statistical Society of Canada, for whom she has served two terms on the board of directors. She is also the founder of the initiative Steering Women into Statistics in which she gives talks to highschool students.
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