News archive - February 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017

Prof. Ken Seng Tan Named Sun Life Fellow in International Actuarial Science

Sun Life Financial Asia (Sun Life Asia) and University of Waterloo have announced Professor Ken Seng Tan as the recipient of the Sun Life Fellowship in International Actuarial Science

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Hans Rosling (1948-2017) “A voice of hope and statistical clarity"

On February 7, 2017,  Hans Rosling, Swedish statistician, academic,  and champion of global development and understanding, died after a year-long illness.

In 2006, Hans Rosling gave a TED talk that has been called “The best stats you’ve ever seen

This presentation rocketed Rosling to international fame as a great communicator of statistics and of data-driven decision making, especially in understanding global development.