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"The department of statistics and actuarial science has a strong presence in the sports analytics community. I hope to learn from the best and make my mark on sports analytics."
Student Profile: Robyn Ritchie
December 08, 2022
Statistics doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences
PhD candidate trying to revolutionize the game of curling with the use of statistics.
WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO COME TO SFU?
The department of statistics and actuarial science has a strong presence in the sports analytics community. I hope to learn from the best and make my mark on sports analytics.
HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR RESEARCH OR YOUR PROGRAM TO A FAMILY MEMBER?
I am trying to understand decision making in curling. I use lots of numbers and code to show which players have a strong sports mind and the ability to execute their move.
WHAT ARE YOU PARTICULARLY ENJOYING ABOUT YOUR STUDIES/RESEARCH AT SFU?
The friends I make along the way.
Contact Robyn: email@example.com