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JORS Volume 68, Issue 9
JORS Volume 68, Issue 9

Certified Analytics Professional
The OR Society now offers Certified Analytics Professional

Artificial intelligence can outsmart Captcha
Computer scientists have developed artificial intelligence that can outsmart the Captcha websit...

NEW SIG – Information and Cyber Security
NEW SIG – Information and Cyber Security

Large scale object recognition
Deep learning has been achieved in large scale object recognition with CNNs


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A window on the world of O.R.?
The “invisibility cloak” of science fiction is now fact, albeit with limitations. O.R. could claim to have had the power of invisibility for years, though not by desire; what we want is the opposite - a high-visibility jacket! Indeed, part of the mission of the OR Society is to help make our presence more visible. But perception involves both the observed and the observer. And all of us have open and hidden parts.

YOR18 – OR – A Twenty Twenty Vision
The 18th Young [to] OR Conference got off to a great start with the plenary session given by the President of the OR Society, Dr Geoff Royston. Antuela Tako, the chair of the organising committee, began the proceedings by telling the audience what had been planned for them and how to find out more about streams.

The Education & Research Committee
- Roles and Responsibilities: Brian Dangerfield (Liaison with ESRC)
Ruth Kaufman, Inside OR February 2013

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Posted on 21 September 2017


Panel members and assessors for the Teaching Excellence Framework

HEFCE wishes to appoint high-calibre individuals to work as panellists and assessors for the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

These roles will form the TEF subject pilot panels and supplement the TEF Year Three panel.
Roles are available for:
• pilot subject panel chairs
• pilot subject panel deputy chairs
• panel members and assessors
Applications are sought from academics, student representatives, employer representatives, professional, statutory and regulatory body (PSRB) representatives, widening participation experts and employment experts.
For the TEF subject pilot roles, HEFCE welcomes candidates from all types of higher education provider. A small number of TEF Year Three roles are available for applicants with experience of higher education in further education colleges or alternative providers.
Approximately 100 part-time roles are available; fees payable vary depending on the role.
The deadline for applications is noon on Friday 6 October.
Further details on the panellist and assessor roles.
• For press enquiries, contact one of the following:
• Liz McCarty, tel 0117 931 7431
• Henny Fordham, tel 0117 931 7087
• Helen Albon, tel 0117 931 7076
• Paul Whittemore, tel 0117 931 7460