A professional membership body
A professional membership body for
operation researchers, data scientists and analysts.
We are dedicated to the advancement of knowledge,
interest and education in operational research.
Our diverse global community of operational researchers and analysts is the gateway to a thriving career. As a member, you will access the tools you need to thrive in your profession at every stage of your career. You will enjoy distinct networking opportunities, an ever-developing library of insight and resource, and a rich programme of events and training.
Explore our member benefits in full to choose the right fit for you.
We are a charity set up to advance knowledge, interest and education in OR. Our goal is to see operational research used and acknowledged widely in all areas of industry, business, government, the community and the third sector.
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