The OR Society is home to the science + art of problem solving. 

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.  

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MEMBER BENEFITS

Publications

Access our world-class journals and monthly membership newsletter.

Publications

Events & Conferences

Find out about our upcoming conferences, events, workshops and networking opportunities.

Events & Conferences
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Training Courses

Top up your skills with The OR Society's world-class training programme.

Pro Bono OR

Find out how third sector organisations can access volunteer analysts - for free!

Pro Bono OR

OR in Education

Help us inspire the next generation of operational researchers and analysts.

OR in Education

Research

Discover how The OR Society helps advance the understanding of real-life problems through research. 

Research

Operational research (OR) is the science of better decision making.  

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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Latest News

January 2022

France provides 24.5 million euros for OR to improve projects fighting diseases

In the last decade, France has provided €24.5 million to support 22 OR projects and 35 'research missions' to help improve the work of fighting HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria across francophone countries, many of which are in the developing world. Now there is a new call for the next phase of funding.

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December 2021

Consultation on National Academy for Mathematical Sciences

Following the 2018 Bond Review, the Council for Mathematical Sciences (CMS) wishes to consult the wider mathematical sciences community on proposals to establish a National Academy for Mathematical Sciences, with the aims of supporting future mathematical scientists and improving mathematical literacy more generally.

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December 2021

How OR helps warehouse workers stay COVID-safe

New research into picking operations shows how operational research can optimise efficiency whilst also making the warehouse workforce as COVID-safe as possible.

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