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

Training Courses

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

Training Courses

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

October 2021

Bespoke data management at ‘the Airbnb of camper vans’

MyCamper earned the nickname ‘the Airbnb of camper vans’ by helping private owners rent out their vehicles to holidaymakers. However, the small team initially lacked the skills to manually build the necessary data-crunching tools.

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October 2021

The OR Society joins enei – the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion

The OR Society has recently joined the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (enei), the not-for-profit, employer-led membership organisation which advises on all aspects of equality and inclusion in the workplace.

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October 2021

FiveThirtyEight publishes its sports forecasting formulae

Nate Silver’s predictive analytics journalism website FiveThirtyEight has published the maths behind its sports forecasting model, making it possible for you to download the files and and run your own NHL league!

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