WE ARE A COMMUNITY OF PROBLEM-SOLVERS
A professional membership body to support the development
of people working in operation research, data science and analytics.
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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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.
The OR Society’s Simulation Workshop (SW23) brings together our community of experts working in the field of modelling and simulation. Hosted at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, the conference runs from Monday 27 - Wednesday 29 March 2023 and will provide an opportunity for practitioners and academics to exchange ideas on the current and future state-of-the-art in modelling and simulation.
Each year, The OR Society celebrates and recognises advancements and successes with a selection of curated medals, scholarships, and awards. Find out more and the deadline dates here.
New research suggests that artificial intelligence (AI) may help predict 'flashovers’, a nightmare scenario for firefighters in which all combustible material in a room suddenly ignites, due to extremely high local temperatures.