The OR Society is following advice from the government, Public Health England and the World Health Organisation about COVID-19 and all face to face events and training courses until the end of the year have been postponed. Please check our events page and training page for the latest details on rescheduled dates or contact us at [email protected]iety.com for specific enquiries. 

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!

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OR in Education

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

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Research

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

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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

November 2020

Join the KD Tocher Medal judges’ panel

Applications are now open for practitioners and academics interested in becoming a volunteer judge for the Journal of Simulation (JOS) KD Tocher Medal.

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October 2020

Volunteer Opportunity: New editor for Inside OR magazine

Inside OR is the membership magazine for the OR Society. The magazine is 32 pages and contains news and information relevant to all the Society members, both active and retired.

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October 2020

EPSRC – NEW FUNDING TO BOOST EARLY-STAGE MATHS IDEA GENERATION

A new initiative has been launched by EPSRC to provide mathematical scientists and researchers with small amounts of funding to support the discovery of ground-breaking and transformative new ideas.

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