A brief history of the Travelling Salesman Problem

Attacking complexity with Pheromones

Kicking Timetabling Problems into Touch

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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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