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

As we celebrate our remarkable 75th anniversary, our esteemed society deserves to be commended for our relentless pursuit of excellence in advancing operational research and our profound impact on shaping a better future for industries, governments, and society as a whole.

celebrating our 75th anniversary

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May 2024

New ORS Journal LinkedIn Pages

All of our journals now have their own LinkedIn pages to help you keep up to date on everything from the ORS publications!

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May 2024

First President of the Academy for the Mathematical Sciences

The Academy of Mathematical Sciences (AcadMathSci) has announced the appointment of Prof. Alison Etheridge OBE FRS as its inaugural President, effective from 17 June 2024.

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May 2024

Navigating stress and burnout in Operational Research

In this article we explore the rise of stress in the workplace and offer tips for how organisations can support staff dealing with stress and burnout.

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Publications

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Events & Conferences

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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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