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

March 2023

Employability & Student Engagement from a Business Analytics Perspective

In this article, Dr. Marios Kremantzis, looks at how employability be effectively integrated into curricular and extra-curricular activities of a business analytics module.

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March 2023

SW23 – Registration closes 17th March!

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.

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January 2023

The OR Society awards: calls and deadlines

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.

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