Member Benefits


The OR Society is a hub for development and knowledge sharing. Our ever-growing community of operational researchers and analysts represent the best of the profession, providing a platform where discussion and opportunity thrive  

As a member you will benefit from and contribute to this discussion, which will enable you to boost your knowledge and understanding, find new career opportunities, build your professional network, and enhance your credibility and reputation as you embark on a fulfilling career. 

At a glance… 

There are many unrivalled benefits offered to members of The OR Society. Membership at all levels provides an opportunity to: 

Enhance your careerENHANCE your career and credibility with of-the-moment research and insight, including academic journals and an extensive online library which you can access anytime, anywhere. These include the Journal of the Operational Research Society, European Journal of Information Systems, Health Systems, and the Journal of Business Analytics, as well as access to thousands of magazines, case studies and research papers via EBSCO. 

Enhance your careerACCESS face-to-face training opportunities led by experts, which will give you the tools you need to apply your skills and knowledge in a real-world environment. Our comprehensive training programme includes courses in London and Birmingham which can be attended throughout the year. Members of The OR Society benefit from a subsidised fee. 

Enhance your careerCONNECT with a community of like-minded professionals, who you can engage with at exclusive events and online through our regional and special interest groups. We have 25over 20  community groups throughout the UK, and some further afield, and host a range of not-to-miss annual events such as the Analytics Summit, the Beale Blackett Lecture, and our annual conference. 

Know the professionKNOW the profession inside-out with timely access to news and insight online and through our publication journals, which you’ll receive a subscription to when you become a member. We produce tailored newsletters for our members as well as our monthly publication, Inside OR, which discusses the latest developments in the profession and features job opportunities.