Become a Member

Currently working in or interested in operational research and analytics? Whatever your career level, becoming a member of The OR Society will give you access to the tools you need to thrive amongst a relevant professional community, plus exclusive opportunities to move your career forward.

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What to expect 

The OR Society is more than a professional body. We’re home to the science + art of problem solving and enable our global community of OR professionals to make better operational decisions.

Becoming a member of The OR Society will enable you to: 


ENHANCE your credibility with professional development through accreditation and access to prestigious awards, prizes, scholarships and assisted places, plus exclusive volunteering opportunities.

You will also receive access to research and insight, including academic journals and an extensive online library which you can access anytime, anywhere.


ACCESS development opportunities through world-leading training, including a comprehensive calendar of face-to-face and online courses with leading figures throughout the UK.


CONNECT with your peers both online and face-to-face, in turn giving you the tools you need to find and secure career opportunities and funding for academic projects.


KNOW everything that’s going on in your sector with access to current news through tailored newsletters and our monthly publication, Inside OR or our free biannual publication Impact Magazine, which discusses the latest developments in the profession and is available both printed and online.

Each of our benefits will help you to build lasting credibility as you progress in a career that’s both successful and rewarding. 

Ready to take the next step? 

Join online 

Want to know more about our benefits or have a question about what membership could mean for you? Call our Membership team on +44 (0)121 233 9300 or email [email protected] 

Are you retired?

Continue to impart your knowledge on the profession even after you've retired with our Retired membership. This subsidised membership enables you to give back through volunteering, including presenting at industry events and assisting with research and advice for our members.  

This membership also means that you will continue to receive the latest industry news and retain access to new research and insight to ensure you’re always at the forefront of the profession with The OR Society – home to the science + art of problem solving.