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ENHANCE your career and credibility with current research and insight, including access to our academic journals and selected external journals which you can access anytime, anywhere.

We also offer a range of professional accreditation to help you stand out from the crowd, including Chartered Scientist, Data Science Professional, or Certified Analytics Professional .


ACCESS online and 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 is mostly online but we also have face-to-face courses in London and Birmingham which can be attended throughout the year. Members of the OR Society benefit from discounted rates.


CONNECT with a community of like-minded professionals, who you can engage with at exclusive events and through our regional and special interest groups.

You are already a part of one or more of our Regional or Special Interest Groups throughout the UK, and we also host a range of not-to-miss national and regional events such as our Annual Conference, Analytics Summit, and the Blackett Lecture. Members benefit from a discounted fee for all paid events.


KNOW the profession inside-out with timely access to news and insight.

We produce tailored newsletters for our members as well as 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.

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