Operational Research Society News

Update on creation of a National Academy for the Mathematical Sciences

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06 Oct 2022

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The Council for the Mathematical Sciences has taken an important step towards creating a National Academy for the Mathematical Sciences with the appointment of an Executive Committee and Executive Director to carry out the feasibility and set-up phase.

06 Oct 2022

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What has analytics got to do with operational research (OR)?

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30 Jun 2022

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What is the difference between advanced analytics, business analytics, data analytics, web analytics and operational research? One could be forgiven for struggling to see the difference between these interconnected fields of problem-solving, but there is an answer - and it is as much about an approach to life as having the latest, smartest analytical tools.

30 Jun 2022

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Highland Council discusses bin collection route optimisation with residents

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12 May 2022

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The UK's geographically-largest council uses the language of operational research when communicating with its residents on the subject of refuse collection route optimisation, implying it recognises both the practical and PR value of good decision-making.

12 May 2022

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Malaria elimination possible with operational research

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25 Nov 2021

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has convened its second forum on using operational research in its effort to eliminate malaria in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) by 2030.

25 Nov 2021

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The heuristics of childbirth

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11 Nov 2021

Posted by: The OR Society

A recent study has found that medical staff in delivery rooms in the US were prone to “suboptimal heuristic” decision-making when attending to births.

11 Nov 2021

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