Operational Research Society News

France provides 24.5 million euros for OR to improve projects fighting diseases

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13 Jan 2022

Posted by: The OR Society

In the last decade, France has provided €24.5 million to support 22 OR projects and 35 'research missions' to help improve the work of fighting HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria across francophone countries, many of which are in the developing world. Now there is a new call for the next phase of funding.

13 Jan 2022

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Malaria elimination possible with operational research

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25 Nov 2021

Posted by: The OR Society

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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OR helps dialysis services work better during COVID-19

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04 Nov 2021

Posted by: The OR Society

A team drawn from the University of Exeter and Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust has completed a study which is already helping improve services to patients requiring dialysis in the south of England.

04 Nov 2021

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Learned Societies lead on Professionalisation of Data Science

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23 Jul 2020

Posted by: The OR Society

In this instance, professionalisation isn’t a smart suit or a slick presentation. It covers the knowledge, skills and behaviours that might be expected of a data scientist. The OR Society is a key player in a group of bodies interested in what such professionalisation might look like.

23 Jul 2020

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