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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Employees across industries are quitting in record numbers

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25 Nov 2021

Posted by: The OR Society

A study by global management consultants McKinsey shows that employees are leaving their jobs at unprecedented rates across the developed world, with many employers struggling to understand why.

25 Nov 2021

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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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Applications for 2022 Master’s Scholarship are now open

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18 Nov 2021

Posted by: The OR Society

The OR Society has opened applications for its 2022 Master’s Scholarship, worth £10,000. The award is intended to support students who would otherwise be denied opportunities to study operational research because of financial constraints. (Picture: Maryam Mojdehi, our most recent winner.)

18 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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