Operational Research Society News

Applications for 2022 Master’s Scholarship are now open

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18 Nov 2021

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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

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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

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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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US Army pairs military coders with Silicon Valley

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28 Oct 2021

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The US Army is experimenting with a ‘new’ training programme that pairs military personnel with civilian experts to improve operational capability.

28 Oct 2021

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Bespoke data management at ‘the Airbnb of camper vans’

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21 Oct 2021

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MyCamper earned the nickname ‘the Airbnb of camper vans’ by helping private owners rent out their vehicles to holidaymakers. However, the small team initially lacked the skills to manually build the necessary data-crunching tools.

21 Oct 2021

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