2020 January Inside OR

This month, we look at OR and the Indonesian health care system, Chartered Scientist status from the Science Council, OR apprenticeships, careers in OR, tutorials in simulation and our brand-new 2020 training guide, which is full of opportunities to boost your skills in analytics, data science and OR!

Leader: Apprenticeships – getting there!

The major development in 2019 was the development of the Level 7 postgraduate Apprenticeship Standard in the occupation of “OR Specialist”. Apprenticeships at all levels, not just Level 7, enable employers to leverage their Apprenticeship Levy payments to provide employees with education and training.

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New 2020 Training Guide now available

The OR Society is proud to announce its training programme for 2020 is now live for booking. Visit www.theorsociety.com/training to download the new training guide and browse the courses.

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Women in OR and Analytics Launch Event

Lily Shannon, Kezia Huttlestone and Robyn Smith report on the recent launch event for The OR Society's Women in OR and Analytics Network, which took place at the Royal Society, London in November.

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OR and the Indonesian health care system

A research team from Cardiff University’s School of Mathematics will use OR models to help Indonesia forecast demand for emergency healthcare and make critical decisions on the optimal types, capacities and geographical locations of vehicles for a sustainable emergency service. 

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Obituary: John Bartholdi III 1947 – 2019

John Bartholdi III, Manhattan Associates/Dabbiere Chair and professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) and co-executive director of the Georgia Tech Panama Logistics Innovation & Research Centre, died 30 October 2019.

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