2024 January

Leader: 2023 in review


As I pen this article to reflect on the past 12 months, it seems like only the other day that I was visiting our then President at Bangor University and writing my very first leader article for Inside OR as the new Executive Director. How quickly 2023 has seemed to pass by, but as the 13th century proverb reminds us – ‘time stands still for no one’. 2023 has been another busy year for the Society.

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OR Past, Present and Future - The Blackett Memorial Lecture 2023

To celebrate The OR Society’s 75th anniversary, the 2023 Blackett Memorial Lecture invited three distinguished speakers to explore operational research across time.

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The vital role of data ethics in ensuring good governance in Operational Research

Alex McKeown looks at how data has become the lifeblood of operational decision making processes and as such the ethical appropriateness of data handling practices – of how data is used - is profoundly relevant to ensuring good governance in Operational Research (OR). Given that organisations increasingly rely on data-driven insights to optimise their processes, enhance efficiency, make informed decisions, and so on, the importance of data ethics in OR cannot be overstated.

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Turn Your Membership Up To 11

As a member, you have access to the tools you need to thrive in your profession at every stage of your career. You can enjoy distinct networking opportunities, an ever-developing library of insight and resources, and a rich program of events and training. But are you really using or doing all these things?

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2024 January

The January edition of the newsletter of The OR Society

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