North Western OR Group (NWORG)


Operational Research within the Northern Powerhouse

The NWORG is your regional society – our aim is to provide a focus for operational researchers and to reach out to anyone interested in finding out about operational research here in the North West. The NWORG is run by OR Society members, encompassing both OR practitioners and academics alike, who share a passion for the practice and application of OR. We take our inspiration from the OR community in the region and put on a selection of events throughout the year to support OR activities: Our meetings provide opportunities to expand your network and engage with organisations utilising OR with impact.

Since the re-launch of the NWORG our meetings have covered a range of topical areas including pro bono OR, emergency planning, logistics, OR in government and a special joint meeting with the Simulation Special Interest Group (SIG).

Invited speakers to our meetings include OR experts from IBM, HMRC, The OR Society, Lancaster University, Sellafield Ltd and United Utilities.

Our events are held across the North West to create more opportunities for people to get involved, with meetings held in Manchester, Liverpool and Warrington.

The NWORG is looking to expand the type of meetings held in the future, in addition to our topical meetings we are looking to include networking events, socials and company visits.

Committee Details

Tony Hines Chair
Alison Gaskill Secretary
Rebecca Wilson Treasurer
Chris Kirkbride Regional Representative on General Council

What do you want from the NWORG?

We work best with ideas from the OR community and we take our lead from you. Attending meetings shows fantastic support for the regional society. But what activities would you like the NWORG to put on? We welcome any contribution from topics for meetings, contributing or speaking at meetings or even getting on board with the NWORG committee itself – we are a diverse group that are looking to expand!

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Manchester Central Library, St Peter's Square

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NWORG Slides OR Health Pro Bono Tony Hines 21/09/2016 1.0  

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