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Mathematical Sciences

Research Group: Operational Research

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Operational Research (OR) is the discipline of applying advanced analytical methods to help make better decisions. For more information, visit the OR Society and INFORMS websites.

Group Overview

We are a committed team of 12 academic staff and a number of research and related staff.

Operational Research in Southampton ranks world-wide 48th in the latest QS World University Rankings, and 2nd in the UK, based on the 'power' benchmark as calculated from the results of the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise.

The group runs two MSc programmes and teaches a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, as well as undertaking consultancy work for external organisations. The research interests of the group are highlighted in the pages that follow.

Key Facts

In the joint assessment with Statistics, 95% of the research undertaken was deemed to be of international standard in terms of originality, significance, and rigour.



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