Management Science news

19th IIF workshop on Supply Chain Forecasting for Operations 05/02/16

19th IIF workshop on Supply Chain Forecasting for Operations

The Lancaster centre for Forecasting is hosting a two-day workshop on 28th and 29th June at Lancaster University on this important topic and are looking for speakers to share their latest thinking. The workshop is sponsored by the software company SAS and the International Institute of Forecasters, with selected papers being published in the International Journal of Forecasting. 

Solving the county cricket fixtures: half human, half computer 19/01/16

Solving the county cricket fixtures: half human, half computer

Cricket Yorkshire explains how a computer program developed by Professor Mike Wright is used to draw up the county cricket fixtures. 

View the article on the Cricket Yorkshire website.
Wellbeing for flexible workers 05/01/16

Wellbeing for flexible workers

Professor Monideepa Tarafdar discusses her research on the dark side of IT in this article in HR Magazine. 

View the article on the HR Magazine website
EPSRC-funded PhD studentships in Operational Research offered 22/12/15

EPSRC-funded PhD studentships in Operational Research offered

The Department of Management Science is looking to recruit up to four researchers in the fields of Optimisation, Forecasting and Simulation.

Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Christmas sales – can we forecast their effects? 30/11/15

Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Christmas sales – can we forecast their effects?

Can we predict and manage the effect of promotions in supply chains? Are promotions beneficial to retailers? Nikolaos Kourentzes and Oliver Schaer discuss.

Saeideh D. Nasiri wins Kingsman Prize 2015 10/11/15

Saeideh D. Nasiri wins Kingsman Prize 2015

Saeideh D. Nasiri, graduate from the PhD programme in Statistics and Operational Research for Industry (STOR-i), has been named the winner of this year's Kingsman Prize.