Management Science news

Professor Robert Fildes presents annual Beale Lecture 11/03/16

Professor Robert Fildes presents annual Beale Lecture

Distinguished Professor Robert Fildes, from Lancaster's Department of Management Science, delivered the annual Beale Lecture on 24 February, in recognition of his award in 2014 of the UK Operational Research Society’s prestigious Beale medal.

OR-MASTER project lead discusses airport congestion 10/03/16

OR-MASTER project lead discusses airport congestion

As it is revealed that Q3 2015 was the busiest ever for airline passenger numbers,Konstantinos Zografos talks about his research on Radio 4.

Listen on the Radio 4 website (from 13 minutes)
London is greener than you think as plans for world’s first National City Park gain momentum 09/03/16

London is greener than you think as plans for world’s first National City Park gain momentum

New research carried out by Lancaster University Management School has revealed that London is much greener than most people think.

Improved tactical sales forecasting for global supply chains: how to use leading indicators? 26/02/16

Improved tactical sales forecasting for global supply chains: how to use leading indicators?

Long term tactical sales forecasts are vital for effective steering of global supply chains. Events and changing markets can cause radical changes from business as usual. How can manufacturers update their forecasts?

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.