Management Science news
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.
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?
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
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.
Successful workshop on Promotional Modelling and Forecasting
The Lancaster Centre for Forecasting (LCF) organised a successful and highly stimulating workshop on "Promotional Modelling and Forecasting". This was held on 7 October 2015 at BMA House in London and was free to attend for all practitioners and academics in forecasting and marketing analytics.