PhD scholarship at UNSW

As part of strategic investments to tackle global grand challenges, a new PhD Scholarship opportunity at UNSW Sydney focuses on identifying transformative policies to improve societal well-being. A central component of this complex systems research project involves building a systems model of the evolution of social, economic and environmental capital stocks in response to business and public policies (e.g. land development, population growth, infrastructure spending, science and technology investment). 

The scholarship includes a stipend of $41,200 per year for 4 years, up to $10,000 per year to support the successful candidate’s career development, and covers all tuition fees. The supervisory team includes faculty members from both the social sciences and natural sciences.

Interested candidates should complete an expression of interest by July 12, 2019 using this link: http://bit.ly/ScientiaEOI

For a one-page overview of the research project click this link: http://bit.ly/UNSWSydneyPhD

Fifty-Second Annual Convention of Operational Research Society of India & International Conference: Call for papers

  • What: Fifty-Second Annual Convention of Operational Research Society of India & International Conference
  • When: December 16th-18th, 2019
  • Where: Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad India
  • Conference website: https://conference.iima.ac.in/orsi2019/index.php

The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad India will be hosting the Fifty-Second Annual Convention of Operational Research Society of India & International Conference on the theme of Practice of Management Science & Analytics from December 16th-18th, 2019. Members of ORSNZ are invited to attend the conference and present a paper, chair a session or participate in different competitions.

The objective of the conference: The Annual Convention of the Operational Research Society of India (ORSI) and the International Conference is a leading platform to share information among academia and industry, on the latest theory methods, techniques, applications and the practice of OR, Management Science and Analytics. It is designed to attract the participation of researchers, students and practitioners from India and abroad besides ORSI members. ORSI conducts an annual convention in different local chapters every year in order to promote the usage of Operational Research and to exchange the ideas amongst the attendees of the conference. This year ORSI has planned its 52nd Annual Convention at the IIMA Campus. ORSI has various awards to be presented in this conference for high achievers. 

About ORSI: The Operational Research Society of India was founded in 1957 in order to provide a forum for the Operational Research Scientists to broaden their horizon by an exchange of knowledge and application of techniques from all over the world. Headquartered in Kolkata, the society is affiliated to the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS) and Asia Pacific Operational Research Societies (APORS) and has sixteen chapters located in various cities in India. ORSI is dedicated to promote and propagate the knowledge in Operational Research.

About Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad: IIMA has been consistently ranked as the premier management school in the country by several national agencies. The institute funds research projects and case- writing, which over the years has led to a rich repository of monographs, technical notes, cases, and journal articles.

See the conference website
https://conference.iima.ac.in/orsi2019/index.php
for detailed information about all aspects of the conference including the abstract submission and registration process.

For more information about the paper presentation and its thematic topics, you can refer to the conference poster and conference brochure.

Contact details
Program Committee Chair Prof. Nita Shah: nitahshah@gmail.com.
General queries: orsi2019@iima.ac.in.
For award related queries Prof. Goutam Duttatact goutam@iima.ac.in