Information, Decisions and Operations Division

We are an influential group of researchers who publish in leading journals. Our research areas include supply chain management, cyber security and forecasting.

Who we are

We are an influential group of researchers working in one of the UK’s leading business schools. Our research areas include supply chain management, operational research, forecasting and mathematical modelling, cybersecurity and digital technology.


IDO members

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School of Management faculty who are members of the Information, Operations and Decisions (IDO) Division


What we do

Our researchers carry out applied, interdisciplinary research across a range of areas. We connect industry, academia and government in large-scale, innovative and exciting projects.


HPC Supply Chain Innovation Lab

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A partnership between the University and Hinkley Point C. We provide a platform for thought leadership, connecting business, policymakers and academics.

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Browse PhD opportunities, discover post doctoral jobs and find out what it's like to be part of the IDO division.



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About IDO

We have a strong focus on income generation and a reputation for engagement with industry and society. Our research, consulting and industry expertise has led us to develop three specialist MSc courses. These courses are engaging, practical and provide students with the skills needed in the industry today.


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