Who is responsible for the conduct of research at The Open University?

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor Research, Enterprise and Scholarship oversees the conduct of research at The Open University. He is the first point of contact for information on research integrity and is responsible for the investigation of allegations of research malpractice or misconduct.

For contact details, refer to our research conduct page.

Support for researchers

The Open University is committed to supporting its academics and researchers in maintaining the highest research standards. 

We provide training on various aspects of research integrity, including ethics, research data management and broader research conduct.

Further information about research training

What to do if you have concerns about research conduct

If you are you are worried about something relating to the way research is being carried out at The Open University, it is important to raise your concerns as soon as possible. 

Learn more about research conduct.