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Awarded for HR Excellence in Research

We are recognised for commitment to researcher career development.

The European Commission's ‘HR Excellence in Research’ badge acknowledges The Open University's alignment with the principles of the European Charter for Researchers and Code of Conduct for their Recruitment, the University’s alignment with the UK QAA Code of Practice for Research Degree Programmes  and the UK Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers. View The Open University's original Concordat Implementation Plan, updated plan and Two Year Report.

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