Time to think...

Time to Think: Open University journeys in British and Irish prisons during the years of conflict 1972-2000 is a unique oral history archive. The collection contains interviews on the educational journeys of Loyalist and Republican ex-prisoners, Open University staff who tutored in the prisons or were involved in administration of study from the Belfast Office, prison education staff and Open University students who worked in the prisons. It also includes reflective interviews with OU staff and the Time to Think team about gathering interviews and building the archive, alongside audio clips, course materials, films and other artefacts.

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First name Last name Role Summary
preview image NaomiOU staffNaomi joined The Open University as a member of the administrative staff in the Belfast Office in...
preview image WilliamOU staffWilliam has worked in The Open University office in Belfast since 1985 and at time of interview in...
preview image JohnAllenOU staff, Tutored in prisonJohn Allen is Professor of Economic Geography in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and a...
preview image XimenaArais-ManzanoOU staff, Tutored in prisonXimena Arias-Manzano worked as an Open University Associate Lecturer in Spanish in the H Blocks of...
preview image FionnaBarberOU staff, Tutored in prisonFionna Barber worked as an Associate Lecturer for The Open University in the Faculty of Arts and...
preview image BrianBartonOU staff, Tutored in prisonBrian Barton worked as an Open University Associate Lecturer in History in the H Blocks of the Maze...
preview image RitaBrowneOU staffRita Browne worked in an administrative role for The Open University from 1973-1977 and from 1986...
preview image JimCampbellOU staff, Tutored in prisonJim Campbell worked as an Open University Associate Lecturer in Social Policy and Social Welfare in...
preview image AlanCarrOU staffAlan Carr worked as an administrator with The Open University from 1975 until 2012. He was National...
preview image DianaCarsonOU staff, Tutored in prisonDiana Carson worked as an Open University Associate Lecturer in Social Sciences and Social Policy...
preview image MartinCollinsOU staff, Tutored in prisonMartin Collins worked as an Open University Associate Lecturer in Science in the Compounds and H...
preview image DavyConneryOU staffDavy Connery was a Police Officer for over thirty years during which time he delivered prisoners to...
preview image JohnD'ArcyOU staffJohn D'Arcy is Director of The Open University in Ireland with responsibility for the University in...
preview image RuthDavenportTutored in prison, OU staffRuth Davenport has worked as an Open University Associate Lecturer in Law since 1998 and tutored...
preview image MichaelDoorleyOU staff, Tutored in prisonMichael Doorley has been an Associate Lecturer in History Politics and International Relations with...
preview image HelenEvansOU staff, Tutored in prisonHelen Evans joined The Open University as an Associate Lecturer in 1993 having previously worked as...
preview image FrankForsytheOU staff, Tutored in prisonFrank Forsythe worked as an Open University Associate Lecturer in Economics in the Compounds and H...
preview image TonyGallagherOU staff, Tutored in prisonTony Gallagher tutored Open University Social Sciences students in the Compounds and H Blocks of...
preview image EleanorGawOU staff, Tutored in prisonEleanor Gaw worked as a Tutor Counsellor for The Open University between 1977 and 1988 on Arts...
preview image RosemaryHamiltonOU staff, Tutored in prisonRosemary Hamilton has a degree in Chemistry and a PhD in Agricultural Chemistry from Queen’s...