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Head of Research Degrees
Tel: +44 (0)1908 653806
Email: research-degrees-office@open.ac.uk
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Graduate School Director
Tel: +44 (0)1908 653086
Email: lindsay.odell@open.ac.uk
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Head of Research and Enterprise
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The Open University’s research strategy or research policies Dr Helen Fisher
Head of Research Strategy and Governance
Tel: +44 (0)1908 332997
Email: research-strategy@open.ac.uk
Research ethics at The Open University Tel: +44 (0)1908 654849
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The Open University Research Career Development Programme and how we are implementing the UK Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers Dr Duygu Bektik
Associate Director, Academic Professional Development
Tel: +44 (0)1908 858430
Email: research-training-development@open.ac.uk
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OU research shapes new framework for nursery practitioners to empower children

Research by Dr Natalie Canning, Senior Lecturer of Early Childhood and Co-Director of The Open University’s (OU) Children’s Research Centre, has helped shape a new framework for early childhood practitioners.

30th January 2023
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