Health & Wellbeing Executive Committee

Dr Sarah Earle


Dr Hannah R. Marston

Research Fellow

 Ms Gaynor Henry-Edwards

Research Manager

Health & Wellbeing Board Members

  • Duncan Banks STEM
  • Martin Bootman STEM
  • Tim Coughlan IET
  • Sarah Earle Director, WELS
  • Korina Giaxoglou WELS
  • Gini Harrison FASS
  • Gaynor Henry-Edwards WELS
  • Simon Holland STEM
  • Richard Holti FBL
  • Peg Katritzky FASS
  • Ben Langdown WELS
  • Hannah Marston Research Fellow, WELS
  • Shailey Minocha STEM
  • Suzanne Newcombe FASS
  • Nathanial Owen WELS
  • Allan Third STEM

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Video Series

Walter Perry the founding Vice Chancellor of the Open University had a vision for the university to be at the cutting edge of both education and research and was instrumental in ensuring that the OU engaged in research in Health and Wellbeing. 50 years on we take a look at some of the exciting work taking place today. ‘Walter was adamant that the university was committed to high-quality...

MK Innovates Festival

The festival showcased Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics excellence in Milton Keynes on 11th October 2019. Open University's Health and Wellbeing Strategic Research Area hosted a stand to showcase the breadth and depth of our research. A few pictures posted here from the...

Early Career Research Grant awarded by the AHRC

Dr Victoria Newton, Senior Research Fellow, has been awarded an Early Career Research Grant by the AHRC for a project titled Reproductive Bodylore: the role of vernacular knowledge in women's contraceptive decision-making. The project draws together folklore studies and health research. An approach which is uniquely innovative and novel. The study of vernacular knowledge can tell us much about...

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