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Professor Mike Stewart

Science faculty, The Open University

Mike Stewart is a Professor of Neuroscience in the Department of Life, Health and Chemical Sciences at the Open University. His current research interest involves investigations of the morphological basis of synaptic plasticity and neurodegeneration in the mammalian hippocampus.  Mike was Chair of the local organising committee for the Federation of European Neuroscience (FENS) Committee Millennium Meeting (Brighton UK). He is a member of the EDAB (European Dana Alliance) and was a member of the FENS school committee. He is currently Treasurer elect of FENS.

Published 08 October 2014: Explainer: What happens in the hippocampus?
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Fernando Rosell-Aguilar

Faculty of Education and Language Studies, The Open University

Lecturer in languages, Department of Languages. Member of Language Studies Programme Committee with ICT expertise. Coordinator of iTunes U content for the Department of Languages.

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Bernie Clark

Faculty of Mathematics, Computing and Technology, The Open University

Senior Lecturer in the Department of Communication and Systems and currently the Faculty's Associate Dean for External Relations and Partnerships.  

Published 18 August 2014: Materials: Sustainability and structure
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Rose Capdevila

Department of Psychology, The Open University

Dr Rose Capdevila is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology. Her research focuses on the construction and transgression of discursive boundaries around identity - in particular political and gender identities. She is also interested in the role and politics of methodology in psychology.

Published 08 December 2014: Investigating Psychology
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Candice Lingam-Willgoss

Faculty of Education and Language Studies, The Open University

Candice joined the Sport and Fitness team at the end of 2013 having worked as an Associate Lecturer for the Open University since 2010.  Prior to working for the Open University she was based at Southampton University where she was the Assistant Programme Director for Sport.

Published 13 June 2014: World Cup weight of expectation
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Dr Sandra Williams

Faculty of Mathematics, Computing and Technology, The Open University

Dr Sandra Williams is a Research Fellow in the Department of Computing and Communications at The Open University in the UK.

Published 04 July 2014: Machines and the English language
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Dr Catherine Tackley

Music Department, The Open University

Senior Lecturer in Music and Head of the Music Department, following several years as Director of Research for Music. She has previously been Interim Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Arts. 

Published 15 December 2014: What makes a great Christmas number one?
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Dr Fiona Doloughan

English Department, The Open University

Dr Fiona Doloughan joined the Open University as a Lecturer in English (Literature and Creative Writing) in May 2011 from the University of Surrey. 

Published 04 July 2014: Bridging and the English language