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Organising committee

Hannah Marston

Dr Hannah R. Marston is a Research Fellow in the Health & Wellbeing Priority Research Area. She hosted the 1st Digital Health & Wellbeing Symposium (March 24th 2017) held at The Open University.

Since completing her PhD in 2010 in Virtual Reality & Gerontology, Hannah has worked nationally and internationally, having published widely in journals, book chapters and presented at a variety of conferences.

Sarah Earle

Dr Sarah Earle is the Director of the Health & Wellbeing Priority Research Area.

Dr Earle is a sociologist by background with specialist expertise in reproduction, sex and health. She is a member of the Special Interest Group in Sexualities & Reproduction and has published over 100 academic papers, books and book sections in this field.

Robert Roze

Robert Roze is a Research and Development manager for Health at The Open University and manager of the Open University’s Health & Wellbeing Priority Research Area. Previously Robert has held various roles and positions in research organisations and consultancy companies primarily related to the research facilitation and project management. He has coordinated numerous EU R&D projects funded by framework programmes, national and regional authorities. He has over 15 year experience of working EU funded research, development and innovation activities. His key areas of expertise are quality system implementation, business planning, funding proposals, project management, telehealth, technology based healthcare business models, and health related research projects, project management methods and training.


Becky Loake is Research Manager for the Health & Wellbeing Priority Research Area. Becky has supported Open University research activities for the past four years and has good knowledge about OU policy and processes. She is really enjoying supporting health and wellbeing and is excited about all the upcoming events we have planned for the next year.

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