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Alison Fox, Dr

Senior Lecturer at The Open University

Dr Alison Fox is a Senior Lecturer in Education at the Open University in the School of Education, Childhood, Youth and Sport, an Associate Head of School (Research and Knowledge Exchange), chair of the University’s Human Research Ethics Committee and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Her research contributes to understanding contemporary issues in education: including beginning teacher retention; the opportunities and challenges of social media for professional learning; and democratic ethical appraisal and research practice. After teaching Environmental Science, Biology and Geography at secondary school and further education, she has become an experienced master’s and doctoral programme designer and supervisor. Her funded research projects include inter-university collaborations, internationally funded projects, commissioned research, and consultancy.

Alison Fox's contributions

Academic publishing: Answering all your questions

How can I publish my research open access? What exactly is a post-print? And why does peer review take so long? Answering all your questions and more, this event will bring together a panel of...

Past event20 Nov 2023

Action research: Research into action

A number of BERA events between 2020 and 2022 enabled researchers to come together from a range of different education settings (primary, secondary, tertiary and higher education). These events...

Blog series

Winter 2022/23

Research Intelligence issue 153: Off the cutting room floor: Learning from research when things do not go as planned

Cover image for Research Intelligence issue 153

Research Intelligence30 Nov 2022

Action Research – Research into Action

Online registration for this event has now closed, please email to register.   #BERA_ActionResearch @BERANews Action Research – Research into Action is a follow-up to our...

Past event24 Nov 2021