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Mr Nick Adams

Profile summary

  • Senior Manager (Qualifications)
  • Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
  • Curriculum Support

Professional biography

Role at the OU
I am the Senior Manager (Qualifications) looking after the biology pathway in our BSc (Hons) Natural Sciences degree, the BSc (Hons) Health Sciences degree, the MSc in Mental Health Science and their nested qualifications.

I am also Curriculum Manager for Non-Accredited Science Learn about courses, as well as the new multidisciplinary Stage 1 module in Natural Sciences, S112 Science: concepts and practice, which started for the first time in October 2017.


Master of Biology, MBiol (Hons) in Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Bath (2004-08), First

APMP (APM Project Management, IPMA Level D, SCQF Level 7, June 2014), Pass

Master of Education (Leadership and Management), The Open University (2014-2017)

Professional registration

Member of the Royal Society of Biology


Research interests

My particular interests are around leadership in higher education, online learning pedagogy, the role of peer review in distance education and the use of social media to engage students and enquirers. 

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