The Research Department at the ESO is dedicated to providing the best possible support for undergraduate and institutional research activity. The research team is headed up by Dr. Anne Jakel working with two Research Associates: Devan Rajendran and Philip Bright. Responsibility for the undergraduate programme sits with Philip Bright who is also the Head of Department for professionalism and identity which includes dissertation coordination responsibilities.Β The team members are able to contribute a wealth of directly relevant experience and expertise in both osteopathic professional specific issues as well as in research methodology.


Head of Research Development

Dr Anne Jakel BSc (Hons) Ost, DPhil


Head of Osteopathic Professional Identity & Personal Development,

Research Dissertation Coordinator/Research Associate and Lecturer

Mr Philip Bright BSc Ost (Hons), DO, PGCRM, PGCHE, FHEA


Research Associate and Senior Clinic Tutor

Mr DΓ©van Rajendran MSc, BSc (Hons), Dip Hyp, DO, ND, Cert Ed


Research Admin Assistant

Ms Wendy Weller