Professor Sarah Crafter from the School writes about building international relationships for developing a funding proposal for a European research bid. She points out the relevance of the psychology of social relationships to the process of developing new psychology research. It started with a text from an Italian friend, whom I had known for a… Continue reading Writing a research grant proposal – developing collegial relationships
Dr Jenny Lynden is a Staff Tutor in the School of Psychology and Counselling. She describes a seminar for veterinary students that drew on psychology and neuroscience to understand wellbeing in a veterinary context. On Saturday 23rd November Open University Staff Tutor and Health Psychologist, Dr Jenny Lynden, co-facilitated a day-long online seminar for over 50… Continue reading Veterinary science and health psychology
Dr David Jones, from the School of Psychology and Counselling, explains how the cross-disciplinary field of psychosocial studies makes a special contribution to criminology, going beyond either psychological or sociological accounts of criminal behaviour. The second edition of his book, Understanding Criminal Behaviour: Psychosocial Perspectives on Criminality and Violence (2019), is published by Routledge. I… Continue reading Psychosocial Studies and Criminology: A new book
Professor Stephanie Taylor is part of the Culture and Social Psychology (CuSP) collaboration in the School. In this blog, she writes about her recent research activities, including her new publications. This autumn, my main research activity has been the development of my new book Pathways into Creative Working Lives. I'm co-editing this international collection with… Continue reading What do professors do all day?
Children on the move: Unsettling narratives of care, childhood, and the migration ‘crisis’: A joint symposium between the Open University and UCL Prof. Sarah Crafter is working in collaboration with a team at UCL on an International Symposium focusing on the ways in which care, childhood and migration are conceptualised and how these have important… Continue reading Invitation to take part in an event: