Events, Psychology, Psychology and Counselling research centre

Opening Psychology launch highlights 2 – The professorial lectures

To launch the School's new research centre, our professors are presenting a series of 30-minute online lectures. Hold these dates!  Attend the whole launch programme or select the events that interest you. Full details of the programme can be found here https://www.open.ac.uk/centres/psychology/sites/www.open.ac.uk.centres.psychology/files/files/events/OPENPSY-CENTRE%20LAUNCH-PROGRAMME-2021.pdf Registration is free and now open on this link.  Open Psychology Research Centre website: https://www.open.ac.uk/centres/psychology/  The professorial lectures Monday… Continue reading Opening Psychology launch highlights 2 – The professorial lectures

Psychology, Psychology in the world

The ‘Bad People’ podcast: Why people do bad things

Dr Zoe Walkington and Dr Camilla Elphick from the School introduce a BBC/OU co-production.  A podcast named Bad People may initially sound like an unusual choice for members of the Open University School of Psychology & Counselling academic team to be involved with. However Bad People aims not to label people as different, evil or bad, but… Continue reading The ‘Bad People’ podcast: Why people do bad things

Psychology and Counselling research centre, Psychology in the world, Research in the School

Opening Psychology launch highlights – Research in the ‘real world’

To launch the new psychology research centre, we are running a programme of online events from 28th June to 6th July. On Friday 2nd July, the focus will be on research in the School that has 'real world' applications.  Darren Langdridge will talk about sexual citizenship and the continuing limitations placed on diverse sexualities, even in societies,… Continue reading Opening Psychology launch highlights – Research in the ‘real world’

School study journeys, Student news

From DE300 dissertation to journal publication

Congratulations to former OU psychology student, Pascale Hodge, who has recently published a journal article based on her dissertation for the School module DE300 Investigating Psychology 3. Here she writes about her research and the path to academic publication.  Tell us about your Open University studies. When did you begin and what modules did you… Continue reading From DE300 dissertation to journal publication

Forensic Psychology, Psychology, Psychology in the world

Line of Duty: A Psychologist’s View

Dr Zoe Walkington from the School trains police officers in investigative interviewing techniques as part of her work for the Centre for Policing Research and Learning at the Open University. Utilising this insider perspective, she writes about the tv series that Britain is watching on Sunday evenings, Line of Duty. Read the article here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/5cNwtbKsjtQPG33ZV4Wrmj2/in-the-line-of-duty-our-love-affair-with-tv-detectives… Continue reading Line of Duty: A Psychologist’s View