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In Dialogue with Professor Peter Hegarty about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

'Re-Imagining Group Differences in Scientific Psychology' Eka: What’s this talk all about, Peter? Peter: This talk is about the feeling of being marked as “other” and the ways in which that feeling is reproduced in the way that we write about social identities such as race, gender and sexuality in psychological science. Eka: Interesting, that… Continue reading In Dialogue with Professor Peter Hegarty about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

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Introducing a new lecturer in the School of Psychology & Counselling, Dr Evangelos Ntontis

Dr Evangelos Ntontis joins the School as a lecturer in psychology. We asked him about himself and his work. What are your academic/psychology interests? My undergraduate studies in Greece coincided with the rise of the neo-Nazi party “Golden Dawn”. During that period, I was attending a module on social psychology and language and was introduced… Continue reading Introducing a new lecturer in the School of Psychology & Counselling, Dr Evangelos Ntontis

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ISTP Conference 2021 – Call for Proposals

International Society for Theoretical Psychology invites you to submit proposals for creative session formats, including community engaged sessions, virtual salons, and more! All submissions are due on October 1st, 2021. This year's conference theme is “Building Community: Theoretical Psychology in the Service of Social Issues.” The goal is to bring together theoretical psychologists with other scholars,… Continue reading ISTP Conference 2021 – Call for Proposals

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Symposium: Using Research to Impact Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice and Mental Health Policy

Drs Naomi Moller and Andreas Vossler host a symposium with Dr Felicitas Rost (Society for Psychotherapy Research), Dr Clare Symons, and Matthew Smith-Lilley (of BACP). How can research knowledge and expertise be used to address ‘real world’ issues and impact on counselling and psychotherapy practice? What are the conditions needed to achieve research impact that… Continue reading Symposium: Using Research to Impact Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice and Mental Health Policy

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The Politics of Mental Health: Taking Experiential Knowledge Seriously

PHeW Strand Lead, Dr David Kaposi introduces Professor Helen Spandler (University of Central Lancashire), followed by commentaries from Dr Simon Clarke and Dr Laura McGrath (The OU) and Q&A session. Current mental health discourse often refers to the value of ‘lived experience’ and ‘experts by experience’. But what does it really mean to take experience… Continue reading The Politics of Mental Health: Taking Experiential Knowledge Seriously