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In Conversation with Dr Catriona Havard:  Facial identification…harder than we think?

Photo credit: Shutterstock Dr Catriona Havard, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the Open University, and published Academic, talks to the Open Psychology Research Centre (OPRC) Centre Assistant, Sue Cocklin, about her fascinating research into facial recognition. Sue: Hello Catriona, tell me, what is your research about? Catriona: Unfamiliar face matching, that is, deciding if two… Continue reading In Conversation with Dr Catriona Havard:  Facial identification…harder than we think?

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In conversation with Dr Nihan Albayrak-Aydemir, a new Research Associate in the School of Psychology & Counselling at the Open University

Photo credit: Dr Nihan Albayrak-Aydemir presenting her research on regulatory focus and coping strategies among Syrian refugees at the 18th General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology in Granada/Spain in 2017. Sue: So, Nihan, tell us, what are your academic/psychology interests? Nihan: My first line of research examines social identity dynamics and intergroup… Continue reading In conversation with Dr Nihan Albayrak-Aydemir, a new Research Associate in the School of Psychology & Counselling at the Open University

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In Dialogue with Dr Karen Hagan about her Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

'Critical and Discursive Psychological Approaches to Bullying' Sue: What’s this talk all about? Karen: It’s about how and why bullying TALK works.  It explores the meaning-making that is constructed and transmitted in bullying and abusive talk, particularly in relation to interlocutors’ positions of power.  Understanding talk as action is at the core of this work.… Continue reading In Dialogue with Dr Karen Hagan about her Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

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In Dialogue with Professor John Dixon about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

Professor John Dixon speaking at the OPRC Launch 2021 ‘Captive Geographies: Places, Identities and the ‘Time-Geography’ of Sectarian Segregation in Belfast’ Sue: So John, please tell me, what’s this talk all about? John: The talk is about a collaborative research programme called the Belfast Mobility Project. The project, which was funded by the ESRC, explored… Continue reading In Dialogue with Professor John Dixon about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

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SPR UK Chapter Free Online Research Events-4th in the Series

The Society for Psychotherapy Research UK Chapter, where Professor Naomi Moller is President and Dr Andreas Vossler is member of the Local Committee, is proud to offer a series of free online research events for psychotherapy researchers (both novice and experienced) and research-interested practitioners. Title: Online Student Research Seminar 20 January 2022: 18.30 - 20.00 Three students… Continue reading SPR UK Chapter Free Online Research Events-4th in the Series