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Presentations by a psychology student representative

Billy Docherty is a student representative on the Psychology Teaching Committee and one of the Faculty Association Representatives in the Open University Student Association, OUSA. He has recently presented at two conferences on learning. At the Jisc CAN (Change Agents Network) Conference. With OUSA Vice President for Equality and Diversity, Cherry Day, Billy talked to… Continue reading Presentations by a psychology student representative

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The Open University Psychological Society

Student representative Abi introduces the Open University Psychological Society (OUPS). What is OUPS?  The Open University Psychological Society (OUPS) is the student society for OU psychology students and alumni. We are a volunteer-run, not-for-profit, registered charity  affiliated with the OU Students Association (OUSA).  What is the relation between OUPS and the School?  The Open University… Continue reading The Open University Psychological Society

Social Psychology

Children Caring on the Move: Website launched for project looking at separated child migrants care of each other

Sarah Crafter is pleased to announce the launch of the new website for the ESRC funded project which aims to examine how separated children care for each other as they navigate contradictory, complex, and changeable immigration and welfare systems in England. It is always very exciting to embark on a new research project. At the beginning there are… Continue reading Children Caring on the Move: Website launched for project looking at separated child migrants care of each other

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Introducing new academics in the School: Dr Gina di Malta

This week we introduce another of the new academics in the School, Dr Gina Di Malta, Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy. Tell us about your interests and the area of psychology that you work in.   My area of work is counselling psychology, an approach to psychology practice which is based on humanistic philosophy and values.… Continue reading Introducing new academics in the School: Dr Gina di Malta