Psychology, Research in the School, Social Psychology

Research and care under lockdown

Professor Sarah Crafter has published a short blog for her project ‘Children Caring on the Move’ (CCoM). In her blog she offers some personal reflections on the challenges of researching at the point of coronavirus lockdown and how ‘care’ was never more important. You can read Sarah's reflections here    


An online event on Our Coast in Wales

Have you been watching 'Our Coast' on BBC2? Do you want to participate in an online event on the coast in Wales? Date: Tuesday 5th May 2020 Time: 14:30-15:30 Platform: Teams Events – attendees do not need the app to watch this event and they can attend anonymously Q&A will be included Booking link and… Continue reading An online event on Our Coast in Wales

Social Psychology

Re-assessing the Milgram experiments

Stanley Milgram's obedience experiments are famous, and notorious - every psychology student has heard of them. Yet the significance of the experiments continues to be debated. Dr David Kaposi from the School of Psychology and Counselling has just published a new article re-assessing the experiments. The article, in the British Journal of Social Psychology, is titled… Continue reading Re-assessing the Milgram experiments

Counselling, Psychology

Practicing therapy online – a training course

As Covid-19 has forced counsellors and psychotherapists to transfer their practices on line, the Open University has produced a training course to assist them, authored by Dr Naomi Moller and Dr Andreas Vossler from the School. Therapists wanting to keep offering support to clients have had to swiftly transfer their practice online – yet few… Continue reading Practicing therapy online – a training course

Psychology, Psychology in the world

Covid stories? Participate in online research about lockdown

Psychologists are looking for participants in an online study on lockdown. You are invited to volunteer: We (Naomi Moller, Open University, UK and Virginia Braun, The University of Auckland, New Zealand) are conducting an online COVID-19 related story completion study. We are recruiting ‘general public’ participants resident in New Zealand and the UK, and would… Continue reading Covid stories? Participate in online research about lockdown