Psychology, Student news

From EMA to journal article! A psychology student’s success

Camillo Pandolfi, a former student in the School, has just published an article in International Coaching Psychology Review, the journal of the British Psychological Society Special Group in Coaching Psychology. This achievement is especially notable because the article is based on Camillo's End of Module Assignment for the postgraduate module DD803 Evaluating psychology: Research and Practice.… Continue reading From EMA to journal article! A psychology student’s success

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How to talk about conspiracy theories without starting an argument

The spread of coronavirus has given rise to a number of conspiracy theories, linking it, for example, to business interests and patents, or the 5G network. Dr Jovan Byford from the School contributes to a new short film on the BBC news website How to talk about conspiracy theories without starting an argument https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-53395619/coronavirus-how-to-talk-about-conspiracy-theories Read more… Continue reading How to talk about conspiracy theories without starting an argument

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Introducing new academics in the School: Dr Jo Horne, Staff Tutor

This week we introduce one of the new academics in the School, Dr Jo Horne, Staff Tutor. Tell us about your interests and the area of psychology that you work in.   I’ve spent most of the last 25 years working in educational research and psychometrics – primarily developing computerised educational assessments to identify literacy difficulties… Continue reading Introducing new academics in the School: Dr Jo Horne, Staff Tutor

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Racial justice and climate justice

Wendy Hollway, Emeritus Professor of Psychology in the School of Psychology and Counselling, writes a monthly Digest for Climate Psychology Alliance (their approach to Psychology - psychosocial and depth psychological - can be found here). Wendy's July Digest explored the links between racial justice and climate justice. Read more about Wendy Hollway's work here http://www.open.ac.uk/people/wah42

Psychology

Sharing vulnerabilities in the teacher-student relationship

'Teaching isn’t just about what we say; it’s also about what we model.' Melanie Rimmer is an Associate Lecturer, and also a PhD student in the School of Psychology and Counselling. In a thoughtful and witty blog post, she reflects on the implications for tutors of sharing vulnerabilities with the people who are their students.… Continue reading Sharing vulnerabilities in the teacher-student relationship