Psychology, Research in the School

Become a research participant in a study of jurors’ decision-making

Drs James Munro, Lara Frumkin, Jim Turner and Lee Curley from the School are conducting research into how jurors in Scottish courtrooms make decisions. Would you like to participate in the study? Check the information and the link below. We are conducting a study into how individuals make decisions in Scottish courtrooms. As researchers we… Continue reading Become a research participant in a study of jurors’ decision-making

Modules under lockdown, Psychology

Modules under lockdown (2) DE200 Investigating Psychology 2

We continue our series about the School's modules under lockdown with a post from Prof. John Dixon, Module Team Chair for the very important second level module DE200 Investigating Psychology 2.  DE200 Investigating Psychology 2 is one of three modules that form the core of our BPS-accredited psychology qualifications.  It builds on work completed in D100 and… Continue reading Modules under lockdown (2) DE200 Investigating Psychology 2

Modules under lockdown, Psychology

Modules under lockdown: Investigating Psychology 1

As the impact of the pandemic on our lives goes on through full lockdowns and lesser restrictions, the OU's teaching also continues. Today we begin a new series about how the School's modules are responding to Covid conditions. Our first post is from DE100 Investigating Psychology 1. DE100 is the biggest module in the whole of… Continue reading Modules under lockdown: Investigating Psychology 1

Events, Psychology, Psychology in the world

Seminar: (Re)thinking racisms: The recursive and the new

Open University Black and Minority Ethnic Researchers Group “(Re)thinking racisms: The recursive and the new” Professor Ann Phoenix Thursday 25th March 2021 Online seminar (Microsoft Teams) 14:00 – 16:00 We are delighted to invite you to ““(Re)thinking racisms: The recursive and the new”, the third in a series of events hosted by the OU’s newly-created Black and Minority Ethnic Researchers Group… Continue reading Seminar: (Re)thinking racisms: The recursive and the new

A PhD in Psychology, School study journeys

A Psychology & Counselling study journey to a PhD

We continue our series on the study journeys of students in the School. Katherine Langford had to contend with some major difficulties before completing her BSc very successfully, then moving on to her current PhD research. I completed my BSc degree with the Open University and am now studying a PhD with them. Getting an… Continue reading A Psychology & Counselling study journey to a PhD