Forensic Psychology, Psychology, Research in the School

Reforming Scotland’s unique jury system: why we need to listen to lawyers

Drs Lee Curley, James Munro, Lara Frumkin and Jim Turner from the School write about reforms to Scotland's legal system. Rape Crisis Scotland has once again called for the country’s not proven verdict to be scrapped, after new figures revealed that almost a quarter of all rape and attempted rape cases ended in acquittals under this verdict. In April,… Continue reading Reforming Scotland’s unique jury system: why we need to listen to lawyers

CUSP, Political Psychology, Psychology and Counselling research centre

Opening Psychology Launch highlights 4 – Political Psychology presentations

The launch programme for the School's new research centre will feature online political psychology research presentations from Dr Sandra Obradovic and Dr Kesi Mahendran. Hold these dates! Attend the whole launch programme or select the events that interest you. Registration is free and now open on this link.  Open Psychology Research Centre website: https://www.open.ac.uk/centres/psychology/  Thursday 1st July 09.40  Dr Sandra Obradovic      … Continue reading Opening Psychology Launch highlights 4 – Political Psychology presentations

CUSP, Events, Psychology and Counselling research centre, Social Psychology

Social psychology, the Internet and young people’s lives today: An interview with Sonia Livingstone

Prof. Paul Stenner from the School interviews Prof. Sonia Livingstone, Professor of Social Psychology at the London School of Economics.   Watch the interview here: Opening Psychology for Changing Times | Open Psychology Research Centre Prof. Livingstone's research focuses on the Psychology of Media, including children, media and the internet. Talking with Paul Stenner, she discusses… Continue reading Social psychology, the Internet and young people’s lives today: An interview with Sonia Livingstone

CUSP, Events, Psychology and Counselling research centre

Opening Psychology Launch highlights 3 – Critical Social Psychology presentations

As part of the launch programme for the School's new research centre, we feature online research presentations from Dr Karen Hagan, on bullying, and Dr David Kaposi, on Milgram and implicit violence. Hold these dates! Attend the whole launch programme or select the events that interest you. Full details of the programme can be found… Continue reading Opening Psychology Launch highlights 3 – Critical Social Psychology presentations

Meet people in the School, Psychology, Research in the School

Introducing a new researcher in the School, Dr Nelli Stavropoulou

Dr Nelli Stavropoulou joins the School as a Post Doctoral Research Associate. We asked her about herself and her work. What are your academic/psychology interests? What aspects of your academic work do you find particularly enjoyable and/or rewarding? I am a researcher and facilitator in arts-based participatory methodologies with a focus on visual methods (drawing,… Continue reading Introducing a new researcher in the School, Dr Nelli Stavropoulou