Prof. Rose Capdevila, Dr. Johanna Motzkau and Prof Sarah Crafter, from the School, talk to three renowned critical and feminist psychologists. They are Prof Erica Burman, Dr. Ilana Mountian and Prof Ingrid Palmary. They talk about their connections to the Discourse Unit and the translatability of psychology across different geographical locations, disciplinary boundaries and traditions. … Continue reading Feminist Critical Psychology in an International Context: A discussion with members of CuSP and the Discourse Unit.
The summer month of August is traditionally a quiet month in universities, but the Open University is different and there is still a lot happening here in the School of Psychology & Counselling. Some of our teaching programme continues, including undergraduate modules that began in February and postgraduate modules on which summer is the time… Continue reading Summer in the School
School academics Graham Pike and Zoe Walkington, alongside FASS colleagues Sara Haslam, Edmund King, and Siobhan Campbell, have created a new Open Learn course that sits on the cusp between Psychology, Literature and Creative writing. “What happens to you when you read” aims to introduce learners to some of the psychological processes and changes that… Continue reading What happens to you when you read – A new OpenLearn course
Watch recorded presentations in which academics from the School talk about their current research. These presentations were part of the launch programme for the Open Psychology research centre https://www.open.ac.uk/centres/psychology/launch-event-talks From the CuSP research group: Sarah Crafter Contestation at the Borderlands Between Migration, Childhood and Care: An Exploration of Child Language Brokers and Lone Child Migrants John… Continue reading A snapshot of our research: School academics present their work
Open Psychology, the research centre for the School of Psychology & Counselling, brings together many of the School's academics into three research groups: CuSP, FCRG and PHeW. What's their research about? Check out their webpages on the centre website and watch short videos about their interests and concerns https://www.open.ac.uk/centres/psychology/home