As the pandemic proceeds, the first academic research on its effects is being published. Social psychologist Dr Eleni Andreouli writes about how the Covid-19 experience has changed UK political discourse and models of citizenship. Covid-19 has certainly altered the fundamentals of the way we live our lives. For the most part, the ‘science’ of Covid-19… Continue reading Citizenship under Covid-19
Graham Pike and Camilla Elphick from the Open University's Centre for Policing Research and Learning have published new research on the phenomenon of the websleuth. You’ve just witnessed a crime. It happened quickly, too quickly for you to film on your phone, but you got a good look at what happened. You gave the police… Continue reading What happens when a websleuth meets a real detective?
This week we introduce a new Post-Doctoral Research Associate in the School, Ben Evans. Firstly, can I just say thank you to everyone who has welcomed me to the school. I’m humbled by that and it’s really inspiring to work with such inspirational people. Can you tell us about the position of Post-Doctoral Research Associate?… Continue reading Introducing Dr Ben Evans, Post-Doctoral Research Associate
There have been criticisms of the excessive media coverage of the death of the Duke of Edinburgh. Professor Stephanie Taylor risks adding to the discussion with some reflections linked to discursive and narrative psychology. The British royal family can be categorised as celebrities, but of a particular kind. The social psychologist Michael Billig wrote a… Continue reading Brief reflections on a royal death
This online conference will be relevant to anyone who wants to understand how evidence-based coaching psychology interventions can help us to flourish and thrive in an increasingly complex world. The central theme of the 2021 Special Group in Coaching Psychology conference theme is Transforming systems through coaching. This will be split into the 3 topics: Personal… Continue reading Stop Press: BPS Special Group in Coaching Psychology Annual Conference 9-10 May 2021