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In conversation with Maria Cochrane, a new PhD student in the School of Psychology and Counselling at the Open University

Maria was talking to Sue Cocklin, Centre Assistant, in the Open Psychology Research Centre Sue:  Welcome to the Open Psychology Research Centre. Maria, you returned to study as a mature student and successfully completed your BSc and MSc. You now been awarded a PhD studentship by the Grand Union Doctoral Training Partnership. Tell us about… Continue reading In conversation with Maria Cochrane, a new PhD student in the School of Psychology and Counselling at the Open University

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Open Psychology Research Centre member, Dr Sandra Obradovic, shortlisted for top award

Photo credit: Sandra Obradovic Dr Sandra Obradovic and colleagues from the Electoral Psychology Observatory (LSE), Opinium and the British Council have been short-listed for Best International Research 2021 for their work on “The Big Conversation” - Values in international cooperation.  OPRC Centre Assistant, Sue Cocklin talks to Sandra about her team’s nomination. Sue: “You’ve just… Continue reading Open Psychology Research Centre member, Dr Sandra Obradovic, shortlisted for top award

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In conversation with Deepti Ramaswamy, a new PhD student in the School of Psychology & Counselling at the Open University

Sue: Welcome to the Open Psychology Research Centre. You’ve recently started a PhD in the School of Psychology and Counselling at the Open University and you are researching issues of trauma associated with things like marginalisation and its impact on identity. Can you tell us a bit about your background and how you became interested… Continue reading In conversation with Deepti Ramaswamy, a new PhD student in the School of Psychology & Counselling at the Open University

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In Dialogue with Dr Lee Curley about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

'An empirical investigation into the utility of the not proven verdict'. Sue: What’s this talk all about, Lee? Lee: This talk is about Scotland’s unique not proven verdict. In Scotland, juries can give one of three verdicts: guilty, not guilty and not proven. The prior verdicts are used in the same way in Scotland as… Continue reading In Dialogue with Dr Lee Curley about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

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OU Experts Ask: What’s in a face? Dr Catriona Havard of OPRC discusses her research expertise in face recognition

Photo credit: Shutterstock Dr Catriona Havard, a member of the Open Psychology & Counselling Centre (OPRC) strand, Forensic Cognition Research Group (FCRG) has engaged in many years of extensive research in facial cognition; including the complexities, biases and implications of misidentification, and the possibilities of using artificial intelligence (AI) and its reliability. You can find… Continue reading OU Experts Ask: What’s in a face? Dr Catriona Havard of OPRC discusses her research expertise in face recognition