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Moving Worlds programme for Refugee Week 2022

Dr Nelli Stavropoulou (School of Psychology & Counselling, The Open University) is the curator and producer of Moving Worlds, a programme of films available to watch during Refugee Week, a UK-wide festival celebrating the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees (20-26 June 2022). Moving Worlds is produced by Counterpoints Arts, which coordinates Refugee Week nationally.  Over the past six years, Moving… Continue reading Moving Worlds programme for Refugee Week 2022

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Gender Equitable Interactions Online (GEiO)- Funding Success

Dr Lisa Lazard Professor Rose Capdevila Congratulations to our psychology academics Dr Lisa Lazard and Professor Rose Capdevila for their funding success from ESRC/CHANSE for their project: 'Gender Equitable Interactions Online (GEiO): Supporting gender equity in work-based videoconferencing' of £1.22mIn and securing over half a million for the OU. The GEiO project takes an innovative… Continue reading Gender Equitable Interactions Online (GEiO)- Funding Success

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Students! Psychology terms explained!

Definition of the Day OU Psychology & Counselling have launched the 'Definition of the Day' tweets. Inspired by Susie Dent’s 'Word of the Day' Tweets, our very own Dr Camilla Elphick developed this idea for FASS students and psychologists, who has posted this first Tweet (please see below). In the Definition of the Day tweets… Continue reading Students! Psychology terms explained!

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Want to know what a PhD in Psychology is all about?

Want to study a PhD in Psychology but don't know how to apply or what it involves? The Open University has a free OpenLearn course to bridge that gap. Authored by our Professor Stephanie Taylor, this course shows pathways for psychology graduates and the challenges and rewarding features of PhD study. Read more on the… Continue reading Want to know what a PhD in Psychology is all about?

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The NICE Guideline for Depression in Adults: What is all the brouhaha about?

Photo Credit: Shutterstock: https://www.shutterstock.com/ Authors: Naomi Moller, Professor of Psychology and Psychotherapy at the Open University, President of the UK Chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research Dr Felicitas Rost, Research Lead, Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, Lead for a coalition of stakeholders raising concerns about the NICE guideline for depression, Past President of the… Continue reading The NICE Guideline for Depression in Adults: What is all the brouhaha about?