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What does it take to investigate a murder? Forensic Psychology online.

Photo credit: The Open University Dr Zoe Walkington and Professor Graham Pike of The Open University’s School of Psychology & Counselling, and Forensic Cognition Research Group, have written an online course using their experiences of applying psychology to policing contexts. The course looks at the potential use of psychology in criminal investigations, and focusses on… Continue reading What does it take to investigate a murder? Forensic Psychology online.

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SPR UK Chapter Free Online Research Events-6th and Final in the Series

The Society for Psychotherapy Research UK Chapter, where Professor Naomi Moller is President and Dr Andreas Vossler is member of the Local Committee, is proud to offer a series of free online research events for psychotherapy researchers (both novice and experienced) and research-interested practitioners. Title: Clients’ perspectives on preference work: A Consensual Qualitative Research 16 March 2022:… Continue reading SPR UK Chapter Free Online Research Events-6th and Final in the Series

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What stories make worlds, what worlds make stories – Book review

Photo credit: Shutterstock Stories Changing Lives: Narratives and Paths towards Social Change Edited by Corinne Squire (Oxford, University Press). Reviewed by Kesi Mahendran, Sue Nieland, Anthony English and Nicola Magnusson all within the Public Dialogue Psychology Collaboratory, Open Psychology Research Centre, The Open University. https://www.publicdialoguepsychologycolab.co.uk/ Psychologists have always been preoccupied with stories: the ones that… Continue reading What stories make worlds, what worlds make stories – Book review

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Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Professor Peter Hegarty’

Blogs from the 'In Dialogue' series are attracting a lot of attention. In case you missed this, below is the blog about Peter's talk: 'Re-Imagining Group Differences in Scientific Psychology' Eka: What’s this talk all about, Peter? Peter: This talk is about the feeling of being marked as “other” and the ways in which that… Continue reading Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Professor Peter Hegarty’

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Supporting children’s mental health through familial online relationships

In a recent presentation by Professor Rose Capdevila and Dr Lisa Lazard of the Psychology & Counselling Department of The Open University, summarised the progress on the eNurture/ESRC funded project Supporting children’s mental health through familial online relationship. You can read more on the Open Psychology Research Centre (OPRC) news page https://www.open.ac.uk/centres/psychology/news