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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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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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Call For ESRC GUDTP PhD Applications is Open!

The Grand Union Doctoral Training Partnership (GUDTP) for October 2022 is now open The Grand Union DTP is based around ‘pathways’ to which prospective students apply. The DTP has a two-stage application process. Prospective students apply to the OU in the first instance. Successful applicants will be affiliated with The Open Psychology Research Centre (OPRC)… Continue reading Call For ESRC GUDTP PhD Applications is Open!

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A Psychology & Counselling study journey to a PhD

We continue our series on the study journeys of students in the School. Katherine Langford had to contend with some major difficulties before completing her BSc very successfully, then moving on to her current PhD research. I completed my BSc degree with the Open University and am now studying a PhD with them. Getting an… Continue reading A Psychology & Counselling study journey to a PhD