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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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Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Dr Sandra Obradovic about her Talk at the OPRC Launch Event’

Blogs from the 'In Dialogue' series are attracting a lot of attention. In case you missed this, below is the blog about Sandra's talk: ‘Past, Present and Future: How We Use History to Make Sense of Politics’ Sue: What is this talk all about? Sandra: The talk is about a few different research projects that… Continue reading Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Dr Sandra Obradovic about her Talk at the OPRC Launch Event’

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Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Professor Stephanie Taylor about her Talk at the OPRC Launch Event’

Blogs from the 'In Dialogue' series are attracting a lot of attention. In case you missed this, below is the blog about Stephanie's talk: ‘A Positive Legacy? Creative Subjectivities in the Wake of the Pandemic’ Sue: What’s this talk all about, Stephanie? Stephanie: This talk is about creativity. We all understand the word and probably… Continue reading Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Professor Stephanie Taylor about her Talk at the OPRC Launch Event’

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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

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In conversation with Wendy Ingram, a new PhD student in the School of Psychology & Counselling at The Open University

Photo credit: Wendy Ingram Sue: Wendy, you’ve just started a PhD in the School of Psychology & Counselling at the Open University, and your topic is ‘everyday escapism’. Escapism sounds to me like ‘avoiding reality’. How did you become interested in it? Wendy: These questions have occupied my mind for years. What is everyday escapism?… Continue reading In conversation with Wendy Ingram, a new PhD student in the School of Psychology & Counselling at The Open University