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Summer in the School

Here is a look back to a post from this time last year. The same holds true. The summer month of August is traditionally a quiet month in universities, but the Open University is different and there is still a lot happening here in the School of Psychology & Counselling, and the Open Psychology Research… Continue reading Summer in the School

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Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Dr Gemma Briggs 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 Gemma's talk: 'Mobile Phone Use by Drivers: What We Know, and How to Share Such Inconvenient Truths' Sue: Hello Gemma, tell me, what’s this talk all about? Gemma: The talk is about our… Continue reading Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Dr Gemma Briggs about her talk at the OPRC Launch Event’

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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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Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Professor Graham Pike about his 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 Graham's talk: 'Harmful Evidence and Evidencing Harm in the Criminal Justice System' Eka: What’s this talk all about, Graham? Graham: We generally think of the courts and police as existing to prevent and… Continue reading Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Professor Graham Pike about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event’

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COVID 19 pandemic and the digital divide

Clap for Carers image. Copyright free provided by UpSplash The OU’s Psychology & Counselling’s Dr Ben Evans and Dr Lara Frumkin are currently involved in The Digital Technologies Power and Control Working Group (DTPCWG) who have designed a UK-based qualitative research study regarding the access, experience and divide, amongst different focus groups, of digital technology, particularly between the… Continue reading COVID 19 pandemic and the digital divide