Photo: Dr Marta Prandelli - Chair for the 1st National PhD Conference in Social Sciences, Padova (Italy) 24/06/2016 Sue: What are your academic/psychology interests? What aspects of your academic work do you find particularly enjoyable and/or rewarding? Marta: I would describe myself as a social researcher. I am interested in seeing how people act within… Continue reading Introducing Dr Marta Prandelli, a new Post-Doctoral Research Associate (PDRA) in the School of Psychology & Counselling.
Maria was talking to Sue Cocklin, Centre Assistant, in the Open Psychology Research Centre - Originally published on 6/12/2021 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… Continue reading In conversation with Maria Cochrane, 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
Jade Peters joins the School as a Psychology Technical Lead. We asked her about herself and her work. What are your academic/psychology interests? Throughout my work, I aim to give voices to those with lived experiences. This includes those with mental illnesses, but also spans to trauma, victim blaming, the experience of being ‘female’ in… Continue reading Introducing a New Psychology Technical Lead in the School of Psychology & Counselling, Jade Peters
Dr Evangelos Ntontis joins the School as a lecturer in psychology. We asked him about himself and his work. What are your academic/psychology interests? My undergraduate studies in Greece coincided with the rise of the neo-Nazi party “Golden Dawn”. During that period, I was attending a module on social psychology and language and was introduced… Continue reading Introducing a new lecturer in the School of Psychology & Counselling, Dr Evangelos Ntontis