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What can psychology contribute to addressing bullying amongst children and young people in schools and communities?

Photo credit: BPS From left to right: Stephen Robinson, Senior Lecturer Open University; Dr Sarah Ruston, Chair BPS Division of Forensic Psychology Northern Ireland; Professor Siobhan O’Neil, Mental Health Champion Northern Ireland; Emeritus Professor Peter K. Smith, Goldsmiths College; Emeritus Professor Mona Moore, Trinity College Dublin; Dr Barbara McConnell, Senior Lecturer Stranmillis College; Dr Karen… Continue reading What can psychology contribute to addressing bullying amongst children and young people in schools and communities?

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SPSSI (2023) Conference is Coming up!

June 25-27, Denver Colorado. The submission deadline is February 6, 2023 The next SPSSI conference (2023): "Transforming Our World: Using Research and Action to Address (In)Visible Wounds" is coming up in June, 25-27, in Denver, Colorado. The call for conference submission is now open with the deadline of February 6, 2023. Visit SPSSI website for… Continue reading SPSSI (2023) Conference is Coming up!

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Introducing a new Staff Tutor in the School of Psychology & Counselling

Dr Katie Rix joins the School as a Staff Tutor in psychology. We asked her about her work. Photo credit: Dr Katie Rix What are your academic/psychology interests? My main research interests relate to social and cognitive development in childhood. My PhD focused on children’s behaviours and how their own reports of these compared to… Continue reading Introducing a new Staff Tutor in the School of Psychology & Counselling

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Beyond existing methodologies: innovations in technological and digital uses for research

On the 22nd of November, 2022, 20 CuSP members met in London for a half-day event focused on exploring the innovation in methodologies brought on by technological advancements and the rise of the digital world. The event was organized by the CuSP Leads Dr Sandra Obradovic and Professor John Dixon, with support and funding provided… Continue reading Beyond existing methodologies: innovations in technological and digital uses for research

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This time last year…facial recognition

Photo credit - Shutterstock This time last year the OPRC spoke to Dr Catriona Havard (now Professor Havard) about her fascinating research in facial identification under the FCRG (Forensic Cognition Research Group) strand of the Open Psychology Research Centre, and we revisit that conversation from Jan 2022. To read more about Professor Havard and her research, see the… Continue reading This time last year…facial recognition