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OPRC contributes to Children’s Commissioner’s Family Review

Photo credit: Pixabay In May 2022 there was a call for submissions from the Children’s Commissioner for evidence to contribute to their Family Review The OPRC put forward three submissions from the Children Caring on the Move project (Professor Sarah Crafter), the Child Language Brokers and Spaces of Belonging project (also Professor Crafter) and the… Continue reading OPRC contributes to Children’s Commissioner’s Family Review

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Feminist Critical Psychology in an International Context: A discussion with members of CuSP and the Discourse Unit.

Looking back to a blog from August 2021, if you missed this read on... Prof. Rose Capdevila, Dr. Johanna Motzkau and Prof Sarah Crafter, from the School, talk to three renowned critical and feminist psychologists. They are Prof Erica Burman, Dr. Ilana Mountian and Prof Ingrid Palmary. They talk about their connections to the Discourse… Continue reading Feminist Critical Psychology in an International Context: A discussion with members of CuSP and the Discourse Unit.

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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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Have you ever wondered what psychologists do?

Psychology research includes a diverse range of topics, from teaching to terrorism and parenting to politics. A new collection of articles on OpenLearn explains some of the research projects that Open University psychology PhD students are currently studying. You can find the full collection of articles by clicking here or continue reading for a summary...… Continue reading Have you ever wondered what psychologists do?

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New Book-Putting Psychology in its Place: Critical historical perspective

Photo Credit: Routledge ' Putting Psychology in its Place: Critical historical perspective' by Professors Graham Richards and Paul Stenner Abstract This fourth edition of Putting Psychology in Its Place builds on the previous three in introducing the history of Psychology and placing the discipline within its historical and social contexts. Written by esteemed Psychologists Graham Richards and… Continue reading New Book-Putting Psychology in its Place: Critical historical perspective