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In conversation with Dr Nihan Albayrak-Aydemir, a new Research Associate in the School of Psychology & Counselling at the Open University

Photo credit: Dr Nihan Albayrak-Aydemir presenting her research on regulatory focus and coping strategies among Syrian refugees at the 18th General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology in Granada/Spain in 2017. Sue: So, Nihan, tell us, what are your academic/psychology interests? Nihan: My first line of research examines social identity dynamics and intergroup… Continue reading In conversation with Dr Nihan Albayrak-Aydemir, a new Research Associate in the School of Psychology & Counselling at the Open University

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In Dialogue with Dr Karen Hagan about her Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

'Critical and Discursive Psychological Approaches to Bullying' Sue: What’s this talk all about? Karen: It’s about how and why bullying TALK works.  It explores the meaning-making that is constructed and transmitted in bullying and abusive talk, particularly in relation to interlocutors’ positions of power.  Understanding talk as action is at the core of this work.… Continue reading In Dialogue with Dr Karen Hagan about her Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

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In Dialogue with Professor John Dixon about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

Professor John Dixon speaking at the OPRC Launch 2021 ‘Captive Geographies: Places, Identities and the ‘Time-Geography’ of Sectarian Segregation in Belfast’ Sue: So John, please tell me, what’s this talk all about? John: The talk is about a collaborative research programme called the Belfast Mobility Project. The project, which was funded by the ESRC, explored… Continue reading In Dialogue with Professor John Dixon about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

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In Dialogue with Professor Darren Langdridge about his talk at the OPRC Launch Event

'Stories of Sexual Citizenship: Conviction and Critique' Sue: What’s this talk all about Darren? Darren: Well, we hear a lot about how things have gotten better for people who are lesbian, gay, and bisexual. It’s common to hear that ‘things are okay for the gays now’, in particular, and to some extent that is true.… Continue reading In Dialogue with Professor Darren Langdridge about his talk at the OPRC Launch Event

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In Dialogue with Dr Gemma Briggs about her talk at the OPRC Launch Event

'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 research on hands-free mobile phone use by drivers, and how we communicate our findings to different audiences. Our research is focused on the cognitive… Continue reading In Dialogue with Dr Gemma Briggs about her talk at the OPRC Launch Event