On the 26thJuly 2021 British Psychological Society (BPS) Members will vote at the AGM on a resolution that the Special Group in Coaching Psychology becomes a Division of Coaching Psychology. If the resolution is successful, new Chartership pathways will become available for Coaching Psychologists which will impact on the UK and global coaching industry in terms of education, training and research.… Continue reading An historic moment for Coaching Psychology?
The MSc in Psychology has just two modules: DD801 Principles of social and psychological inquiry (60 credits) DD803 Evaluating psychology research and practice (120 credits) After completing DD801 in June (or a previous year), students can take a break before starting DD803 in October. They will then immerse themselves in the study of recent research… Continue reading Completing an MSc Psychology at the Open University
Recently, members of the School's research groups recorded their conversations with other academics in their fields: Paul Stenner from CuSP talked to Prof. Sonia Livingstone about social psychology, the internet and young people's lives todayDavid Kaposi from PHeW talked to Prof. Peter Fonagy about openness, psychoanalysis, mentalisation and trustSarah Laurence from FCRG talked to Prof.… Continue reading New developments in psychology: insights from our research groups
What role do cultural and social psychology play in tackling real-world issues, such as post-conflict reconciliation, community resilience in face of crises and broader global challenges such as those posed by the Covid-19 pandemic? In this video, Dr Sandra Obradovic (OU) is joined by Professor Sandra Jovchelovitch (London School of Economics) and Dr Maria Cecilia… Continue reading Cultural and social psychology in the real world: a conversation
A new article published in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology is of special interest to the School. 'Community cohesion during the first peak of the COVID-19 pandemic' is based on Sarah Jane Svensson's dissertation project for module DE300 Investigating Psychology 3. The article is co-authored by Sarah and her former tutor, Stamatis Elntib, who supervised her DE300 dissertation.… Continue reading Turning a dissertation project into a refereed journal article!