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Moving Worlds programme for Refugee Week 2022

Dr Nelli Stavropoulou (School of Psychology & Counselling, The Open University) is the curator and producer of Moving Worlds, a programme of films available to watch during Refugee Week, a UK-wide festival celebrating the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees (20-26 June 2022). Moving Worlds is produced by Counterpoints Arts, which coordinates Refugee Week nationally.  Over the past six years, Moving… Continue reading Moving Worlds programme for Refugee Week 2022

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Psychology Colleagues from The Open University to Present at the SPSSI Conference in June

Congratulations to Dr Nihan Albayrak-Aydemir, Dr Laura McGrath, Dr Evangelos Ntontis and Dr Sandra Obradovic in the School of Psychology & Counselling (The OU), who have successfully secured the Open Psychology Research Centre (OPRC) fund and have been accepted to present at the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) conference in San… Continue reading Psychology Colleagues from The Open University to Present at the SPSSI Conference in June

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Students! Psychology terms explained!

Definition of the Day OU Psychology & Counselling have launched the 'Definition of the Day' tweets. Inspired by Susie Dent’s 'Word of the Day' Tweets, our very own Dr Camilla Elphick developed this idea for FASS students and psychologists, who has posted this first Tweet (please see below). In the Definition of the Day tweets… Continue reading Students! Psychology terms explained!

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What has the Covid-19 pandemic taught us about the psychology of conspiracy theories?

Professor Jovan Byford (School of Psychology & Counselling, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, The Open University) about the Covid-19 in relation to the psychology of conspiracy theories What has the Covid-19 pandemic taught us about the psychology of conspiracy theories? Two years ago this week, at the very start of the current pandemic, the… Continue reading What has the Covid-19 pandemic taught us about the psychology of conspiracy theories?

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Revisiting the Blog From the ‘In Dialogue’ Series’ – Professor Naomi Moller and Dr Felicitas Rost talk about the symposium presented at the OPRC Launch Event

Blogs from the 'In Dialogue' series are attracting a lot of attention. In case you missed this, below is the blog about The NICE Guideline for Depression in Adults: What is all the brouhaha about methodologies? In the original symposium- ‘Using Research to Impact Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice and Mental Health Policy’ Felicitas talked about… Continue reading Revisiting the Blog From the ‘In Dialogue’ Series’ – Professor Naomi Moller and Dr Felicitas Rost talk about the symposium presented at the OPRC Launch Event