Psychology, Psychology and Counselling research centre, Research in the School

A snapshot of our research: School academics present their work

Watch recorded presentations in which academics from the School talk about their current research. These presentations were part of the launch programme for the Open Psychology research centre https://www.open.ac.uk/centres/psychology/launch-event-talks From the CuSP research group: Sarah Crafter  Contestation at the Borderlands Between Migration, Childhood and Care: An Exploration of Child Language Brokers and Lone Child Migrants John… Continue reading A snapshot of our research: School academics present their work

Psychology, Psychology in the world

An historic moment for Coaching Psychology?

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?

Psychology, Psychology in the world, School study journeys

Completing an MSc Psychology at the Open University

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

Psychology, Psychology and Counselling research centre, Research in the School

Come to the Opening Psychology launch – starting today!

This free programme of events will introduce you to the School's research through lectures, talks, Q&A sessions, discussions and keynote lectures from invited external academics. Speakers from The Open University's School of Psychology & Counselling (June 28th to July 2nd) Professor Peter Hegarty:Re-Imagining Group Differences in Scientific Psychology Professor Paul Stenner:The Experience of Time in… Continue reading Come to the Opening Psychology launch – starting today!

Psychology, Psychology in the world, Student news

Turning a dissertation project into a refereed journal article!

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!