Meet people in the School, Research in the School

Writing a research grant proposal – developing collegial relationships

Professor Sarah Crafter from the School writes about building international relationships for developing a funding proposal for a European research bid. She points out the relevance of the psychology of social relationships to the process of developing new psychology research. It started with a text from an Italian friend, whom I had known for a… Continue reading Writing a research grant proposal – developing collegial relationships

Research in the School

Psychosocial Studies and Criminology: A new book

Dr David Jones, from the School of Psychology and Counselling, explains how the cross-disciplinary field of psychosocial studies makes a special contribution to criminology, going beyond either psychological or sociological accounts of criminal behaviour. The second edition of his book, Understanding Criminal Behaviour: Psychosocial Perspectives on Criminality and Violence (2019), is published by Routledge. I… Continue reading Psychosocial Studies and Criminology: A new book

Forensic Psychology, Research in the School

What do professors do all day?

Professor Graham Pike is part of the Forensic Cognition Research Group in the School. This blog outlines some of his recent research and engagement activities, including work with the BBC and police forces. This October, Graham Pike (Professor of Forensic Cognition, OU) has been involved in a number of ‘knowledge exchange’ activities and events based on… Continue reading What do professors do all day?

Research in the School

Recognition for research by Dr Gemma Briggs

Gemma Briggs, Senior Lecturer in Psychology in the School, has recently learned that her research has been shortlisted in the university's Research Excellence awards. In today's post, Dr Briggs describes the research and explains why it's important. The ‘Driving Change’ project is all about the distraction that is imposed on a driver when they use… Continue reading Recognition for research by Dr Gemma Briggs

Research in the School

Recognition for research by Professor Graham Pike and Dr Zoe Walkington

Graham Pike, Professor of Forensic Cognition, and Zoe Walkington, Senior Lecturer in Psychology,  in the School, have recently learned that their research has been shortlisted in the university’s Research Excellence awards. In today’s post, Professor Pike describes the research and explains its importance. Together with colleagues from the Faculty of Business and Law, Zoe and I… Continue reading Recognition for research by Professor Graham Pike and Dr Zoe Walkington