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In conversation with Wendy Ingram, a new PhD student in the School of Psychology & Counselling at The Open University

Photo credit: Wendy Ingram Sue: Wendy, you’ve just started a PhD in the School of Psychology & Counselling at the Open University, and your topic is ‘everyday escapism’. Escapism sounds to me like ‘avoiding reality’. How did you become interested in it? Wendy: These questions have occupied my mind for years. What is everyday escapism?… Continue reading In conversation with Wendy Ingram, a new PhD student in the School of Psychology & Counselling at The Open University

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In conversation with Ruth Collier-Large, a new PhD student in the School of Psychology & Counselling at The Open University

Photo credit: Upsplash Sue: Welcome to the Open Psychology Research Centre. You’ve recently started a PhD in the School of Psychology & Counselling at The Open University and you are researching the topic of non-speaking autism. Can you tell us a bit about your background and how you became interested in these questions? Ruth: I’ve… Continue reading In conversation with Ruth Collier-Large, a new PhD student in the School of Psychology & Counselling at The Open University

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In conversation with Shannon O’Rourke, a new PhD student in the School of Psychology and Counselling at The Open University

Sue: Welcome to the Open Psychology Research Centre. You’ve recently started a PhD in the School of Psychology and Counselling at The Open University and you are researching the experiences of LGBQ [1] individuals in leadership roles. Can you tell us a bit about your background and how you became interested in this topic? Shannon:… Continue reading In conversation with Shannon O’Rourke, a new PhD student in the School of Psychology and Counselling at The Open University

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In conversation with Maria Cochrane, a new PhD student in the School of Psychology & Counselling at The Open University

Maria was talking to Sue Cocklin, Centre Assistant, in the Open Psychology Research Centre - Originally published on 6/12/2021 Sue:  Welcome to the Open Psychology Research Centre. Maria, you returned to study as a mature student and successfully completed your BSc and MSc. You now been awarded a PhD studentship by the Grand Union Doctoral… Continue reading In conversation with Maria Cochrane, a new PhD student in the School of Psychology & Counselling at The Open University

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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