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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

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

Maria was talking to Sue Cocklin, Centre Assistant, in the Open Psychology Research Centre 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 Training Partnership. Tell us about… Continue reading In conversation with Maria Cochrane, a new PhD student in the School of Psychology and Counselling at the Open University

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In conversation with Deepti Ramaswamy, a new PhD student in the School of Psychology & 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 issues of trauma associated with things like marginalisation and its impact on identity. Can you tell us a bit about your background and how you became interested… Continue reading In conversation with Deepti Ramaswamy, a new PhD student in the School of Psychology & Counselling at the Open University

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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

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From DE300 dissertation to journal publication

Congratulations to former OU psychology student, Pascale Hodge, who has recently published a journal article based on her dissertation for the School module DE300 Investigating Psychology 3. Here she writes about her research and the path to academic publication.  Tell us about your Open University studies. When did you begin and what modules did you… Continue reading From DE300 dissertation to journal publication