A PhD in Psychology, Social Psychology

An issue of ‘bad’ participant interviews

Marianna Latif is working on a PhD on migrant fatherhood and use of symbolic resources. In this week’s social psychology blog, she discusses a methodological issue related to participant interviews.  Interviewing in qualitative research is one of the most common way of gathering data. As a qualitative researcher you think carefully about what it is… Continue reading An issue of ‘bad’ participant interviews

CUSP, Social Psychology

What do professors do all day?

Professor Paul Stenner leads the Culture and Social Psychology group in the School. This blog outlines some of his recent research activities, including the presentation of an international lecture and the publications of new chapters and articles.  This August, Paul Stenner (Professor of Social Psychology, OU) gave the ‘Innovations in Psychology Lecture’ at Aalborg University,… Continue reading What do professors do all day?

Social Psychology

Children Caring on the Move: Website launched for project looking at separated child migrants care of each other

Sarah Crafter is pleased to announce the launch of the new website for the ESRC funded project which aims to examine how separated children care for each other as they navigate contradictory, complex, and changeable immigration and welfare systems in England. It is always very exciting to embark on a new research project. At the beginning there are… Continue reading Children Caring on the Move: Website launched for project looking at separated child migrants care of each other

Social Psychology

Social media, gender and relationships

Social media practices are part of contemporary life, including family relationships. Dr Rose Capdevila and Dr Lisa Lazard from the School are part of an academic team who study Networking Families using a critical psychological perspective. You can read about the research on the Networking Families website. http://fass.open.ac.uk/research/groups/networking-families