In this end-of-year blog, Professor Stephanie Taylor questions whether the label of 'part time' is appropriate for Open University study. Are you a part-time student? Do you think part-time university education should be abolished? Before you answer those questions, let's consider exactly what we mean by 'part-time'. The Open University has of course been famous… Continue reading The abolition of ‘part-time’ education?
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
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?
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
What do people really think about Brexit? OU psychologists have been finding out in a series of projects - click to find out more http://fass.open.ac.uk/research/groups/cusp/projects/social-psychology-of-brexit?fbclid=IwAR12NuTNSFyowepfoEQDZRLJ25KPLJQBBEQlBq8SfbwwNYHcsOshly1K_2E