'Critical and Discursive Psychological Approaches to Bullying' Sue: What’s this talk all about? Karen: It’s about how and why bullying TALK works. It explores the meaning-making that is constructed and transmitted in bullying and abusive talk, particularly in relation to interlocutors’ positions of power. Understanding talk as action is at the core of this work.… Continue reading In Dialogue with Dr Karen Hagan about her Talk at the OPRC Launch Event
Professor John Dixon speaking at the OPRC Launch 2021 ‘Captive Geographies: Places, Identities and the ‘Time-Geography’ of Sectarian Segregation in Belfast’ Sue: So John, please tell me, what’s this talk all about? John: The talk is about a collaborative research programme called the Belfast Mobility Project. The project, which was funded by the ESRC, explored… Continue reading In Dialogue with Professor John Dixon about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event
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
‘Past, Present and Future: How We Use History to Make Sense of Politics’ Sue: What is this talk all about? Sandra: The talk is about a few different research projects that I have been involved in that broadly focus on examining the relationship between history and group identities. More specifically, the different projects each explore… Continue reading In Dialogue with Dr Sandra Obradovic about her Talk at the OPRC Launch Event
The Grand Union Doctoral Training Partnership (GUDTP) for October 2022 is now open The Grand Union DTP is based around ‘pathways’ to which prospective students apply. The DTP has a two-stage application process. Prospective students apply to the OU in the first instance. Successful applicants will be affiliated with The Open Psychology Research Centre (OPRC)… Continue reading Call For ESRC GUDTP PhD Applications is Open!