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Gender Equitable Interactions Online (GEiO)- Funding Success

Dr Lisa Lazard Professor Rose Capdevila Congratulations to our psychology academics Dr Lisa Lazard and Professor Rose Capdevila for their funding success from ESRC/CHANSE for their project: 'Gender Equitable Interactions Online (GEiO): Supporting gender equity in work-based videoconferencing' of £1.22mIn and securing over half a million for the OU. The GEiO project takes an innovative… Continue reading Gender Equitable Interactions Online (GEiO)- Funding Success

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Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Dr Kesi Mahendran about her talk at the OPRC Launch Event’

Blogs from the 'In Dialogue' series are attracting a lot of attention. In case you missed this, below is the blog about Kesi's talk: ‘Can the Public Rule the World? From Personal Narratives to Transglobal Public Dialogue on Human Mobility’ Sue: Hello Kesi, please tell me, what’s this talk all about? Kesi: The talk is… Continue reading Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Dr Kesi Mahendran about her talk at the OPRC Launch Event’

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Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Professor Peter Hegarty’

Blogs from the 'In Dialogue' series are attracting a lot of attention. In case you missed this, below is the blog about Peter's talk: 'Re-Imagining Group Differences in Scientific Psychology' Eka: What’s this talk all about, Peter? Peter: This talk is about the feeling of being marked as “other” and the ways in which that… Continue reading Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Professor Peter Hegarty’

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In Conversation with Dr Catriona Havard:  Facial identification…harder than we think?

Photo credit: Shutterstock Dr Catriona Havard, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at The Open University, and published Academic, talks to the Open Psychology Research Centre (OPRC) Centre Assistant, Sue Cocklin, about her fascinating research into facial recognition. Sue: Hello Catriona, tell me, what is your research about? Catriona: Unfamiliar face matching, that is, deciding if two… Continue reading In Conversation with Dr Catriona Havard:  Facial identification…harder than we think?

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Open Psychology Research Centre member, Dr Sandra Obradovic, shortlisted for top award

Photo credit: Sandra Obradovic Dr Sandra Obradovic and colleagues from the Electoral Psychology Observatory (LSE), Opinium and the British Council have been short-listed for Best International Research 2021 for their work on “The Big Conversation” - Values in international cooperation.  OPRC Centre Assistant, Sue Cocklin talks to Sandra about her team’s nomination. Sue: “You’ve just… Continue reading Open Psychology Research Centre member, Dr Sandra Obradovic, shortlisted for top award