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In Dialogue with Professor Darren Langdridge about his talk at the OPRC Launch Event

'Stories of Sexual Citizenship: Conviction and Critique' Sue: What’s this talk all about Darren? Darren: Well, we hear a lot about how things have gotten better for people who are lesbian, gay, and bisexual. It’s common to hear that ‘things are okay for the gays now’, in particular, and to some extent that is true.… Continue reading In Dialogue with Professor Darren Langdridge about his talk at the OPRC Launch Event

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Discover the new Social and Cultural  Psychology of Professor Paul Stenner in a new book ‘Experience on the Edge: Theorising Liminality’

The book is described by its editors Brady Wagoner and Tania Zittoun as follows: 'This volume grew out of an event - the first of the Innovations in Psychology Lecture Series (formerly the 'Niels Bohr Lectures in Cultural Psychology') - hosted by the Centre for Cultural Psychology at Aalborg University, Denmark. Each year, a rising… Continue reading Discover the new Social and Cultural  Psychology of Professor Paul Stenner in a new book ‘Experience on the Edge: Theorising Liminality’

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In Dialogue with Dr Gemma Briggs about her talk at the OPRC Launch Event

'Mobile Phone Use by Drivers: What We Know, and How to Share Such Inconvenient Truths' Sue: Hello Gemma, tell me, what’s this talk all about? Gemma: The talk is about our research on hands-free mobile phone use by drivers, and how we communicate our findings to different audiences. Our research is focused on the cognitive… Continue reading In Dialogue with Dr Gemma Briggs about her talk at the OPRC Launch Event

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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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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