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In Dialogue with Professor John Dixon about his 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

Psychology, Psychology in the world, Research in the School

Stitches and stories: a different kind of research impact

Academic researchers want their research findings to have an effect on the social world: this is referred to as 'impact'. A short film records an example from the work of academics in the School of Psychology and Counselling, and the School of Arts and Humanities. In 2018 Prof. John Dixon led the Belfast Mobility Project,… Continue reading Stitches and stories: a different kind of research impact

Psychology, Social Psychology

OU Workshop Considers Segregation in Belfast

Bree Hocking reports on a recent workshop in Belfast featuring our Prof. John Dixon. Why do people go where they go? How do inter- and intra-group relationships shape how people use space? What role do symbolic threats play in influencing mobility practices? Nearly 20 years after the Good Friday peace agreement, a new Open University-led… Continue reading OU Workshop Considers Segregation in Belfast