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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

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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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A positive legacy? Creative subjectivities in the wake of the pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted heavily on the previously celebrated global sector of the creative industries. Contemporary discourses of creativity and creative work derive in large part from psychological research that both draws on and challenges the elite associations of the arts. Professor Stephanie Taylor's lecture adopts a critical discursive psychological approach to challenge accounts… Continue reading A positive legacy? Creative subjectivities in the wake of the pandemic

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Cultural and social psychology in the real world: a conversation

What role do cultural and social psychology play in tackling real-world issues, such as post-conflict reconciliation, community resilience in face of crises and broader global challenges such as those posed by the Covid-19 pandemic? In this video, Dr Sandra Obradovic (OU) is joined by Professor Sandra Jovchelovitch (London School of Economics) and Dr Maria Cecilia… Continue reading Cultural and social psychology in the real world: a conversation

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Social psychology, the Internet and young people’s lives today: An interview with Sonia Livingstone

Prof. Paul Stenner from the School interviews Prof. Sonia Livingstone, Professor of Social Psychology at the London School of Economics.   Watch the interview here: Opening Psychology for Changing Times | Open Psychology Research Centre Prof. Livingstone's research focuses on the Psychology of Media, including children, media and the internet. Talking with Paul Stenner, she discusses… Continue reading Social psychology, the Internet and young people’s lives today: An interview with Sonia Livingstone