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New Book – The Psychology of Translation: Dr Zoë Walkington and Professor Sarah Crafter talk about their chapters

Photo Credit: Routledge The Psychology of Translation is a newly published book edited by Open University colleagues Séverine Hubscher-Davidson and Caroline Lehr. They drew on the work of scholars from both psychology and translation studies to offer new perspectives and conceptualisations towards a critical translation psychology. Both Zoë Walkington and Sarah Crafter from the School… Continue reading New Book – The Psychology of Translation: Dr Zoë Walkington and Professor Sarah Crafter talk about their chapters

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Introducing a new lecturer in the School of Psychology & Counselling, Dr Tanya Beetham.

Dr Tanya Beetham joins the School as a Lecturer in Psychology and Counselling. We asked her about her work.  What are your academic/psychology interests? I’m a chartered psychologist, counsellor and psychotherapist, and my interests include trauma, social justice and inequalities, gender-based violence, and eating disorders/eating distress. I have worked on several research projects including exploring services and/or programmes for… Continue reading Introducing a new lecturer in the School of Psychology & Counselling, Dr Tanya Beetham.

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OPRC contributes to Children’s Commissioner’s Family Review

Photo credit: Pixabay In May 2022 there was a call for submissions from the Children’s Commissioner for evidence to contribute to their Family Review The OPRC put forward three submissions from the Children Caring on the Move project (Professor Sarah Crafter), the Child Language Brokers and Spaces of Belonging project (also Professor Crafter) and the… Continue reading OPRC contributes to Children’s Commissioner’s Family Review

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‘The dialogue between citizens and their governments – that’s what I care about’ – Dr Kesi Mahendran with The Psychologist

Dr Kesi Mahendran in the interview with Ella Rhodes at the Psychologist  Political psychologist Kesi Mahendran who founded the Public Dialogue Psychology Collaboratory within the Open Psychology Research Centre - recently spoke with Ella Rhodes at the Psychologist  about her work at the interface between psychology and political science. In the interview she discusses how… Continue reading ‘The dialogue between citizens and their governments – that’s what I care about’ – Dr Kesi Mahendran with The Psychologist