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Psychology and the Open University in Northern Ireland

The School of Psychology and Counselling was very pleased to learn that the connection between the Open University and the British Psychological Society (BPS) will be further strengthened by the election of Dr Karen Hagan to Chair of the Northern Ireland Branch of the British Psychological Society (NIBPS).  The BPS is the representative body for psychologists… Continue reading Psychology and the Open University in Northern Ireland

Academic journal, Psychology, Social Psychology

Introducing the European Journal of Social Psychology (EJSP)

  We continue to introduce journals on which the School's academics have editorial roles.  Professor John Dixon and Dr Eleni Andreouli are both Associate Editors of the European Journal of Social Psychology. As members of the Editorial Board, John Dixon and Eleni Andreouli oversee the review and publication process of papers submitted to the journal. The… Continue reading Introducing the European Journal of Social Psychology (EJSP)

Psychology, Social Psychology, Winter postcards from our modules

A winter postcard from DD317 Advancing social psychology

We continue our series of winter postcards from Psychology and Counselling modules. Dr Karen Hagan, the Staff Tutor for DD317 Advancing social psychology, writes about what's happening on this module. What's happening at the moment on DD317? DD317, Advancing Social Psychology, is a Level Three module taken by students not only on the BSc (Honours)… Continue reading A winter postcard from DD317 Advancing social psychology

A Tutor's View, Psychology

DD317 Advancing Social Psychology: A Tutor’s View

We continue our series in which Associate Lecturers introduce Psychology and Counselling modules that they tutor. Today's module is DD317 Advancing Social Psychology, introduced by Judith Horne. Hi. I'm Judith, and I've been tutoring Psychology modules for 12 years. I have been an Associate Lecturer on DD317 since it began in 2017. I consider myself… Continue reading DD317 Advancing Social Psychology: A Tutor’s View

Social Psychology

Commemoration and memory

The OU is celebrating its 50th birthday! This is of course a big event for everyone involved with the university. As the official message puts it, 'In our anniversary year, we will tell our story and create moments that inspire pride, unity and involvement.' This kind of commemoration is also of interest to psychologists, and especially social psychologists,… Continue reading Commemoration and memory