School study journeys, Student news

A Psychology and Counselling study journey

This week we begin a new series in which students in the School of Psychology and Counselling tell us about their study journeys. Our first contribution is from Laura, a current student on DE100 and D241. Tell us about you and your life situation (e.g. work, home life, interests) Hi everyone! My name is Laura and… Continue reading A Psychology and Counselling study journey

Meet people in the School, Psychology, Research in the School

Our new Staff Tutor, Alison Gisby, introduces Occupational Psychology

Meet a new Staff Tutor in the School, Alison Gisby, who tells us about her PhD research in Occupational Psychology.  Tell us about your interests and the area of psychology that you work in. My specialism is Occupational Psychology.  This field of psychology is vast and involves working with organisations and the people who work in them.  There are… Continue reading Our new Staff Tutor, Alison Gisby, introduces Occupational Psychology

Meet people in the School, Psychology

Introducing new academics in the School: Dr Cathy Schofield, Staff Tutor

We introduce a new Staff Tutor in the School, Cathy Schofield. Cathy says 'I started my new role as a Staff Tutor, and I think I can genuinely say that the Open University has given me the warmest welcome ever – this morning I have spent over an hour going through all of the welcome… Continue reading Introducing new academics in the School: Dr Cathy Schofield, Staff Tutor

Psychology, Winter postcards from our modules

A winter postcard from module DE100 Investigating Psychology 1

We continue our series of winter postcards from the School's modules, written by the academics who work mostly closely with students and tutors, the Staff Tutors. Here the team from DE100 write about the first psychology-specific module on the School's undergraduate qualifications. Hello and welcome to our winter postcard for DE100. We are Gillian Ferrier,… Continue reading A winter postcard from module DE100 Investigating Psychology 1