Psychology, Psychology in the world, Student news

Turning a dissertation project into a refereed journal article!

A new article published in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology is of special interest to the School. 'Community cohesion during the first peak of the COVID-19 pandemic' is based on Sarah Jane Svensson's dissertation project for module DE300 Investigating Psychology 3. The article is co-authored by Sarah and her former tutor, Stamatis Elntib, who supervised her DE300 dissertation.… Continue reading Turning a dissertation project into a refereed journal article!

Psychology, Student news

DE300 students win British Psychological Society prizes

Two of the School's students were awarded Tony Gale Undergraduate Dissertation Prizes by the British Psychological Society Wessex Branch. Amy Brownlie and Malgorzata Dzielak were students on the Psychology & Counselling undergraduate dissertation module DE300 Investigating Psychology 3 in the presentation that started November 2019. The awards that they won are presented for the best undergraduate dissertations… Continue reading DE300 students win British Psychological Society prizes

School study journeys, Student news

From DE300 dissertation to journal publication

Congratulations to former OU psychology student, Pascale Hodge, who has recently published a journal article based on her dissertation for the School module DE300 Investigating Psychology 3. Here she writes about her research and the path to academic publication.  Tell us about your Open University studies. When did you begin and what modules did you… Continue reading From DE300 dissertation to journal publication

School study journeys

A Psychology and Counselling study journey (4)

We continue our series in which students in the School tell us about their study journeys. This week we hear from Emma, a student on DE300. My name is Emma, and I'm studying my final undergrad module DE300 which is a research project.  I live in Scotland with my son and two budgies, Denzil and Ruby.… Continue reading A Psychology and Counselling study journey (4)

School study journeys, Student news

Psychology and Counselling study journeys – 2

We continue our new series on student journeys. This week we hear from Rain, a student on DE300 and E313. Tell us about you and your life situation Hey! This is Rain. I’m a 21-year-old Filipino, living in the Philippines. I’m an undergraduate student at the Open University, studying Psychology and I am already in… Continue reading Psychology and Counselling study journeys – 2