Forensic Psychology, Psychology, Psychology in the world, Research in the School

Using the eyes of eyewitnesses

Graham Pike and Camilla Elphick talk about recently published research on eyewitness identification and pupillometry.  Working out how many people are convicted of a crime they did not commit is difficult for a variety of reasons, but estimates suggest that the number of miscarriages of justice may be something like 7% (in Australia) or 11%… Continue reading Using the eyes of eyewitnesses

Psychology, Research in the School

Recognition for research by Professor Graham Pike and Dr Zoe Walkington

Graham Pike, Professor of Forensic Cognition, and Zoe Walkington, Senior Lecturer in Psychology,  in the School, have recently learned that their research has been shortlisted in the university’s Research Excellence awards. In today’s post, Professor Pike describes the research and explains its importance. Together with colleagues from the Faculty of Business and Law, Zoe and I… Continue reading Recognition for research by Professor Graham Pike and Dr Zoe Walkington

Forensic Psychology, Psychology

The CSI effect: Graham Pike in the Metro

A sponsored article featuring the School of Psychology on the topic of TV versus real-world crime scene investigations has been published in the London-based 'Metro' newspaper. The article, entitled 'The CSI Effect' outlines Forensic Psychology opportunities available through the Open University. Prof Graham Pike, CPRL Director of Research, remarks that materials drawn on for grisly… Continue reading The CSI effect: Graham Pike in the Metro