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

Psychology, Winter postcards from our modules

A winter postcard from module DE300 Investigating Psychology 3

We begin a new series of winter postcards from the School's modules, written by the academics who work mostly closely with students and tutors, the Staff Tutors. They write about what's happening on each module at this point in the year. Today Dr Katy Smith writes from DE300, the dissertation module for the School's main… Continue reading A winter postcard from module DE300 Investigating Psychology 3

A Tutor's View, Psychology

DE300 Investigating Psychology 3: A Tutor’s view

This week we start a new series in which Associate Lecturers introduce Psychology and Counselling modules that they tutor. We begin the series with the dissertation module DE300 Investigating Psychology 3. Hello there, I’m Sarah Howcutt.  I’m a former OU psychology student myself, having done a Postgraduate Conversion to psychology between 2005 and 2010.  So, I've known… Continue reading DE300 Investigating Psychology 3: A Tutor’s view