Open Psychology Research Centre, Psychology, Research in the School

Intergenerational play at a distance: Using technology to support grandparent-grandchild relationships

Photo Credit: Pexels Images By Professor Rose Capdevila and Dr Lisa Lazard (Psychology & Counselling-FASS) and Anna Taylor (Independent Researcher), Amanda Gummer (FUNdamentally Children) Research suggests that the relationship between grandparents and grandchildren can have important positive psychological benefits for both. For children, the support grandparents can give has been linked to positive emotional outcomes… Continue reading Intergenerational play at a distance: Using technology to support grandparent-grandchild relationships

CUSP, Events, Psychology

Dr Lisa Lazard to participate in a panel discussion at the BPS event

'Understanding Gender Based Violence and Harassment: A Multi-Disciplinary Perspective' Wednesday, May 25, 2022- 11:30 to 13:00 (online). The British Psychological Society (BPS) London & Home Counties Branch and the Psychology of Women and Equalities section are hosting a virtual event that will explore gender based violence and harassment from a multi disciplinary perspective. During the… Continue reading Dr Lisa Lazard to participate in a panel discussion at the BPS event

Cultural Psychology, CUSP, Open Psychology Research Centre, Psychology in the world, Research in the School

Supporting children’s mental health through familial online relationships

In a recent presentation by Professor Rose Capdevila and Dr Lisa Lazard of the Psychology & Counselling Department of The Open University, summarised the progress on the eNurture/ESRC funded project Supporting children’s mental health through familial online relationship. You can read more on the Open Psychology Research Centre (OPRC) news page https://www.open.ac.uk/centres/psychology/news

Academic journal, Open Psychology Research Centre, Student news

The Sarah Everard murder: the problem with the government’s plan to make women ‘feel’ safer

The Conversation publishes the article by Dr Lisa Lazard and the Intersectional Violence Research Group Our recent article on the “Sarah Everard murder: the problem with the government’s plan to make women ‘feel’ safer” in The Conversation arose out of our work on the Psychology of Women & Equalities Section (POWES) of The British Psychological… Continue reading The Sarah Everard murder: the problem with the government’s plan to make women ‘feel’ safer

CUSP, Psychology, Research in the School, Social Psychology

Sexual Harassment, Psychology and Feminism – A New book

In a new book, Dr Lisa Lazard from the School explores #MeToo and how women’s assumed empowerment in contemporary culture has shaped understandings of sexual harassment and social responses to it. This book explores how the phenomenon of sexual harassment has been made sense of and understood, both in psychology and in popular culture, over… Continue reading Sexual Harassment, Psychology and Feminism – A New book