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Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Professor Darren Langdridge about his talk at the OPRC Launch Event’

Blogs from the 'In Dialogue' series are attracting a lot of attention. In case you missed this, below is the blog about Darren's talk: 'Stories of Sexual Citizenship: Conviction and Critique' Sue: What’s this talk all about Darren? Darren: Well, we hear a lot about how things have gotten better for people who are lesbian,… Continue reading Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Professor Darren Langdridge about his talk at the OPRC Launch Event’

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Open Psychology Research Centre publishes its first annual review

OPRC Annual Review The Open Psychology Research Centre (OPRC), part of the School of Psychology & Counselling within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, has published the first issue of its annual review. The review, which is available on the OPRC website, provides an overview of the Centre and its activities during the OPRC’s inaugural year 2020-2021. To… Continue reading Open Psychology Research Centre publishes its first annual review

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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

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In conversation with Wendy Ingram, a new PhD student in the School of Psychology & Counselling at The Open University

Photo credit: Wendy Ingram Sue: Wendy, you’ve just started a PhD in the School of Psychology & Counselling at the Open University, and your topic is ‘everyday escapism’. Escapism sounds to me like ‘avoiding reality’. How did you become interested in it? Wendy: These questions have occupied my mind for years. What is everyday escapism?… Continue reading In conversation with Wendy Ingram, a new PhD student in the School of Psychology & Counselling at The Open University

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In conversation with Ruth Collier-Large, a new PhD student in the School of Psychology & Counselling at The Open University

Photo credit: Upsplash Sue: Welcome to the Open Psychology Research Centre. You’ve recently started a PhD in the School of Psychology & Counselling at The Open University and you are researching the topic of non-speaking autism. Can you tell us a bit about your background and how you became interested in these questions? Ruth: I’ve… Continue reading In conversation with Ruth Collier-Large, a new PhD student in the School of Psychology & Counselling at The Open University