CUSP, Open Psychology Research Centre, Psychology in the world

Cultural and social psychology in the real world: a conversation

What role do cultural and social psychology play in tackling real-world issues, such as post-conflict reconciliation, community resilience in face of crises and broader global challenges such as those posed by the Covid-19 pandemic? In this video, Dr Sandra Obradovic (OU) is joined by Professor Sandra Jovchelovitch (London School of Economics) and Dr Maria Cecilia… Continue reading Cultural and social psychology in the real world: a conversation

CUSP, Open Psychology Research Centre, Political Psychology

Opening Psychology Launch highlights 4 – Political Psychology presentations

The launch programme for the School's new research centre will feature online political psychology research presentations from Dr Sandra Obradovic and Dr Kesi Mahendran. Hold these dates! Attend the whole launch programme or select the events that interest you. Registration is free and now open on this link.  Open Psychology Research Centre website: https://www.open.ac.uk/centres/psychology/  Thursday 1st July 09.40  Dr Sandra Obradovic      … Continue reading Opening Psychology Launch highlights 4 – Political Psychology presentations

Political Psychology, Psychology, Research in the School

Lessons from lockdown: The contributions of behavioural science

New research by Dr Sandra Obradovic and colleagues examines the contributions of behavioural science to lockdown policy and the UK's Covid-19 response. What went wrong in the coupling of behavioural science and policy-making during the UK’s first lockdown? How does an emergent science foster credibility and trust as a policy-making tool for times of crisis?… Continue reading Lessons from lockdown: The contributions of behavioural science

Political Psychology, Psychology, Research in the School

What do we think about people who vote differently to us?

In a new publication, Dr Sandra Obradovic from the School discusses focus group research conducted after the Brexit referendum. Dr Sandra Obradovic contributes to LSE’s newly published digital magazine Research for the World. In her piece Differences in opinion, growing hostilities or politics as usual? she discusses the role that communication can play in engaging with differences… Continue reading What do we think about people who vote differently to us?

Meet people in the School, Social Psychology

Introducing new academics in the School: Dr Sandra Obradovic, Lecturer in Psychology

Today we introduce a new Lecturer in Psychology in the School, Dr Sandra Obradovic. Tell us about your interests and the area of psychology that you work in.  There are a lot of things about psychology that I find fascinating, but most of my work tends to focus on exploring either the intersection between history… Continue reading Introducing new academics in the School: Dr Sandra Obradovic, Lecturer in Psychology