A PhD in Psychology

Understanding the Doctoral Training Partnership: A guide to getting funding for a PhD in psychology

Sarah Crafter, the pathway lead for the Doctoral Training Partnership in Psychology, talks about applying for doctoral funding. Students have many different reasons for wanting to do a PhD but figuring out the process for applying for doctoral studies is a bit of a minefield. This is partly because applying for doctoral studies is a… Continue reading Understanding the Doctoral Training Partnership: A guide to getting funding for a PhD in psychology

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Social Psychology

Children Caring on the Move: Website launched for project looking at separated child migrants care of each other

Sarah Crafter is pleased to announce the launch of the new website for the ESRC funded project which aims to examine how separated children care for each other as they navigate contradictory, complex, and changeable immigration and welfare systems in England. It is always very exciting to embark on a new research project. At the beginning there are… Continue reading Children Caring on the Move: Website launched for project looking at separated child migrants care of each other

Cultural Psychology, Social Psychology

Funding for Child Migrant Research

Dr Sarah Crafter from the Open University has been awarded just under £1 million from the ESRC to undertake a research project on the care of separated child migrants. Dr Crafter, who has been at the Open University since 2017 is a cultural-development psychology interested in how the experience of migration might impact on children… Continue reading Funding for Child Migrant Research

Cultural Psychology, CUSP, Social Psychology, Uncategorized

Experiences of child language brokers – a CuSP discussion

On 29 November, the Culture and Social Psychology (CuSP) Research Collaboration had a very lively meeting where we discussed our colleague Dr Sarah Crafter's recent draft paper (co-authored with Humera Iqbal of UCL) "Managing conflict during linguistic and cultural encounters: the role of children who language broker". The paper focuses on children born into immigrant… Continue reading Experiences of child language brokers – a CuSP discussion