Photo credit: Dr Nihan Albayrak-Aydemir presenting her research on regulatory focus and coping strategies among Syrian refugees at the 18th General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology in Granada/Spain in 2017. Sue: So, Nihan, tell us, what are your academic/psychology interests? Nihan: My first line of research examines social identity dynamics and intergroup… Continue reading In conversation with Dr Nihan Albayrak-Aydemir, a new Research Associate in the School of Psychology & Counselling at the Open University
Jade Peters joins the School as a Psychology Technical Lead. We asked her about herself and her work. What are your academic/psychology interests? Throughout my work, I aim to give voices to those with lived experiences. This includes those with mental illnesses, but also spans to trauma, victim blaming, the experience of being ‘female’ in… Continue reading Introducing a New Psychology Technical Lead in the School of Psychology & Counselling, Jade Peters
Dr Evangelos Ntontis joins the School as a lecturer in psychology. We asked him about himself and his work. What are your academic/psychology interests? My undergraduate studies in Greece coincided with the rise of the neo-Nazi party “Golden Dawn”. During that period, I was attending a module on social psychology and language and was introduced… Continue reading Introducing a new lecturer in the School of Psychology & Counselling, Dr Evangelos Ntontis
International Society for Theoretical Psychology invites you to submit proposals for creative session formats, including community engaged sessions, virtual salons, and more! All submissions are due on October 1st, 2021. This year's conference theme is “Building Community: Theoretical Psychology in the Service of Social Issues.” The goal is to bring together theoretical psychologists with other scholars,… Continue reading ISTP Conference 2021 – Call for Proposals
Thank you to the many people who attended the successful launch! The Open Psychology research centre was officially opened on Tuesday 6th July by the OU Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Tim Blackman, and the FASS Executive Dean, Prof. Ian Fribbance. To mark launch day, we had keynote lectures from Prof. Ann Phoenix, Prof. Helen Spandler and Prof.… Continue reading The Open Psychology Research Centre has now been launched!