Winter postcards from our modules

A winter postcard from DD803 Evaluating Psychology: Research and Practice

We continue our series of winter postcards from the School's modules, written by the academics who work mostly closely with students and tutors, the Staff Tutors. They write about what's happening on each module at this point in the year. Today Sue Nieland writes from DD803, a second-level postgraduate module. What's happening at the moment… Continue reading A winter postcard from DD803 Evaluating Psychology: Research and Practice

Counselling, Psychology

A Happy New Year from the Head of the School of Psychology and Counselling

Happy New Year to all our students in Psychology and Counselling! Most of you begin 2020 at a midway point in your modules so I’m aware that you may be using the university holidays for academic work. I hope that you do get some kind of a break.  For those of you just about to… Continue reading A Happy New Year from the Head of the School of Psychology and Counselling

Psychology in the world

Veterinary science and health psychology

Dr Jenny Lynden is a Staff Tutor in the School of Psychology and Counselling. She describes a seminar for veterinary students that drew on psychology and neuroscience to understand wellbeing in a veterinary context. On Saturday 23rd November Open University Staff Tutor and Health Psychologist, Dr Jenny Lynden, co-facilitated a day-long online seminar for over 50… Continue reading Veterinary science and health psychology

A Tutor's View

DD210 Living Psychology: A Tutor’s View

Continuing our series in which Associate Lecturers introduce modules that they tutor on, Aoife Thornton tells you about DD210 Living Psychology. Hello.  My name is Aoife Thornton.  I’ve been tutoring on psychology modules with the OU for eleven years.   I’ve worked on DD210 since its first presentation in 2015 - and I’m still a fan! I’m an ex-OU psychology… Continue reading DD210 Living Psychology: A Tutor’s View