Meet people in the School, Psychology

Introducing Kerry Hughes, a new Staff Tutor in the School

This week we meet Kerry Hughes who tells us about her background in psychology and mental health care in the NHS. There is a joke that I have been familiar with for a long time, as a true Liverpudlian (being half Irish).  It tells of a visitor in Dublin asking a local for directions. The reply?… Continue reading Introducing Kerry Hughes, a new Staff Tutor in the School

Meet people in the School, Psychology

Introducing new academics in the School: Dr Cathy Schofield, Staff Tutor

We introduce a new Staff Tutor in the School, Cathy Schofield. Cathy says 'I started my new role as a Staff Tutor, and I think I can genuinely say that the Open University has given me the warmest welcome ever – this morning I have spent over an hour going through all of the welcome… Continue reading Introducing new academics in the School: Dr Cathy Schofield, Staff Tutor

Meet people in the School, Psychology

Introducing new academics in the School: Dr Jo Horne, Staff Tutor

This week we introduce one of the new academics in the School, Dr Jo Horne, Staff Tutor. Tell us about your interests and the area of psychology that you work in.   I’ve spent most of the last 25 years working in educational research and psychometrics – primarily developing computerised educational assessments to identify literacy difficulties… Continue reading Introducing new academics in the School: Dr Jo Horne, Staff Tutor