The Open Psychology Research Centre (OPRC) supports a range of events like book-launches, research meetings, talks from external speakers, and conferences.
The Open University (OU) is a partner in the G-VERSITY consortium. This event capitalizes on the presence of six of the G-VERSITY fellows in the region to provide the OU research community this opportunity to engage with their emerging research. Their work will be of particular interest to social scientists with interests in gender in psychology in a European context, and who are PhD students or early career researchers themselves.
In collaboration with the OU social psychologist Professor Paul Stenner, historian of psychology Graham Richards has just published the 4th Edition of Putting psychology in its place: Critical historical perspectives (Routledge 2022).
The Open Psychology Research Centre event brings together OU Psychologists and Arts scholars to share their research and discuss new ways for Art and Psychology to collaborate.
The REF 2021 results are out now and publicly available, with league tables appearing in THE and other outlets. The School of Psychology & Counselling entered the A4 unit (Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience) in this REF 2021 exercise.
On 20th May, Gemma Briggs, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, discussed research findings on hands-free mobile phone use by drivers. This is the second seminar in a series of Open Psychology Research Centre talks for students.
Is there a crisis of listening? New research from FASS academic explores theoretical and practical implications of troubled listening spots in polarised public debate.
This 20-hour online CPD course provides research-informed knowledge and support for practitioners to improve the effectiveness and safety of the counselling and psychotherapy they are offering remotely (video/phone) for both new and existing clients.
The Open Psychology Research Centre is hosting an event in June at which an international panel of speakers who are advisors to our Centre will engage the theme of opening psychology.
Scholars explore the persuasive power of political narratives in this film, telling how the Centre for Narrative Research built a truly international network and became the Association of Narrative Research and Practice (ANRP).