The Open Psychology Research Centre has published the second issue of its annual review, providing an overview of the Centre and its activities during the inaugural year 2021-2022.
A new online course, jointly developed by experts at The Open University and the University of Northampton, is now available for social care professionals who work with Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children (UASC) and separated or lone migrant young people.
A new OU Psychology talk, ‘Neurodiversity, ADHD and Identity – an introduction to some qualitative research’ describes the neurodiversity movement as providing powerful new ways of understanding and improving the lives of many people.
A recent talk by OU Professor Peter Hegarty, Co-Director of the Open Psychology Research Centre (OPRC), uses the newly minted King Charles III coins as an introduction to left-to-right asymmetries in the arts, written word, and sciences – and the significance of the ‘spatial agency bias’.
The Open University, in collaboration with Staffordshire and Keele Universities, has been awarded £24k from the Road Safety Trust for research on the policing of distracted driving, and officer understanding of the dangers of handsfree mobile phone use behind the wheel.
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.