OU Research from the Centre for Policing and Research has impacted the Royal Foundation’s decision to fund grants to mental health charities supporting emergency responders.
Course written in an unprecedented matter of days by FASS Psychology academics Dr Naomi Moller and Dr Andreas Vossler has seen a surge in visitors to The Open University’s OpenLearn Create platform.
Psychologists Dr Gini Harrison and Dr Donna Moore have developed website OpenPaws, Open Perinatal Anxiety and Worry Support for new mums, to better understand and support women’s experiences of perinatal anxiety.
Research by Senior Lecturer in Psychology Dr Gemma Briggs has helped produce a toolkit of resources for police forces to use in a campaign for safer driving.
OU academics/Citizenship and Governance Stratigic Research Area (SRA) members Dr Agnes Czajka and Dr Eleni Andreouli have published a blog on the future of UK citizenship.
The school of Psychology and Counselling is pleased to announce that Dr Andreas Vossler has joined the Health, Wellness and Society Research Network Advisory Board.
Psychologist Dr Gemma Briggs has been shortlisted for the OU Research Excellence Award for her timely work on driver safety.
The OU/BBC co-produced documentary "The Fires That Foretold Grenfell" won the prestigious Broadcast Award at the 15th Annual Learning On Screen Awards which took place on Thursday 25th April. Judges described the documentary as “arresting, artfully made and well-researched, with a strong emotional impact”. The documentary was supported by FASS Academic Prof Steve Tombs.
On Wednesday May 1st a new OU/BBC documentary series Forensics: The Real CSI begins on BBC Two at 9pm - except for viewers in Scotland. This series was produced with the support of FASS academic Dr Jim Turner, together with academics from STEM. The new series links into the following qualifications within FASS: Q07 BSc (Hons) Psychology, Q82 BSc (Hon) Forensic Psychology, and F73 MSc Forensic Psychological Studies.
Prof. Paul Stenner is the new President of the International Society for Theoretical Psychology, a leading forum for theoretical psychology with a focus on contemporary psychological debates.
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