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‘Reclaiming Social Psychology: Interdisciplinary Dialogues’

The Social Psychology Section Annual Conference is a three-day event at which academics, practitioners and students present their views and work.

Contributions include papers, symposia and posters as well as more innovative dissemination methods such as ‘5 minute challenge’ sessions. 

This is an excellent opportunity for delegates to meet and learn from leading professionals both from the UK and overseas.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Professor Clifford Stott - Chair in Social Psychology, Keele University
Professor Rebecca Lawthom - Professor of Community Psychology, Manchester Metropolitan University
Professor Paul Stenner - Chair in Social Psychology, The Open University
Professor Steven Brown - Professor of Social and Organisational Psychology, University of Leicester

The Social Psychology section aims to:

  • encourage social psychological research;
  • facilitate the development of social psychological knowledge;
  • facilitate and promote the application of social psychological
  • knowledge in a variety of settings;
  • support and facilitate the professional development of social psychologists;
  • promote social psychological responses to social problems at national and international level;
  • increase public understanding of social psychology;
  • and safeguard a central place for social psychology in the curricula of psychology degrees.

To find out more about the Section please click here.

Twitter Team

We are happy to announce the members of our Twitter Team. Each member will be tweeting leading up to, and during, the conference using the conference hashtag, #spsconf. During the conference, they will also be tweeting photos, live-tweeting sessions and social events, and sharing their experiences during the conference.

If you are attending the conference and you are also on Twitter, we do encourage you to join in using the conference hashtag. If you are unable to make this year’s conference, you can keep up to date by following both the hashtag and each of the Twitter Team below.

We look forward to what promises to be a fantastic conference. If you have any questions regarding the Twitter Team, please get in touch with us ([email protected])  

Twitter team:

Dr Daniel Jolley, Staffordshire University, @DrDanielJolley

Dr Jane Montague, University of Derby,@montyjane

Dr Carrie Childs, University of Derby, @childs_carrie

Dr Marc Scully, Loughborough University, @marcdonnchadh

Dr Simon Goodman, Coventry University, @DrSimonGoodman

Dr Katie Paddock, University of Manchester, @KatiePaddockPhD


Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel & Spa
24-26 Newport Road
CF24 0DD 
United Kingdom

Wed, 31/08/2016 - 12:00 to Fri, 02/09/2016 - 15:00
Contact Information: 

Mandy Hemsill, Conference Organiser
Claire Woodward, Assistant Conference Organiser
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 00 44 (0) 116 2529555


BPS Organiser and Social Section


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