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Social Psychology Section Annual Conference 2017

Leicester, 31st Aug- 1st Sept


The Social Psychology Section Annual Conference 2017 is a two-day conference with the option of attending a pre-conference workshop 'Making a Difference: Impact for Impact' on the afternoon prior which is being run jointly by the Social Section and SPSSI-UK.

Confirmed Keynotes:

Professor Michelle Ryan, University of Exeter

Professor Jonathan Potter, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA

Submissions are now closed. See Programme updates

STUDENTS apply for a bursary


Midday on 18 April 2017 - Symposia, Oral Presentations, 5 Minute Challenge, Workshops

Midday on 25 May 2017 - Posters

Midday on 23 june - Student Bursaries


College Court Conference Centre & Hotel
Knighton Road
LE2 3UF (Sat Nav - LE2 3TQ)

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 09:00 to Fri, 01/09/2017 - 17:00
Contact Information: 

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


We look forward to seeing you in Leicester at the 2017 Conference!


About the section

About the section

Committee Members

The Social Psychology Section has an elected committee and chair who manage and run section activities, such as the Social Psychology Annual Conference.

We also run Twitter Chats using #spschat.  Follow @SocialPsychUK for details on our next chat and to suggest a topic.

If you would like to get in touch with the Section, please e-mail [email protected].  Alternatively, please get in touch with the relevant committee member who may be able to answer your request.  

Want to get to know us? You can find more information about each committee member under their name below.



Chair and Council/Research Board representative

Dr Renee Bleau

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Honorary Secretary

Dr Daniel Jolley 

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Honorary Treasurer

Dr Sharon Cohen

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Publications sub-committee

Social Psychological Review (SPR) Editor

Dr Catherine Lido

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Social Psychological Review (SPR) Book Review Editor

Dr Shelley McKeown Jones

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Events sub-committee

Conference Officer

Dr Cordet Smart

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Events Officer

Dr Keon West

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Communications sub-committee

Press Officer

Dr Kimberley Hill

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Website Officer

Lynsey Mahmood

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Postgraduate Officer

Becky Scott

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Ordinary Members

Prof Stephen Reicher

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Dr Simon Goodman

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If you also want to find out more about the Section itself, you can read our constitution and mission statement.  We are also happy to answer any questions you have; please do e-mail us.