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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. 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!



Timetable announced

Pre conference workshop: 'Making a difference: Impact for Impact'

30th August, 1-7pm at College Court Conference Centre Hotel, Leicester

Workshop open to all BPS SPS and SPSSI-UK members

13.00 – 13.45 Registration- refreshments on arrival and during registration 

13.45 – 14.00 Intro by Dr Renée Bleau (BPS SPS) and Professor Rupert Brown/ Nihan Albayrak (SPSSI-UK)

14.00 – 15.00 Dr Lisa Morrison-Coulthard (BPS Policy Unit) - How to influence in policy 

15.00 – 16.30 Dr Carlos Galan-Diaz - Impact and You  (with half hour coffee break in middle)

16.30 – 17.30 Prof Clifford Stott - Making a Difference - Impact for Impact 

17.30 – 18.00 Check-in/break

18.00 – 19.00 Networking Wine Reception - joint with early arrivals for the BPS SPS annual conference 



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