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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 (more info to follow shortly).

Submissions are now open!


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

Midday on 25 May 2017 - Posters


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!


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Special Psychology in the Pub talk for International Women's Day, March 8th 2017

How Not to be a Woman: Understanding Cybermisogyny & Anti-Feminism Online. A talk by Dr Jenny Cole, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University. The special talk is being hosted by BPS NW Branch in conjunction with the BPS Social Psychology Section.

Venue: Leaf at Portland Street, Manchester. March 8th 2017, 7-9pm. The event is free to attend.

Awards dealine approaching 

The nominations are open for our Phd, Mid-career and Distinguished Contribution to Social Psychology Awards. Find out more information about  how to apply, and current award holders here.

Deadline for nominations EXTENDED : March 13th 2017, 5pm. 

Funding call: Pump Priming Scheme

We welcome applications to our pump priming scheme. These are small grants for the purpose of pump priming and dissemination. The aim of these grants is to enable Section members to organize events which may lead to a larger research project or similar outcome, or the further dissemination of work already conducted.

The deadline for applications is May 1st 2017. More information and how to apply can be found here.

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We have a couple of updates from the Section:We are inviting nominations for  Honorary Secretary (3 years), Honorary Treasurer (3 years) and Committee Member x3 (3 years).  Deadline noon 20 July.  The 2016 Award for Distinguished Contribution to Social Psychology was... more
Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Social Psychology Section will be held on Thursday 1 September 2016, 17:40 at Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel & Spa, 24-26 Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 0DD.   Nominations are invited for: ... more
We are pleased to announce that in collaboration with BJSP, we are beginning a new series called Power in Social Psychology on our blog.  Every Tuesday for four weeks we will be publishing blog posts from academics in the field debating power, introduced by Nick... more
Thank you for submitting your abstracts.  The committee is now busy reviewing them.We will be back in touch in due course. If you missed the deadline however, there is still plenty of time before our poster deadline; midday 26th May 2016.See here for more information on submitting a... more



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