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Public engagement grants
The Society runs an annual public engagement grant scheme.
Through these grants we aim to help members promote the relevance of evidence-based psychology to wider audiences either through direct work or by organising interesting and relevant communications activities.Past recipients have received grants to work on projects such websites and workshops.
2012 grant winners
Katie Slocombe University of York and Dr Bridget Waller, University of Portsmouth
‘Development and evaluation of interactive exhibits promoting comparative psychology in a zoo environment’
Dr Charlie Frowd, University of Central Lancashire
‘Evolving the face of the criminal: production of science-centre exhibits’ –
Dr Katie Maras, Royal Holloway, University of London, Susan Mulcahy, University of Liverpool, Dr Laura Crane, London South Bank University, Fran Davies, Autism Anglia, Dr Emily Phibbs, Chelmsford Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service
‘Autism and the criminal justice system’
Maria Naranjo, HarmLESS Psychotherapy, Edinburgh
‘Hurting to heal: exploring self-harm and recovery’
This short film is now available to access online.
Dr Joanne Burrell, BPS Division of Clinical Psychology’s Faculty of HIV and Sexual Health.
‘Standards for Psychological Support for adults living with HIV’
2011 grant winners
Dr Diana Harcourt
University of the West of England
A permanent interactive exhibit within an award winning science centre (At-Bristol), to promote the psychology of appearance and stereotypes.
Dr Carl Senior, Aston University and Lucy Irving, Middlesex University
Communicating psychology to the public with expressive dance.
Professor Jan Burns
Canterbury Christ Church University
Web and physical resources for elite athletes with learning disabilities.
Professor David Lavallee (on behalf of the Division for Sport & Exercise Psychology)
University of Stirling
Website for the greatest (sport) psychological show on earth.
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