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The British Psychological Society, together with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, is hosting a fringe meeting at the Labour Party Conference in Manchester tomorrow (Tuesday 23 September).
The Inaugural Pan-African Psychology Union (PAPU) Assembly was held on Monday 15 September in Durban, South Africa.
The British Psychological Society is a member of the We Need to Talk Coalition. This group of mental health charities, professional organisations, Royal Colleges and service providers campaigns for people with mental health problems.
If psychological tests are to be used to judge whether jobseekers have a psychological resistance to work, they must be administered by experienced users of psychometrics and proper feedback must be provided.
The British Psychological Society has welcomed the World Health Organization’s first ever World Suicide Prevention Report.
The development of psychology during the First World War will be discussed at the annual public 'Stories of Psychology' symposium organised by the British Psychological Society’s History of Psychology Centre (HOPC) at the University of London on Wednesday 8 October 2014.
In 2012 The British Psychological Society launched a longitudinal study to determine the career destinations of psychology graduates.
Submissions are open for the British Psychological Society’s 2015 Annual Conference being held in Liverpool from 5 to 7 May.The programme timetable will include high profile keynote speakers, hot topic sessions, a mix of symposia, oral pre
An accreditation programme used to assure and improve the quality of psychological therapies services in the UK has been set up.
BPS Journals have experienced a bumper year with four journals now ranked within the top ten of their Institute of Scientific Information (ISI) categories.
Congratulations to Professor James Hartley, Emeritus Professor of Psychology at Keele University and BPS Fellow, who has been given a lifetime achievement award by the Society’s Education and Public Engagement Board.
Chartered members are invited to apply for a number of editorial roles by the BPS Committee on Test Standards for its quarterly publication Assessment & Development Matters (ADM).
A briefing from the British Psychological Society highlights the future risks to children and young people from educational disengagement. It shows what psychology can offer and makes recommendations for policy makers to improve school attendance.
Psychologists were well represented among the 59 new fellows elected by the British Academy at its annual general meeting last week.
The shortlist for the British Psychological Society’s annual Book Award has just been announced. This year we shall be making awards in three categories: academic monograph, textbook and popular science.
Congratulations to the winner of the British Psychological Society’s ‘Inspire the next generation’ competition, Sally Smith. The competition asked delegates at the BPS 2014 Annual Conference to share their experiences of training and working as a psychologists or how qualifications in psychology have helped them in other sectors. 
A breakfast roundtable event at the House of Commons has called for greater public and professional awareness of the condition prosopagnosia, also known as face blindness.
We are delighted to announce that the British Psychological Society's 2014 Undergraduate Research Assistantship Scheme has resulted in 11 new research projects being funded.
A recent study has demonstrated the power of gentle persuasion when it comes to getting people to do what you want.
Alison Wadeley from Bath Spa University won the poster prize at last week's British Psychological Society Annual Conference at the ICC in Birmingham. She received it for her research on 'Cognitive correlates of sleepiness and fatigue in sleep-disrupted mothers of children aged under five years'.
Twenty-one psychologists were honoured by the British Psychological Society at an awards ceremony held last week as part of its annual conference in Birmingham. The full list of winners:
Professor Dorothy Miell from the University of Edinburgh began her one-year term as President of the British Psychological Society at the Society’s Annual General Meeting last week.  The AGM took place during the Society’s Annual Conference in Birmingham.
A new series of behaviour-based briefing notes for policymakers, inculding one on tax compliance, was launched by the British Psychological Society last week as part of its annual conference in Birmingham.
Anxiety about a competitive situation makes even the most physically active more likely to slip-up suggests a study presented today at the British Psychological Society annual conference in Birmingham.
Anticipation is building ahead of the British Psychological Society's annual conference, which takes place from tomorrow (7 May) until 9 May at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham.
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