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Professor Matthew Lambon Ralph from the Neuroscience and Aphasia Research Unit, School of Psychological Sciences, at the University of Manchester is to receive the British Psychological Society’s 2015 Presidents’ Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychological Knowledge.
Following the publication of the American Psychological Association’s Independent Review Relating to APA Ethics Guidelines, National Security Interrogations a
A leading expert in the field of cognitive neuroscience has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by the British Psychologica
The Summer Budget 2015 and Comprehensive Spending Review could have provided the Government
The British Psychological Society’s award-winning Research Digest blog will be celebrating a decade of existence with a ‘heavenly evening’ at Senate House, University of London on Wednesday 9 December 2015.
The Society is currently seeking applicants for the post of Editor for two of our leading journals. Our partnership with Wiley offers Editors the opportunity to build upon the success of our journals in collaboration with a global publisher.
Professor Vicki Bruce from Newcastle University has been made a Dame for services to higher education and psychology in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
We have set up an informal forum where members can discuss the various options for restructuring the Society and its member networks. This restructuring is part of the work to implement the Society’s strategic plan 2015-2020.
A Declaration of Intention to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding between the British Psychological Society and the Russian Psychological Society was signed in St Petersburg on Thursday 28 May 2015.
Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes is now a member of the NHS England Na
Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, the President of the British Psychological Society, is flying to St Petersburg to sign a Declaration of Intention to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding between the BPS and the Russian Psychological Society. 
We have created a Facebook album of photographs from our Annual Conference, held at the Arena and Convention Centre Liverpool earlier this month. You will find shots of our keynote speakers, the poster sessons, the Conference Dinner and more.
Alternatives to psychiatric diagnosis, sport psychology and the Paralympics, and psychology in the First World War are among the subjects under discussion at the Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society’s Northern Ireland Branch.
Today the British Psychological Society launches a consultation on options for the future structure of our organisation. This is part of the work to implement the Society’s strategic plan 2015-2020.
At the beginning of Mental Health Awareness Week 2015 the British Psychological Society's Presidential team has called on the government to recognise the impact of war, poverty, social divisions, inequity and the abuse of fundamental human rights on psychological health, and to do all that it can to combat these evils. 
Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes from Anglia Ruskin University is the new President of the British Psychological Society.
Online registration for next week’s British Psychological Society Annual Conference has closed, but you can still register if you come to the Arena and Convention Centre (ACC) in Liverpool. To save time, please download the form from the conference website and complete it before you come to the ACC.
The Times Cheltenham Science Festival will include a host of psychologists and neuroscientists talking about a variety of topics, from risky professions to the existence of free will.
As tens of thousands of children and teenagers flooded into Birmingham’s NEC for the Big Bang science fair, the BPS and representatives from several universities were on hand to inspire an interest in psychology.
Supported by the British Psychological Society, the first in a new season of Ri Lates is being held at the Royal Institution in London tonight (Friday 17 April).
Psychology education The Board approved a position statement on pre-tertiary psychology education. The Society responded to the consultations from OFQUAL on New A- Level Regulatory Requirements and Completing GCSE, AS and A Level Reform.
The Research Board is responsible for the promotion, advancement and diffusion of a knowledge of psychology pure and applied, and to encourage new developments in psychological science and its applications.
The Professional Practice Board is one of the Society’s four governance boards and is responsible for co-ordinating the Society’s activities in relation to the professional practice of psychology.
Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, President-Elect of the British Psychological Society, said: “The airline crash this week and the information emerging from the investigation is a tragedy for all involved.
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