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The Society

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The audience at last year's Psychology4Graduates

 

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Along with so many members of the BPS who choose to put themselves forward for office, committ

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Have you thought of upgrading your Society membership?

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It’s a considerable achievement to stage your 30th annual conference – particularly so when you are a student organisation with all the turnover in membership and committee members that involves.

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Photo credit: Marcos Bevilacqua/BPS

 

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The EFPA Congress is a major biennial event for European psychologists so I was delighted, with colleagues, to represent the Society, and to be able to network with representatives of the other psychological associations and societies from across

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Aims of the project

The overall aim is to create a collection of oral history interviews to extend the

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The audio archive is named after John C. Kenna, the Society’s first Honorary Archivist, in recognition of his pioneering work in gathering and collecting early audio recordings.

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Summer Term 2016

The British Psychological Society History of Psychology Centre in conjunction with UCL's Centre for the History o

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The Summer Budget 2015 and Comprehensive Spending Review could have provided the Government

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Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes is now a member of the NHS England Na

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Internal Consultations

The Society publishes guidance, reports and position papers on areas of psychological education, research, professional practice and ethics.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Background

As part of the work to implement the Society’s strategic plan 2015-2020 we are reviewing the structure of our organisation.

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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.

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The centenary of the First World War provides the Society with an opportunity t

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A series of short audio interviews featuring eminent Society members discussing their own areas of interest, awards won and related research.

Each interview was conducted by science journalist Wendy Barnaby.

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The Society’s accreditation process is open to all UK education providers and covers both provision that is delivered in the UK, and courses that are primarily or entirely outside of the UK.

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The British Psychological Society has grants of £1500-£3000 available to support any of our Member Networks to convene a symposium at an international conference.

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