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As a way of saying “Happy Holidays” the publisher John Wiley & Sons is offering Society members a 40 per cent discount on almost all its printed books. This offer will be open until 11 January 2013. For full details visit PsychSource, log in and click 'my book discount code' on the top menu to reveal your discount code.
Stephen Gibson, Honorary Secretary of the Society's Social Psychology Section, has a letter in this week's Times Higher Education defending social psychology.
This page contains all of the information and questionnaires you will need in relation to the accreditation of your PWP programmes. 
The Society has today, Monday 10 December, welcomed the publication of the Department of Health's review of the abuse at Winterbourne View and of the Joint Concordat that sets out the key actions that will deliver change.
The revised fifth edition of the American Psychiatric Association Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM5) was approved on 1 December by the APA’s trustees and is due to be published in May 2013
New laws have been introduced to tackle stalking in England and Wales.
To celebrate the launch of Psychsource, the online gateway to BPS journals, books and other key psychology literature, we shall be giving away the latest edition of an attractive psychology textbook for the next nine working days.
Poor mental health in the workplace costs UK employers an estimated £26bn, according to a new briefing published by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST).
An innovative and accessible guide designed for readers new to psychology has won our Book Award for 2012. The Society makes this award annually to a text that has made a major contribution to the advancement of psychology.
A Fellow of the British Psychological Society has helped produce new guidance relating to the social and emotional wellbeing of children.
Annual Review of Psychology The Annual Review of Psychology, in publication since 1950, covers significant developments in the many areas of psychological study, including research m
Tears and psychology in the 20th century are one of the subjects under discussion this afternoon (Tuesday 16 October) at a free public symposium organised by our History of Psychology Centre.
The Psychologist is the monthly pub
The Society produces a wide variety of publications and through arrangements with partner organisations makes available to its members an excellent selection of other useful publication resources.
Leaders in psychology from around the world have attended the 2012 American Psychological Association (APA) Annual Convention.
Society subscriptions are now due. Members who have an active email address registered with us will soon receive an email encouraging them to renew your membership online.
Message from the President
The Society’s Raising awareness of adult autism courses have been shortlisted for the 2012 E-Learning Awards in the category of ‘Excellence in the production of learning content - not for profit sector’.
Registrations are open for the 2013 British Psychological Society Annual Conference. The conference will be held at the Harrogate International Centre and Holiday Inn, Harrogate, 9-11 April 2013.
Everyone involved with the British Psychological Society is saddened by the death of Allan Sakne, former Business Manager of the Society. He had been ill for a number of years.
Two undergraduates have won prizes for psychological projects involving qualitative methods.
A Berkshire psychologist has been named as the recipient of the British Psychological Society's Division of Counselling Psychology Practice Prize for his work relating to Solution Focused Therapy in a group situation.
Universities UK launched The Concordat to Support Research Integrity on 11 July 2012. This followed in-depth consultation with a wide range of stakeholders, including the Society.
An interactive exhibit enabling you to compare your intelligence to primates at Edinburgh and Marwell Zoos and the chance to create your own EvoFit of a criminal are just two of the successful schemes to receive a public engagement grant from the
The Society’s Undergraduate Research Assistantship Scheme provides up to 10 researchers with the opportunity to give an undergraduate ‘hands on’ experience of research during the summer vacation.
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