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The Society’s 2012 Annual Conference, our flagship event, takes place at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London from 18 to 20 April. Up to 600 psychologists will attend to hear about the latest research and thinking in psychology.
Society monograph, 'Educational Neuroscience' is available now from the BPS Shop for individual and
Scientists of the future have this week, been learning about the Society’s new ‘Origins’ project, which explores the evolution and impact of psychology.
The Society’s Professional Practice Board have today published their
A Media Fellowship scheme - run by the British Science Association - provides scientists, social scientists, engineers and clinicians with the chance to spend the summer working
Our members are encouraged to note that grandparenting for practitioner psychologists is ending soon.
The Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health (JCP-MH) has published the first four guides in volume 2 of its commissioning framework.
Shyness in a child, and depression following the death of a loved one, could be classed as mental illness under new guidelines.
Following the final approval of the bill by the House of Commons, Society President Dr Carole Allan said:
The Society's secure online voting system is open to members.
Packed with over 75 events, workshops and e-learning modules, the directory provides a snapshot of what is on offer from the BPS Learning Centre. The Centre’s website is constantly updated with new events, including many of interest to occupational psychologists and coaching psychologists.
We are currently not recruiting.  Please come back later in the year for details of vacancies.  
Professor Dianne Berry, a Fellow of the British Psychological Society and Director of Postgraduate Research Studies and Researcher Development at the University of Reading, received an OBE for services to scientific research in the 2012 New Year H
The Society is sad to announce that Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow Professor Elizabeth Sykes, of Middlesex University passed away on 4 September 2011.
Professor Glynis Breakwell, an Honorary Fellow of the British Psychological Society and the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bath, made a Dame in the New Year Honours for services to higher education.
Society Fellow Professor Trevor Robbins, Head of the Department of Experimental Psychology at the University of Cambridge, Director of the University's Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, and a Fellow of Downing College, was awarded a
For the Society, 2011 has been a year of celebration as we marked our
The Society has today (13 December 2011) released a statement expressing concerns regarding the proposed revisions of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) of the American Psychiatric Association, which is one the main internationally-used classification systems for diagnosis of people with mental health problems in clinical settings and for research trials.
Evidence-Based Mental Health (EBMH) is a journal which includes key published papers and exclusive expert contributions.
Members are encouraged to use their designations as an important benefit of membership.  They send out a powerful professional message about their status, experience and professionalism.
The shortlisted books for the Society's 2011 Book Award have been announced. The Award recognises major contributions to the advancement of psychology.
Over 1000 students are expected to attend the flagship Society events Psychology4Students 2011 this autumn. There are still places available for the one on 1 December at Watford Colosseum. These popular events give A level and first year undergraduate students a glimpse into the world of psychology.
To celebrate the 200th edition of the
Several divisions of the American Psychological Association have signed an open letter highly critical of DSM 5 – the fifth edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Sta
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