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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.
Our Undergraduate Research Assistant Award A University of Hertfordshire academic has been able to employ a promising second-year undergraduate during the summer vacation thanks to an award from the Society.
A psychology student is on the lookout for study participants after receiving a special grant to conduct research regarding the relationship between attention and memory in older people.
Professor Pam Maras, of the University of Greenwich, has been re-elected to the International Union of Psychological Science Executive Committee.
The British Psychological Society welcomes the publication of the Mental Health Strategy Implementation Framework.
Honorary Fellow of the British Psychological Society, Professor Annette Karmiloff-Smith, will be awarded the Fondation Mattei Dogan Prize in Psychological Science this week.
Research first presented at the British Psychology Society's 2011 Annual Conference is still making news.
Five titles have been named on the shortlist for this year’s Society Book Award, made jointly by the Research Board and Psychology Education Board.
Professor Alan Baddeley FRS CBE from the University of York has received this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society’s Research Board.
An intelligent Scotland: Professor Sir Godfrey Thomson and the Scottish Mental Surveys 1932 and 1947 Ian J. Deary
The Society elected one new Honorary Life Member and five new Honorary Fellows at its 2012 Annual General Meeting, held in London on 15 June.
A University of Cumbria graduate has won a prestigious prize from the British Psychological Society. Ernest Wagner, a BSc Applied Psychology student, will be handed the Society's award for achieving the highest grades on his course.
Submissions are open for next year’s Society Annual Conference, which takes place in Harrogate - with its international conference reputation and famous flower shows and healing spa waters - on 9-11 April 2013.
Nominations are open for the Society’s 2012 Award for Equality of Opportunity.
The European Federation of Psychologists' Associations (EFPA) will hold its first health psychology conference from 20 until 21 September 2012 in Brussels, Belgium.
Two Society members have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, while another has been named in the Foreign and Commonwealth Honours list.
The Society’s Board of Trustees has approved a new Code of Conduct for Members undertaking activities on behalf of the Society. Such is generally regarded as an essential component of good governance
The Ethics Commitee acknowledges that members are using social networking sites to communicate with friends, family, professionals and clients. The Ethics Committee has created a
Professor Uta Frith, Emeritus Professor of Cognitive Development at University College London and Research Foundation Professor at the Faculties of Humanities and Health Sciences, University of Aarhus, Denmark, was made an honorary Dame of the British Empire for services to clinical science in the recent Queen’s Birthday Honours.
The Ethics Committee is delighted to invite members to submit nominations for the Society’s Award for Equality of Opportunity.
The British Psychological Society has responded to the final consultation on the DSM-5 diagnostic framework. You can read our full response on this website.
Dr Peter Banister is the new Society President for 2012-13, following our Annual General Meeting which took place on 15 June 2012.
The Society is one of just 30 charities and campaign groups that have submitted evidence to the Leveson Inquiry so far.
The 13th European Congress of Psychology (ECP 2013) takes place in Stockholm on 9 July 2013 under the auspices of the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations.
This time a year ago the button was pressed to launch the Society’s redesigned website. 
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