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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. 
As part of the Society’s student roadshow campaign to engage with members, we have been visiting universities that run accredited programmes in order to meet with students and staff. 
Canterbury Christ Church University staff and students involved in the classification of athletes with intellectual disabilities for the London 2012 Paralympics are celebrating their triumph at the Podium Awards on 3 May.
The Research Board is responsible for the promotion, advancement and diffusion of a knowledge of psychology pure and applied, and to encou
For the latest vacancies in psychology and opportunities for graduates to fully qualified psychologists, visit the Society’s Psychologist Appointments website.
The Professional Practice Board reports to and advises the Board of Trustees on policy, applied practice, consultation responses and other matters related to the application of psychological science.
The Membership Standards Board (MSB) met three times and considered many proposals and policies in relation to membership standards.
The Committee has been concerned with ensuring that the Society maintains its key function in providing a Code of Ethics and Conduct for its members and in providing authoritative and helpful advice and guidance on ethical matters. 
The Psychology Education Board has been moving forward during 2011 by:
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