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Submissions for the British Neuroscience Association’s (BNA’s) Festival of Neuroscience in Edinburgh next year close on Monday 15 December 2014.
Having a strong identification with a social group, such as a choir or a sports club, can help protect you against mental illness.
Three free public events on psychology are being held during our Division of Clinical Psychology’s Annual Conference in Glasgow next week. The conference takes place at t he Raddison Blu Hotel, 301 Argyle Street, Glasgow.
An innovative partnership team working to improve the lives of older people across North Lanarkshire has won a national award.
A new edition of the ‘dictionary’ of mental illnesses was published last year, DSM 5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association, fifth edition).
This workshop is over 2 days separated by 6 months. This is the second day and it will build on the content presented on the first day.
An opportunity for Clinical and Educational Psychologists working with children to update their practice and increase skills in undertaking cognitive assessment of children and young people.
The fostering of compassion in psychotherapy, healthcare and society in general has become a major area of interest in the last few years.
The underrepresentation of women in professions such as surgery and in leadership roles will be under discussion at the Annual Conference of
The British Psychological Society Scottish Branch looks forward to welcoming you to the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow for this event on Saturday 21 March 2015. Submissions Submissions are open for oral presentations.
A Question and Answer session followed by small group discussions to support Counselling Psychologists taking their first steps
The aim of local Hub events is to bring BPS members together and promote communication between psychologists at different stages of their careers.
Reoffending rates in Scotland could be reduced if brain injuries among prisoners are recognised sooner, psychologists are argued at a Justice Committee hearing this week.
"How can Occupational Psychology be more influential in Scotland?" The appliance of behavioural science to:
The Division of Neuropsychology Scotland is hosting a research/CPD event on the Thursday 2 October 2014 with key topics being neurological disorders.  As part of this event we are also holding a poster presentation on research or audit w
Professor Dorothy Miell from the University of Edinburgh began her one-year term as President of the British Psychological Society at the Society’s Annual General Meeting last week.  The AGM took place during the Society’s Annual Conference in Birmingham.
The British Psychological Society is holding a reception at the Scottish Parliament this evening (29 April 2014) to raise awareness of the increased risk of reoffending behaviour following injury to the head and brain.
Liberal Democrat MSP Jim Hume has criticised access to treatment for mental health issues in Scotland for being "riddled with inequalities and getting worse".
More than 130 psychology students from the University of the Highlands and Islands enjoyed a five-day residential course last week as part of their degree programme.
'Standing up & Speaking out: Clinical Psychology and Social Context'                            **REDUCED CONFERENCE RATES**  
The BPS Scottish Branch and Edinburgh Napier University will host an undergraduate conference in Edinburgh on Saturday 22 March. This fully subscribed event will feature research presentations from third and fourth year Scottish university psychology undergraduates and a ‘Psychology Futures’ careers fair.
BPS member Misha Botting is in Sochi working with the Great Britain curling team. He has been talking to us about the importance to competitors of the right kind of family support:
A diet and exercise plan based around football and other sports could help fans to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle, a study has discove
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