Scotland

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
Our Scottish Branch - Meur Albannach in Gaelic - is holding its Annual General Meeting and a scientific meeting at the Surgeons’ Hall, Edinburgh, on Friday 14 February. The day will also see the AGMs of the Scottish branches of two Society Divisions.
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Building on the success of previous conferences, the themes for this year will be:
Welcome to the Scottish Branch of the British Psychological Society. The Branch exists to promote and advance Psychology as a whole, but with particular relevance to Scotland. 
Timetable10:30-12:30 Post-Graduate Workshop 13:15-14:00 AGM: DHP-Scotland Annual General Meeting14:00-17:45 Scientific meeting17:45-19:00 Wine reception Details For more information and full progr
People who speak a second language are less likely to suffer the effects of dementia in early life, the largest study on the topic to date has found. Research by Nizam's Ins
The Special Group of Coaching Psycho
The number of educational psychologists in Scotland is reaching a "tipping point", with too few trainees being recruited to replace existing professionals - up to a quarter of whom may retire within the
At a time when one in seven people in Scotland are prescribed antidepressants, an NHS clinical psychologist has called for a rethink in the way mental health issues are dealt with in the country, ahead of the introduction of the Scottish governmen
The 23rd Division of Forensic Psychology Annual Conference DFP will be held in 2014 at Glasgow Caledonian University.
An increase in the popularity of psychology courses should result in teachers being trained in the subject.
A scheme launched in Scotland is aiming to improve the experiences of dementia patients and their carers in hospital se
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