Eastern England (East Anglia & Essex)

Submissions for the Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society’s Qualitative Methods in Psychology Section close on 31 March.
This year’s Cambridge Science Festival (9-22 March) will include a science art installation exploring mindfulness, EEG and positive visualisation in trauma recovery.
People in East Anglia are to be given the chance to air their views on how psychology and psychotherapy services in the region should be delivered in the future.
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.
Professor Trevor Robbins CBE from the University of Cambridge is to receive his Brain Prize at a ceremony in Copenhagen today, Thursday 1 May. The prize recognises highly original and influential advances in any area of neuroscience.
This one day workshop explores the history and concept of diagnosis and in particular relation to the DSM-5. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch16:30 Workshop ends
Drawing on schema therapy approaches in working with clients with challenging problems This one day workshop explores how clinicians can draw flexibly on schema therapy techniques in working with clients where standard approaches may not
For full details about this event and to book please visit the event website.
Dr Sathasivian Cooper has been remembering his friend and former cell-mate Nelson Mandela. Both men were rebels in their native South Africa and both spent time in the same cell block at Robben Island Maximum Security Prison.
Professor Tim Dalgleish, leader of the Cognition Emotion and Mental Health Programme at the Medical Research Council’s Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit in Cambridge, is to receive the 2013 Presidents’ Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psyc
A full-day CPD event incorporating the Division of Clinical Psychology's East of England Branch AGM. 
Young fathers are keen to shake off the tag of being 'deadbeat dads', new research has shown.
Conference theme: Sexuality & Identity in Older People
Two psychologists from Cambridgeshire, in partnership with Cambridge University, have developed an app for the iPad and iPhone to help children learn to read.
All those connected with the Society were shocked and saddened to learn of the recent death of Professor Malcolm Adams, Co-Director of the Clinical Psychology Programme at the University of East Anglia.
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
A scheme has been set up in Essex to help former soldiers cope with the psychological effects of war.
Problematic video gaming could be disruptive for work performance, increasing the likelihood that gamers miss work or classes and reducing their effort if they do turn up.
Receiving frequent messages on Facebook could help students who are about to begin university in the next few weeks and feeling in need of support. During the first term at university, Facebook users who receive more messages and comments from fellow users feel less stressed, and have greater self-esteem and feelings of well-being, than those receiving fewer messages and comments.
Around 180 psychologists are taking part in the Annual Conference of the Society’s Social Psychology Section at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, next week.
Empowering Individuals and Groups within a Changing World The BPS Social Psychology Section an
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