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Event information An event to consider the relationship between resilience and sustainability at the individual and organisational level through presentations, discussion and practical skills development.
Event information We are thrilled to be working in partnership with the Sheffield University Management School’s Institute of Work Psychology (IWP) as they celebrate the 40th anniversary of the MSc in Occupational Psychology at Sheffield.
The British Psychological Society is sponsoring three sessions at the Cheltenham Literature Festival as part of our work to bring insights from evidence-based science to a wider public.
Men who fail to reach their early career goals can experience a reduced sense of wellbeing much later in life says research that was presented at the Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society’s Division of Health Psychology last week.
DOP Networking & Professional Development Working Group (South West)
New research suggests that the more prone managers are to that imposter feeling, the more they choose to delegate tasks to those who also feel unworthy.
That increasingly common end-of-day feeling: of physically leaving the office, only for it to tag along home.
Event information We are thrilled to offer the opportunity to attend a free 2 hour interactive workshop.  This workshop is aimed at students, practitioners, academics and anyone interested in mindfulness in the workplace in order to e
Event information We are thrilled to offer the opportunity to attend a free 2 hour interactive workshop.
Event Information Conflict between work and personal life has become the number one workplace health concern, with serious implications for wellbeing of employees and the functioning of organisations.
If you overheard someone at work refer to you as "a real political operator", would you feel complimented, or alarmed?
One of the most important characteristics of successful teams is that team members believe in their collective potential – also known as 'team potency'. But what can be done to foster this shared belief?
Aims & working programme: Through a series of presentations and discussion sessions we wish to:
We are thrilled to offer the opportunity to attend a free 2 hour interactive workshop.  The session is aimed at students, practitioners, academics and anyone interested in getting young people in the UK into good employment.
A day of interactive workshops aimed at psychologists, sustainability professionals and anyone interested in exploring ideas around engagement and behaviour change in relation to sustainability.
Human error is now the leading cause of plane crashes, and one of the principal factors that provokes pilots to make mistakes is stress. 
Issues around psychology and employment came to the fore during June, with a report on ‘coercive strategy’ in UK government workfare programmes, a demonstration against the placement of psychologists in job centres, and statements on the topi
The Society is concerned that psychological tools are being misused in the UK benefits system and could lead to results that lack validity, efficacy or fairness.
People with low self-belief are liable to hold on to negative assumptions about themselves despite concrete evidence of the contrary; that is, they fail to "generalise from success".
A new report suggests that people claiming unemployment benefits are being coerced in to undertaking psychological interventions.
The British Psychological Society’s Presidential team has expres
The government should commission an ‘end-to-end redesign’ of the Work Capability Assessment (WCA) process, says a new briefing paper from the British Psychological Society.
This week (31 May – 6 June) is Work Wise Week 2015 and Dr Roxane Gervais, chair of the British Psychological Society's Division of Occupational Psychology, has written a blog post on the Work Wise Week website.
Patents, citations, and copyright all indicate how much it matters to people that they can claim an idea as their own.
People’s evaluation of the International Olympic Commission’s decision to award London the 2012 Olympic Games depended on two potentially problematic reasons - how big a success people felt the Games had been and on how foreseeable a positive outc
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