Teaching and Research

The University of Glasgow is hosting the 2015 PsyPAG Conference from Wednesday 22 to Friday 24 July. PsyPAG – the Psychology Postgraduate Affairs Group – is a national organisation for all psychology postgraduates based at UK Institutions.
The Research Board is responsible for the promotion, advancement and diffusion of a knowledge of psychology pure and applied, and to encourage new developments in psychological science and its applications.
Research on the psychological stress experienced by sport performers and on autism and social cognition has won two early-career researchers an award from the British Psychological Society.
A survey of individual researchers experience of Research Excellence Framework (REF) indicates that clinical psychology and social psychology researchers, along with mixed-method and qualitative researchers, were less likely to have their wo
Psychology undergraduates will be encouraged to look to their futures at the British Psychological Society’s Scottish Branch undergraduate conference at t
The current round of the BPS Research Board's Postdoctoral Conference Bursary Scheme to support the work of psychology postdoctoral researchers and lecturers will close on Wednesday 1 April 2015.
Championing the active role of mental health service users in research and influencing increased access to cognitive behavioural therapies are just two of the topics under discussion in the latest additions to the British Psychological Society's audio interview series.
Adolescent brains, modern families and the science of laughter are all on the agenda for the British Psychological Society’s Student Conference in May – oh, and everything you think you know about psychology is wrong.
The journal Basic and Applied Social Psychology has banned papers which contain p-values in an effort to reduce the amount of lower-quality research it publishes.
The British Psychological Society recently sent an accreditation team to Hong Kong. It was a successful trip, resulting in the accreditation of programmes offered by two UK universities working with local partners.
In the near future, students could be presented with a series of video trailers of different professors at their university. Based on their ratings of these videos, the students will be paired with the professors who provide the best fit.
UK growth and prosperity will falter without a better grasp of human behaviour and public attitudes, especially in the service sector of the economy.
Division of Occupational Psychology - Diversity & Inclusion Working Group Inclusive Leadership: Bridging Research & Practice (In partnership with the School of Business & Management, Queen Mary University of London)
Cognitive neuroscientist Sarah-Jayne Blakemore (University College London) has created a website aimed at inspiring young people to get involved with the sciences.
It's near the end of your university semester, you're tired and now you've got to sit through 90 minutes of monotonous psychology tests to fulfil the requirements for your course.
Sense About Science has launched a new website to further its campaign to see that public policy is based on scientific evidence.
The results of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework show that the quality of submitted research outputs has improved significantly since the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise.
A new review of how women fare in the sciences has provoked a lot of online response. Read all about it on our Research Digest blog.
The British Psychological Society and EBSCO partnership has launched a customised Discovery Service – an additional way for members of the Society to search and access a multitude of online journals and other publications, all accessible through PsychSource.
Psychological science is undergoing a process of soul-searching and self-improvement.
A new paper identifies Albert Bandura as the most eminent psychologist of the modern era.
Date: Friday 28 November 2014 Time: 18:00 - 20:00 Venue: GC1.08, Tower Building, 166-220 Holloway Road, N7 8DB (opposite Holloway Road tube station)
A new perspective on conducting research in psychology. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
This workshop will offer researchers who are more used to working within quantitative paradigms some ways, advantages and challenges of combining quantitative methods with qualitative methods to conduct mixed methods research.  Timeta
In the last few years the social sciences, including psychology, have been taking a good look at themselves.
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