Teaching and Research

If you were to pick up the flagship journal from a discipline that is foreign to you and flip to an article at random, how much do you think you would understand?
The challenges faced by teachers trying to cope with the consequences of cyberbullying in the classroom will be discussed today in a free public session as part of the British Psychological Society’s Northern Ireland branch annual conference.
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.
Bursaries are still available for The British Psychological Society Annual Conference 2014. Our flagship event is 7-9 May at the International Convention Centre (ICC) Birmingham and eligible postgraduate students presenting their research can apply for upto £129 towards the conference fees.
A team at the Nuffield Council on Bioethics is seeking the views of scientists from a range of sectors as part of a new project aimed at finding out how the UK's research environment is affecting their work.
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.
This week Christian Jarrett is leaving his position as editor of our award-winning Research Digest.
The winners of this year's annual Brain Prize have been announced at a ceremony in Denmark. Giacomo Rizzolatti, Stanislas Dehaene and Trevor W.
Psychologists have suggested more may need to be done to protect academics from pressures that could lead to mental health problems.
The role cognitive and behavioural psychologists play in the race to crack the world’s most complex system, the human mind, will be explored in a fully booked Science Museum event today, Wednesday 12 March, at the Dana Centre in London.
Psychologists are invited to a free session on ‘Introduction to the news media’ run by the Science Media Centre in London from 12:30 to 17:00 on Friday 21 February 2014.
The impact of current psychological research and recent discoveries about how our minds influence our behaviour are two of the topics being discussed at a Science Museum event tonight \(Wednesday 15 January) at the Dana Centre in London. 
Seven psychologists are included in a list of 100 leading practising UK scientists drawn up by the Science Council and published earlier this week.
More money will be spent on dementia research in the next decade so that progress can hopefully be made in beating the degenerative and incurable brain disease, the government has promised.
The inaugural Psychology4Graduates event takes place today at Regent’s College Conference Centre in London. This sell-out event will highlight the career opportunities available to psychology graduates, with a focus on the routes to becoming a Chartered Psychologist, in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
Some journals have introduced dedicated replication article formats and pressure is building on others to follow suit.
This workshop is designed to be a stimulating enjoyable and highly practical introduction for participants to design their own ‘publishable’ action research projects in psychology. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10
The Society’s 2014 Learning and CPD Directory is now available. The Directory includes CPD events from all the Society’s Divisions and Branches, as well as our always-popular workshops on supervision skills, working as an expert witness and private practice. 
New BPS guidelines aim to help with the questions, sometimes non-obvious, and challenges in adhering to existing ethics principles in relation to internet-mediated research (IMR).
Any early steps you can take in finidng and applying for a good student-supervisor match will be a great help in ensuring a smooth passage to the award of a doctorate.
Psychology Postgraduate Affairs Group The Psychology Postgraduate Affairs Group (PsyPAG) is a national organisation that supports all aspects of postgraduate work in the UK.
If you are passionate about psychology and want to familiarise yourself with various viewpoints about what a PhD in Psychology actually involves before weighing up the benefits and costs of doing one, read on.
The main research councils (ESRC, MRC, EPSRC, BBSRC and AHRC) all run collaborative/industrial (CASE) studentship schemes.
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