Teaching and Research

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.
Many charitable organisations provide studentship funding but, as with institutional awards, the details are hugely variable.
While research council funding is probably the best kind - because things like conference attendance are usually built into the award - there are other sources of funding available if you prefer a department which cannot get research council money
The UK research councils are autonomous government-funded agencies whose remit is to support research and research training in science, the arts and humanities.
What is a doctoral degree? A doctoral degree is the highest academic qualification that universities can award following an agreed programme of study.
Welcome to our guide to postgraduate research degrees. In these pages you will find information on:
The UK needs to significantly increase the number of places available at universities, the Universities Minister has claimed.
Hundreds of thousands of students throughout the UK are currently going through a major transition as they try adapting to university life.
Four short films that explain statistical concepts through dance that were partly funded by a 2011 BPS Public Engagement Grant have been viewed over ninety thousand times on the BPS YouTube channel. 
The concepts of cognitive psychology can be fruitfully applied to real-world problems, but government must recognise that research takes time and is likely to spread across many different institutions.
Four short films that aim to communicate a number of statistical concepts through dance are now available on the British Psychological Society's You Tube channel.
Patients should be involved every step of the way when it comes to the development of the best treatments.
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