Teaching and Research

Patients should be involved every step of the way when it comes to the development of the best treatments.
The British Psychological Society has awarded a research assistantship grant to a University of Liverpool undergraduate. Marianne Erskine-Shaw, who is studying psychology at the university, has been taking a closer look at the positive and negative effects that alcohol advertising have regarding choice and behaviour.
Phil Banyard, who is Reader in Psychology at Nottingham Trent University, has won the Psychology Education Board’s Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology Education for this year.
This month sees the tenth anniversary of the launch of the British Psychological Society's Research Digest.
An increase in the popularity of psychology courses should result in teachers being trained in the subject.
The British Psychological Society is one of many organisations supporting a campaign to have the results of all clinical trials reported.
Studying overseas can have a positive impact on a young individual's personal development, new research has shown.
Students about to take an academic exam should be screened for 'smart drugs' beforehand, it has been suggested.
A new course has been launched by Anglia Ruskin University that aims to meet the mental health and social needs of military veterans.
There's an unfounded gender stereotype that says women aren't as good at maths as men. Reminding them of this prior to a maths task usually undermines their performance - just one example of a harmful phenomenon known as stereotype threat.
Money spent on research into social and psychological interventions will be wasted unless researchers provide a full account of the methods used in academic journals.
A student is likely to perform just as well using digital materials as he or she is using a print book, new research has found.
Our Mathematics, Statistics & Computing Section is running a ‘hackathon’ at the Society office in London on Friday 21 June.
Psychology will attempt to improve reliability through a new protocol, which has been published as part of the Registered Replication Reports project.
Students of psychology should not rely too much on technology and forget about humanity as a consequence. This is according to Annette Karmiloff-Smith, a Professorial Research Fellow at the Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkb
Eloquent and engaging scientific communicators in the mould of physicist Brian Cox make learning seem fun and easy.
Congratulations to the seven successful candidates who have been awarded bursaries as part of the Society's Postdoctoral Bursary Scheme.
The Division of Academics, Researchers and Teachers in Psychology (DARTP) promotes the professional interests of academic psychologists. DARTP aims to develop psychology as a profession and as a body of knowledge and skills.
The three-day ATP Annual conference boasts over 50 workshops to enhance your CPD on a wide range of topics from teaching and learning to current research. They offer full and half conference packages as well as one-day CPD events.
As a way of saying “Happy Holidays” the publisher John Wiley & Sons is offering Society members a 40 per cent discount on almost all its printed books. This offer will be open until 11 January 2013. For full details visit PsychSource, log in and click 'my book discount code' on the top menu to reveal your discount code.
There has been a significant rise in the number of university students suffering from serious mental illness, new research has shown.
Dr Rob Jenkins, a Chartered Psychologist from the University of Glasgow's School of Psychology, has been selected for membership of the Global Young Academy (GYA).
Stephen Gibson, Honorary Secretary of the Society's Social Psychology Section, has a letter in this week's Times Higher Education defending social psychology.
The setting up of new universities in England should result in students having more higher education opportunities.
To celebrate the launch of Psychsource, the online gateway to BPS journals, books and other key psychology literature, we shall be giving away the latest edition of an attractive psychology textbook for the next nine working days.
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