Teaching and Research

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Four years ago a survey of thousands of US psychologists found their use of "questionable research practices" was commonplace.

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Nominations for two Society Awards for younger researchers – the Spearman Medal and the Award for Outstanding Doctoral Contributions to Psychology – close on Sunday 1 November.

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The Qualitative Methods in Psychology (QMiP) Section of the British Psychological Society is celebrating its 10th birthday at its annual con

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The Center for Open Science has published its latest large-scale project: an attempt by 270 psychologists to replicate findings from 100 psychology studies published in 2008 in three prestigious journals that cover cognitive and social psychology.

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Every day, psychology teachers in schools, colleges and universities teach their students about research. From Milgram to the latest brain-scanning study, research is the foundation upon which psychology is built.

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It’s a considerable achievement to stage your 30th annual conference – particularly so when you are a student organisation with all the turnover in membership and committee members that involves.

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Psychology remains the fourth most popular A-level subject in England as exam candidates increased by 2000 (4 per cent) this year from 54,818 to 57,014 students.   

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If you consider yourself a science buff, see if any of these terms seem familiar: 'meta-toxin', 'bio-sexual', 'retroplex'. Ringing any bells?

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Submissions are open for the British Psychological Society’s 2016 Annual Conference, which takes place at the East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham, from 26-28 April.

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A new intervention for children with bipolar disorder that integrates individual Cognitive Behavioural Treatment with family psycho-education and mindfulness skills is the subject of a commentary by Dr David Miklowitz of Oxford University in the August issue of Evidence-Based Mental Health (EBMH).

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The British Psychological Society has joined over 60 organisations from across Europe calling for the European Parliament to ease restrictions on sharing health information, currently in force around its data protection laws.

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The Summer Budget 2015 and Comprehensive Spending Review could have provided the Government

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Are you a postdoctoral researcher who wishes to attend a conference in the UK or abroad? If so, the British Psychological Society may be able to help.

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Our monthly magazine talks to Dr Helen Cassaday from the University of Nottingham, the British Psychological Society's Research Board portfolio holder for animal welfare.

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A group of science lectures held in pubs across UK cities in May included three nights of psychology and neurobiology talks in Birmingham.

The Pint of Science Festival takes place in nine countries and 50 cities across the same three nights, and on the second evening the Birmingham audience heard talks on animals and children.

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When psychologists scan the brains of a group of people, they usually do so in the hope that the findings will generalise more widely.

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The British Psychological Society’s award-winning Research Digest blog will be celebrating a decade of existence with a ‘heavenly evening’ at Senate House, University of London on Wednesday 9 December 2015.

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You know that motivating your students, ensuring their best in exams and helping them relate their learning to real life can be a challenge.

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The winners of the poster prize competition held at our Annual Conference earlier this month have been announced.

They are:

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Professor Daryl O’Connor from the Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, is the new chair of the British Psychological Society’s Research Board.

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A survey into the effects of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) on Early Career Researchers has shown that many feel that it creates pressure and anxiety which largely impacts on those at the ‘bottom rung’ of the career ladder.

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The inaugural Innovation in Psychology Programmes Award has been made by the Education and Public Engagement Board to the University of Stirling BA/BSc with Honours in Psychology.

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The effectiveness of long-term injectable antipsychotics, preschool-onset depression and self-harm in adolescents are among the subjects under discussion in the May 2015 issue of Evidence-Based Mental Health (EBMH).

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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.

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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.

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