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Award for Promoting Equality of Opportunity 2016

The Ethics Committee is delighted to invite members to submit nominations for the Society’s Award for Equality of Opportunity.  
This award recognises a person whose work as a psychologist (teacher, researcher or practitioner) has made a significant contribution to challenging social inequalities in the UK in relation to gender, race, ethnic origin, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, disability or age. 
The recipient is invited to deliver an Award lecture at our Annual Conference and to accept a commemorative certificate. 
The candidate must show evidence of some or all of the following:
  • personal commitment to equality issues;
  • impact of the candidates contributions to psychological teaching, research or practice (inclusive of published works and influence on professional practice); 
  • impact of the candidates work on other professionals/service providers;
  • impact of the candidates work directly for people from marginalised and oppressed social groups.
Guidance for assessors and a nomination form can be obtained from the Policy Advice Administrator
No award will be made in the absence of candidates of sufficient merit.
The deadline for nominations is 19 September 2016.