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Research Seminar Competition

The Competition provides grants to enable institutions to co-operate to hold a series of at least three scientific seminars.

The proposed seminars should have tangible goals and should focus on developing and extending the understanding of a psychological process in any field of scientific psychology.

Four grants are available each worth up to £3,000. These provide funding for travel and accommodation expenses for those attending the seminars.

How to Apply

As a minimum of two institutions will be involved, submissions should be made by a primary applicant and a co-applicant, at least one of whom should be a Society member. Further details and an application form are available from the Board Administrator.

The call for nominations is now closed. The next closing date for nominations 30 June 2017.

Research Seminars Funded in 2015:

  • New frontiers of family: the psychological implications of emerging family forms. The Open University, University of the West of England, Birkbeck University of London 
  • Vestibular system: a system of mental life: Royal Holloway University of London, University of Kent, University College London, University of Southampton 
  • What can dreaming teach us about sleep-dependent memory consolidation? Bishop Grosseteste University, University of Manchester, University of Bedfordshire, Swansea University
  • Adolescent depression: building a holistic theoretical model to improve clinical intervention: University of Edinburgh, University of Reading, University of Glasgow

Other Society awards