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Award for Innovation in Practice

This annual award is aimed at psychologists in recognition of a particularly innovative and creative project design and /or delivery in practice

This award will be open to pilot programmes or projects of any size showing particular innovation and can be made to psychologists at any stage in their career.


The award will confer a commemorative certificate which will be presented to the recipient at an appropriate Society conference.


Nominees should be:

  • Current (or recently retired) practitioners in any area of professional applied psychology.
  • Members of the Society.

Nominations are not limited to UK residents.

Self-nominations are acceptable; however, an additional referee will be required.

Nominees should have:

  • Recently been instrumental in the development of an innovative project.
  • Improved psychological knowledge and understanding.
  • Had a positive impact on individuals, communities or organisations.

For further details, please contact [email protected]

Nominations are now closed, this award will open again in 2020.


    Previous recipients

    Please note: recipients prior to 2017 will have received the 'Practitioner of the Year Award'.

    2016 Anne Cooke
    2015 Jill Winegardner
    2014 Emma Donaldson-Feilder, Rachel Lewis and Hamilton Fairfax
    2013 Peter Martin
    2012 Susan van Scoyoc
    2011 Barbara Douglas
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