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Lifetime Achievement

This annual award is given to a current or retired academic or researcher in any area of psychology.

It acknowledges not only an outstanding record of personal achievements but also significant contributions to the advancement of psychological knowledge.
 

Eligibility

All academics and researchers, including those in retirement, working any area of psychology are eligible for nomination.

Nominees need not be members of the Society but they must be resident in the UK. It is expected that award winners will not only have an outstanding record of personal achievements but will have also made significant contributions to the advancement of psychological knowledge; contributions to the work of the Society would also be considered appropriate in this instance.
 

Nominations

These should include:

  • A statement, up to 2000 words in length, detailing the nominee's achievements and the grounds for nomination;
  • A full CV, and;
  • The names and addresses of three potential referees (to include at least one current/former colleague of the nominee, who may be an employer such as a Head of Department, Dean etc.)
     

Award

The award will confer:

  • Life Membership of the Society;
  • £1000 to be spent on furthering an area of research of the nominee's choice, and;
  • A commemorative certificate (which will be presented to the recipient at the Society's Annual Conference).
     

Further details can be obtained by contacting the Board Administrator.
 

Previous recipients

2017 Richard Byrne
2016 Celia Kitzinger
2015 Glyn Humphreys
2014 Peter Venables
2013 Andy Young
2012 Alan Baddeley
2011 Colwyn Trevarthen
2010 Alan Cowey
2009 Uta Frith and Annette Karmiloff-Smith
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