This award exists to recognise outstanding published work in psychology.
- The work must have been carried out by the candidate no more than 8 years following the completion of a PhD (although research undertaken during the PhD can be taken into account) and should represent a significant body of research output.
- The Selection Committee will look for evidence of the theoretical contributions made; the originality of the research (including innovation in the experimental methods or techniques used); and the impact of the research findings.
- Candidates need not be members of the society, but they must be resident in the UK.
To make a nomination please contact [email protected] for further details, including the full criteria, and a link to the new electronic nomination form.
- The nominator must send a detailed up to 1,500-word, nomination statement outlining the candidate's contribution to psychology.
- Nominators must send copies of what they judge to be the candidate's two most outstanding and significant publications to date.
- Nominators must also send a copy of the candidate's current full CV.
Recipients will be presented with the Spearman Medal and a commemorative certificate at a society awards ceremony in 2022.
Nominations for this award are now closed and will reopen again in September 2020.
|2020||Dr Richard Cook|
|2019||Dr Stephen Fleming|
|2018||Dr Aidan Horner|
|2017||Dr Claire Haworth and Dr Rachael E Jack|
|2014||Roi Cohen Kadosh|
|2006||Sarah-Jayne Blakemore and Richard Crisp|
|2001||Gregory R. Maio|
|1993||Peter W. Halligan|
|1989||Susan E. Gathercole|
|1988||Stephen B. Dunnett|
|1986||Glyn W. Humphreys|
|1982||Andrew W. Ellis|
|1981||Trevor W. Robbins|
|1980||Gregory V. Jones|
|1976||Edmund T. Rolls|
|1975||David J. Wood|
|1974||Philip N. Johnson-Laird|
|1970||Kevin J. Connolly|
|1969||Peter B. Warr|