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.
Nominations are currently closed but will reopen in September 2019.
To make a nomination please contact the Board Administrator at [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 candidates contribution to psychology.
- Nominators must send a copy 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 candidates current full CV.
Recipients will be invited to deliver the Spearman Medal Lecture at the Society's Annual Conference, at which they will be presented with the Medal and a commemorative certificate.
|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|