This blog is written by the BPS Policy Unit in London and Leicester.It covers issues relating to the Society’s policy priorities and the ways in which we are engaged in bringing psychological evidence and insight into the heart of policy making.
Same storm, separate boats?
Thursday, June 25, 2020
The following article is a joint effort by Kathryn Scott (Director of Policy at the BPS) and Saskia Perriard-Abdoh (BPS Policy Adviser), who leads on
The First 100 Days
Monday, March 23, 2020
Our Policy Team is back with a new blog discussing the government’s first 100 days in office and how the BPS can continue to influence public policy
The shape of things to come
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
The shape of UK politics has changed. We’ll undoubtedly continue to be inundated with general election post-mortems from all sides of the political
Research Excellence Framework 2021
Friday, June 28, 2019
Dr Lisa Morrison Coulthard, Head of Research and Impact at The British Psychological Society, is back with an update on the development and
Improving Mental Health Provision in Schools: six policy take-aways
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
The British Psychological Society and the APPG on Psychology recently held a panel discussion at the House of Commons on the importance of improving
Research Excellence: how is REF 2021 shaping up?
Friday, February 15, 2019
Following the publication of the latest set of Research Excellence Framework (REF) guidance at the end of last month, we now have a clearer idea of
Planning for Research Excellence
Monday, November 26, 2018
Psychological research has real potential to make a difference – whether that is to society and the economy, to policy making, or to the quality of
Refocusing our strategy – research and impact
Monday, November 5, 2018
Dr Lisa Morrison Coulthard blogs on her new role as the Society's Head of Research and Impact.
Research excellence - a framework for success?
Monday, October 29, 2018
A week or so on from drafting and submitting the Society’s response to the Research Excellence Framework 2021 consultations, and the outcome of the