'Restraint, power and fineness' - remembering W.H.R. Rivers
Saturday, June 4, 2022
The 4th June 2022 marks the 100th anniversary since the death of one of the original BPS founders, W.H.R. Rivers.
Beginnings in occupational psychology: The National Institute of Industrial Psychology
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
This year we are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the formation of the National Institute of Industrial Psychology (NIIP).
Charlotte Wolff – Pioneering Research
Monday, February 8, 2021
Who was Charlotte Wolff and why is her life and research something to remember during LGBTQ History Month?
May you live until 120
Friday, January 22, 2021
It is a tradition when I was brought up to wish family and friends a long life - how long is long? "May you live to be 120" they would say.
The Right to Play: Covid-19 and Lessons from History
Friday, July 10, 2020
It is difficult to write a blog at this time without reflecting on experiences over the past few corona virus filled months.
Learning from experiences – the pioneering Life of Marie Jahoda
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Sophie O’Reilly, from our History of Psychology department, is back again with a fascinating look at the life of pioneering social psychologist,
Victorian Mathematicians, War-time Psychologists and 70s Disco Dancers: Mary Boole Stott and Careers Advice in the BPS Archive
Monday, February 10, 2020
For this instalment of the History of Psychology Centre blog, we’re exploring the life of an exceptional, but largely forgotten former BPS member,
100 Years of Member Networks
Thursday, October 24, 2019
The 24th of October marks the 118th anniversary of the formation of the British Psychological Society by its 10 founders at University College London
The Personality of British Lawn Tennis Players
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Our Assistant Archivist, Lucy Parker, has been perusing the society’s records and, with Wimbledon now underway, would like to use this opportunity to