Psychobiologists research how psychological factors like cognition, mood and appraisal combine with biological events like stress physiology, changes in brain function, and pharmacological effects, to shape the human experience.
Awards & Funding
2021 Psychobiology Section Undergraduate Project PrizeShow content
The Psychobiology Section Undergraduate Project Prize recognises outstanding research conducted by undergraduate students in the area of Psychobiology. Eligible projects can use any methodology, but the research must be grounded in psychobiological theory. The lack of opportunity for students to conduct face to face testing during the pandemic will be taken into account when selecting a winner.
How to Apply
You will be asked for the following information:
- Name of Supervisor
- Student Email Address
- Title of Project
- *Letter of support from Supervisor
- *Fully assessed dissertation
- *Any other supporting documents
** You will be asked to upload the answers to these questions as a file attachements. We advise that you save your submission on a document before you start the online form.
The deadline for receipt of applications is Monday 12 July, 6pm
The prize winner will receive a bursary to attend the Section’s Virtual ASM 2021, and must be available to present their work via an oral presentation at the meeting, September 6th-7th. The winner will also be expected to write up their work as a short article for the Section Newsletter. In recognition of the fact that previous prize winners have always had the chance to attend a physical conference, the winner will also receive support to attend the next ASM, due to be held in 2022.
Postgraduate conference bursaryShow content
The BPS Psychobiology Section is pleased to announce a maximum of two bursaries to present at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the BPS Psychobiology Section, 9th – 11th September 2020. The bursary will be made competitively and is open to all postgraduate research students to apply with a deadline of June 12th, 2020.
All entries should be submitted electronically using the form below and in English (UK).
Applicants must be members of the BPS.
The bursary award is open to all postgraduate students conducting original research within the field of psychobiology
Guidance for applications: You will need the following information:
- BPS membership number
- Email Contact
The Psychobiology Section Committee will judge applications based on research quality, originality, clarity of expression and likely levels of interest for our annual general meeting delegates. The section reserves the right to not make an annual award in any of the categories. The decision of the Committee is final, and no correspondence with respect to unsuccessful applications will be engaged in.
The conference bursary winner
The student will receive complimentary registration and accommodation to present either a poster or oral presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the BPS Psychobiology Section, 9th – 11th September 2020.
The student will also need to write a report about both their research for the Psychobiology Section Spring newsletter.
- Details on how to apply to follow