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Salford and Lancaster university technicians are honoured

07 March 2018

The winners of the two awards for psychology technicians the Society makes jointly with the Association of Technical Staff in Psychology have been announced.

Sam Royle from the University of Salford has won the BPS/ATSiP Technical Support in Psychological Teaching Award 2018.

His nomination featured glowing testimonials from staff and students alike. These mentioned h is excellent contribution to teaching activities, including giving a two-hour lecture to cover staff illness.

Barrie Usherwood from Lancaster University has won the Technical Support in Psychological Research Award.

He was nominated by the university’s Infancy and Early Development Group for his technical support and advice and many contributions to their research.

Nicola Gale, President of the British Psychological Society, said:

"We are delighted to make these awards along with the Association of Technical Staff in Psychology.

They are an opportunity for us to recognise the important work done by technicians in psychology departments across the country.

I congratulate both of this year’s winners."

These two awards are made annually. The psychological teaching award is overseen by our Education and Public Engagement Board and the psychological research award by our Research Board.

The two winners will receive their awards at the Society’s annual conference in Nottingham in May.

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