12.30pm - 1pm Registration with Coffee / Tea available
1pm - 1.30pm British Psychological Society Scottish Branch AGM
1.45pm - 2.45pm Chair: Morag Taylor
Professor Stephen Joseph
School of Sociology and Social Policy, Nottingham University
Post Traumatic Growth
Professor Joseph’s research has focused on developing our understanding of human reactions to traumatic events. He will specifically talk about post-traumatic stress and post-traumatic growth following adversity and how this can be a catalyst for change.
2.45pm - 3pm Refreshments
3pm - 4pm Chair: Adam Mahoney
Professor Mary McMurran
Professor of Personality Disorder Research, University of Nottingham
Enhancing treatment engagement and completion
Professor McMurran has a wealth of experience working in the fields of forensic psychology and personality disorder research and practice. She has a particular interest in behavioural change for repeat violent offenders and the topic of her talk will be on enhancing engagement in treatment.
4 pm Coffee
4.15pm Division of Occupational Psychology Scotland AGM
Division of Counselling Psychology Scotland AGM
5.15 pm Networking Opportunity with refreshments (Ten Hill Place)
Host: Katie Banham
All members of the British Psychological Society are welcome to attend the AGM, Scientific Meeting and stay for the networking event. There is no charge for attendance at this event. Ten Hill Place is adjacent to the conference and meeting venue. To register your attendance please go to https://response.questback.com/britishpsychologicalsociety/scotscientificmeeting2014/
Please note that delegates will also be able to access free of charge the History of Surgery Museums after the Scottish Branch AGM.
Please bring your BPS card for free entry to the museum in the morning and for a reduction when purchasing lunch or an evening meal at 10 Hill Place
For any further enquiries please contact Joan Fraser: firstname.lastname@example.org
How to Get to Surgeons’ Hall
Surgeons' Hall is situated at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, approximately 10 minutes’ walk from Princes Street or Edinburgh Castle. Below you will find a map and directions to the venue along with some links to external travel websites that you may find useful. All these external links open in a new browser window.
For further travel information please see http://www.surgeonshall.com/location.aspx
Scottish Branch- Undergraduate Conference
Date: Saturday 22 March 2014
Time: 9.30 - 16.00
Venue: Edinburgh Napier University, Sighthill Campus, Edinburgh
Call for registrations and submissions
This free one-day event is a great opportunity for Psychology undergraduates - put the date in your diary now!
Final-year students: you are invited to present the findings of your Honours dissertation, and all third and final-year university students are invited to attend the event.
Presentations will be for 10 minutes followed by 5 minutes for questioning and the atmosphere is always very positive and supportive. (Five minutes is allowed between presentations to allow students to move between rooms.) Those who do not wish to speak at the conference, but who wish to attend, also need to register online, using the link below. There are only 300 places for the event and students will be registered on a first come, first served basis, so please do apply as soon as you can!
Dr. Richard Mallows, BPS President
Dr. Kathy Charles, Edinburgh Napier University.
To register or submit papers, please visit https://response.questback.com/britishpsychologicalsociety/scottishug2014/
If applying to give a presentation, you must submit the abstract by Sunday 16 February 2014.
This event is organised by Scottish Branch in collaboration with Edinburgh Napier University.
This event is free to attend and is being financially supported by the Society’s Scottish Branch, who has invested in the event for the benefit of their members.
If you have any queries please email MemberNetworkServices@bps.org.uk