DOP Excellence in Occupational Psychology Policy Impact Award
The Excellence in Occupational Psychology Policy Impact Award is a new award which recognises Occupational Psychologists and academic psychologists who conduct Occupational Psychology research who have affected policy change on a broad scale.
This may include those who have directly or indirectly influenced policy through raising awareness and changing perspectives on a particular issue.
Types of nominations
Nominations can be made either by or on behalf of an academic psychologist who conduct Occupational Psychology practice.
Nominee must be a member of Division of Occupational Psychology (DOP)
Nominator can be anyone
We will be assessing the extent to which nominees have demonstrated policy impact through Occupational Psychology against the following areas.
Nominees may have worked alone or as part of a small team, however awards will not be made to whole organisations.
Each will be rated on a scale from 1-7 and a minimum of 16 points must be achieved in order to receive the award. If no submissions of sufficient merit are received, no award will be made.
Guidance for nominations
You will need the following information
(Q2*) Nominee name
(Q3*) Nominee BPS number
Nominator information (if applicable):
(Q4*) Nominator name
(Q5*) Nominator institution
You will also be asked to provide information in relation to the following questions:
(Q6*) Please upload a summary of the area in which the nominee has had an impact (max 1,500 words)
(Q7*) What is the extent of their impact (who has been impacted, how many people / organisations etc)? (max 500 words)
(Q8*) Please describe how they have used Occupational Psychology research and practice to support their work (max 500 words)
(Q9*) Please describe how they have communicated their work across the society (max 500 words)
(Q10*) What ethical priniciples underpin their work? (max 500 words)
(Q11) Please use this space to provide any further information not covered by the above (max 500 words)
How to apply
Nominations are to be made online via the following link:
Awards will be judged by a panel of Occupational Psychologist, academics and representatives from our partners. Full information about our judges can be found online via the following link:
Nominations will close on Tuesday the 30th of October 2018 and the winner will be notified by Friday 16 November 2018.
The presentation ceremony will be held on the evening of the 10 January 2019 at the Division of Occupational Psychology Annual Conference Gala Dinner in Chester.
The winner will