Division of Academics, Researchers and Teachers in Psychology
Inaugural Conference 2018
I have to confess a personal interest. In a few days time, my son, like many thousands of others, will be going to university. Distressingly, this means beginning what may well be a lifetime of debt. The psychological consequences are potentially serious.
We have inherited a great deal from early medieval scholars, including the way we refer to the work of other scientists in our writing. The hegemony of privileged men crediting the work of other privileged men started in the academies and cloisters – “secundum quod Averroes dicit...” or “as Averroes* said…” – but we can see the echoes today, and not only in standard APA citation systems.
2015 was QMiP 10-year anniversary, which we celebrated with a conference in September at Anglia Ruskin University.
It’s a considerable achievement to stage your 30th annual conference – particularly so when you are a student organisation with all the turnover in membership and committee members that involves.
The Summer Budget 2015 and Comprehensive Spending Review could have provided the Government
The Research Board is responsible for the promotion, advancement and diffusion of a knowledge of psychology pure and applied, and to encourage new developments in psychological science and its applications.
This Research Board fund is for Sections of the British Psychological Society.
The main research councils (ESRC, MRC, EPSRC, BBSRC and AHRC) all run collaborative/industrial (CASE) studentship schemes.
Many charitable organisations provide studentship funding but, as with institutional awards, the details are hugely variable.
While research council funding is probably the best kind - because things like conference attendance are usually built into the award - there are other sources of funding available if you prefer a department which cannot get research council money