Professor Pam Maras from the University of Greenwich was elected as President-Elect of the International Union of Psychological Science (IUPsyS). Professor Maras is the first female to hold this position in the organisation’s history, which dates back to the very first International Congress of Psychology that was held in August 1889 in Paris, France. Her election was announced during the 31st International Congress of Psychology in Yokohama, Japan at the IUPsyS Assembly on 27 July 2016. Professor Maras is a former President of the British Psychological Society and is the Director of Research and Enterprise and Professor of Social & Educational Psychology at Greenwich.
The 5th International Workshop on Psychological Intervention After Disasters (PIAD) will take place from 14-17 November 2016 in Manila, Philippines. This year’s workshop is the fifth in the series, after successful workshops in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. The deadline for submission of applications is 15 August 2016. The full Final Announcement and the application forms may be accessed at: http://www.iupsys.net/events/capacity-building-workshops/index.html
It is with great shock and a profound sense of loss that IUPsyS received the sad news that Professor Dr Robert Roe passed away on 22 February 2016.
In a distinguished career, spanning some five decades of significant scientific and applied knowledge and experience, Professor Roe impacted countless people and various organisations globally who were fortunate to intact with him as friend, student, mentor, colleague and fellow psychologist.
The Jacobs Foundation has issued a call for nominations for the 2016 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize. The prize honours outstanding scientific contributions of scholars in any discipline that aims at improving the development and living conditions of children and youth. The Jacobs Foundation will accept nominations until 15 March 2016. Further information and the nomination materials can be found at: http://jacobsfoundation.org/research-prize
The 4th International Workshop on Psychological Intervention After Disasters (PIAD) is taking place between 9-12 November 2015 in Taipei, Taiwan. More details of the programme can be found here: PIAD 2015 Programme Book
IUPsyS President Saths Cooper sends congratulations to the Psychological Association of the Philippines (PAP). The anniversary will be celebrated at the upcoming ARUPS 4th Congress and the PAP 50th Annual Convention. Read More
The Developmental Science of Adolescence: History Through Autobiography, edited by Richard M. Lerner, Anne C. Petersen, Rainer K. Silbereisen & Jeanne Brooks-Gunny, with introduction by IUPsyS President Saths CooperRead More
The goal of CANPA is to provide a structure that will bring a unifying voice and mission to the activities of psychologists from the region, the Caribbean Diaspora and its supporters, to improve the lives of the populations. IUPsyS wishes the new Alliance every success for the future. Read More
We are saddened to announce the death of Professor Charles Donald Spielberger, distinguished clinical psychologist and scientific researcher, and past President of the International Association of Applied Psychology. Dr Spielberger died on 11 June 2013. The Tribute from the Society of Clinical Psychology can be read in full. Read More