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Workshop on Psychological Intervention after Disasters (PIAD) in the Asia-Pacific Region: Full Announcement and Call for Applications

Year-End Message from President Cooper

Publish Date:
18 Dec, 2017


To view the videocast of the year-end message, see:

This is my sixth and last end-of-year message as President of the International Union of Psychological Science.

In the various formal and informal interactions that I have had with our National Member representatives, I’ve been struck by the warmth and openness of communications, and the willingness to share views on how the Union can better serve not only our membership, but also how the Union may impact the larger society, that we are all indelibly a part of. In particular, the quest for Psychology Serving all of Humanity has been a leit motif that national and regional psychology leadership has repeatedly underscored.

Legal Implementation of the ICSU-ISSC Merger Agreement: Notification of electronic General Assemblies for ISSC and ICSU, to be held on 11-16 May 2018

Publish Date:
13 Nov, 2017


During a Joint Meeting, held in Taipei on 25-26 October 2017, members of the ISSC and ICSU agreed to merge the two organisations and to establish, in 2018, the International Science Council, a new unified council that will serve as a global voice for science. For the merger plan to go ahead, two-thirds of both councils’ voting members needed to vote in favour. The final vote count in favour of the merger was an overwhelming 97,6% for ICSU and 90% for the ISSC. Click here for more information.

5th International Workshop PIAD - IUPsyS Videos

Publish Date:
28 Apr, 2017


The 5th International Workshop on Psychological Intervention After Disasters (PIAD) took place from 14-17 November 2016 in Manila, Philippines. The workshop, entitled “Building Individual and Organizational Capacity for Psychological Intervention After Disasters in the Asia and Pacific Region”, was held with local support by the University of the Philippines, Diliman, especially colleagues of the psychology department, under the leadership of the Union’s Past President, Rainer K. Silbereisen, in collaboration with Nordin Hasan of the ICSU Regional Office for Asia and Pacific. The final report for the workshop, together with faculty presentations may be accessed at here: and video recordings are also available to view on the IUPsyS YouTube channel: 

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A Tribute to Prof Charles Spielberger

Publish Date:
14 Jun, 2013


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

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