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In Memorium: Professor Annette Karmiloff-Smith

Publish Date:
31 Dec, 2016


Sadly, Annette Karmiloff-Smith passed away on 19 December 2016.  She made a seminal contribution to the field of child development and trained under Barbel Inhelder and Jean Piaget (who served on the IUPsyS Executive Committee from 1951 to 1969 and as President from 1954 to 1957).  She was awarded the Union's Mattei Dogan Prize in Psychological Science at the International Congress of Psychology in Cape Town in 2012. After receiving this award she wrote "Thank you for giving me the opportunity of attending this excellent conference and visiting this fascinating country. And the award is the most beautiful I have ever received". A short profile on Karmiloff-Smith, the Commendations by the IUPsyS 2012 Awards Jury and the Award statement is available on this website at: http://www.iupsys.net/about/awards/winner-fondation-mattei-dogan-prize-in-pyschological-science.html

Annette Karmiloff-Smith

Call for Editor - Psychology Resources Around The World

Publish Date:
02 Dec, 2016


In pursuing its mission of representing the global voice of psychology, the International Union of Psychological Science (IUPsyS) owns and runs the web portal “Psychology Resources Around The World” (PRATW). It was recently re-launched in a new technical and functional format. The portal is available to everybody and can be reached at http://psychology-resources.org or through www.iupsys.net.

Professor Pam Maras elected as President-Elect of IUPsyS

Publish Date:
27 Jul, 2016


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.

5th International Workshop on Psychological Intervention After Disasters (PIAD)

Publish Date:
30 May, 2016


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


In Memoriam Prof. Dr. Robert Roe

Publish Date:
27 Feb, 2016


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.

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