Events in the Department of Psychology
Throughout the year the Department of Psychology hosts various seminars, conferences and workshops.
Research Seminar Series
These seminars take place on Wednesdays at 1pm throughout semesters 1 and 2. All staff and students are invited to attend. For further information please contact: Ed Morrison, 023 9284 8338, email@example.com. The link below will take you to our current programme.
A special seminar series on Conversation and Discourse Analysis Data
Round the table discussion of interactional or written data from ongoing research projects. External participants welcome. Meetings are on alternate Fridays, 1.30-3.00 pm, Room 3.02 in King Henry Building. For further information contact: Alessandra Fasulo on (023) 9284 2034 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This event held in March 2013 explored the relationships between creativity and the autistic spectrum, with talks by artists Jon Adams and Ross Knowles and a reading of Bill Furlong's new book and poetry by Sam Cox, Portsmouth Poet Laureate. The event was opened with an art exhibition with chance to meet the artists during a wine reception. This event was sponsored by the Autism Research Network.
Annual Meeting of the Autism Research Network
In July 2012 the IV Annual meeting of the Autism Research Network was organised by Dr Beatriz López and Mark Haydon-Laurelut from the Department of Psychology. This meeting focused on adulthood and the transition to adulthood in autism and Asperger syndrome.
BPS Seminar on Autism
As part of the BPS seminar series ”Experimental Methods and Theoretical confusion: Examining Current controversies in Autism Research”, the Department of Psychology hosted a seminar focused on “Development in Autism” in July 2011. This seminar focused on historical and developmental views on autism. The talks ranged from historical views in autism research, developmental research studies on autism and autobiographical accounts from people with ASD.
BPS Division of Forensic Psychology Annual Conference
In June 2011 the Department hosted the 20th Annual Division of Forensic Psychology Conference. The major theme of the 3 day conference was ‘Fighting Violence’ with keynote addresses by Roy Baumeister, Ron Fisher and Rowell Huesmann.
EPS Research Workshop on 'Expertise as revealed by oculomotor behaviour'
Organised by Dr Jenny Page of Department of Sport and Exercise Science and Dr Anne Hillstrom of Department of Psychology, this one-day meeting in April 2011 brought together researchers using eye-tracking methods to study expertise. The aims of the meeting were to promote communication and collaboration, to increase understanding of how the field is progressing, and to identify the best practices in research and analysis methods that are being developed. The meeting included invited talks, a poster session and discussion sessions.
Details of previous events hosted by the Department of Psychology can be found in the event archive.