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‘You can improve the policy by attending to people’s dignity’

David Robson meets psychologists considering the importance of how poverty is framed.

Fair’s fair?

What should psychologists understand about austerity, and ways to broaden the role of psychologists in order to combat its effects? Insights from ‘Make My City Fair’ in Birmingham.

The stranger

A chapter from Darren McGarvey’s book Poverty Safari

Forging brighter futures with young care leavers

Duncan Gillard, Louise Hayes, Aoife McNally and Kate Willis on giving people skills to ‘reboot’ their lives.

‘Out of poverty, I felt like an alien’

Karina Webb reflects on the complexity of flourishing.

Taking context seriously

Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington with a socio-ecological perspective on decision-making in contexts of poverty.

‘For us it’s about getting out of the laboratory, into the field’

Our editor Jon Sutton meets Professor Clifford Stott MBE.

‘The pandemic has highlighted the huge social divide that exists in the UK’

Vivian Hill talks attainment gaps, education and resilience.

Four approaches for flourishing

Experiences from the Psychologists for Social Change network.

‘I’m one of them’

Our editor Jon Sutton meets Professor Greta Defeyter, Director of Healthy Living, a research lab at Northumbria University.

How can we flourish?

For our latest Voices In Psychology competition, looking to identify and nurture new writing talent, we asked the question…

From poverty to poetry

For our annual poetry competition we asked for entries related to the BPS policy theme, ‘From poverty to flourishing’. We present the winning poem followed by three runners up… plus a poem commissioned by the BPS from member and spoken word artist Sanah Ahsan.

The landscape of poverty

Rhiannon Cobner, Jen Daffin and Sarah Brown with a psychosocial ecological approach to flourishing.

Don’t care too much for money?

Emma Young digests research on money.

Time to modernise our attitude towards driving?

No poverty of the soul

Poverty and aspiration

The power of a big TED talk

Rebuilding happiness for our times

Honest and intimate depictions

Unexplained infertility

Reflecting on happiness

Sharing knowledge about the climate emergency

Supporting poverty-stricken populations

The value of Psychology A-level

Our colliding worlds

Tony Black 1931-2021

‘From poverty to flourishing’ theme draws to a close, and next proposals due

NHS visions

The hope and tragedy of poverty

Human rights

How can Psychology flourish?

How poverty shapes confidence

A shameful period

Crime as a joined up problem

Push beyond

Virtual strain?

Our 'from poverty to flourishing' issue

'The metrics are clearly weaponised against psychology'

Building back better together

A decade of ‘power posing’: Where do we stand?

Tom Loncar on credibility and challenges.

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Living with cancer

A collection of pieces from our May issue.

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Cycles

Our journalist Ella Rhodes considers the cyclical nature of life, both the more literal and the metaphorical.

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Lost

Psychologist Hugo Spiers introduces chats with five authors of popular books on the topic of finding and losing your way…

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What are the barriers to our profession, and how can we remove them?

The winners and runners up in our latest 'Voices In Psychology' programme.

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A vegan future?

Dr Annie Brookman-Byrne introduces the January issue.

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