From BPS Conference 2021

A collection of our reports.

This year's BPS Conference was held online on 1-2 July, with the theme 'Positive adaptations: Psychological strengths'. Here's our coverage.

Should class be a protected characteristic?
Ella Rhodes reports from a discussion chaired by the Chair of the Society's Presidential Taskforce on Diversity and Inclusion.

Ella Rhodes reports from the Political Psychology Section Symposium 'Revealing and concealing in and beyond the pandemic'.
The unique needs of female veterans
Ella Rhodes reports from a keynote by Professor Dominic Murphy.
When is knowledge power? When is ignorance bliss?
Ella Rhodes reports from a keynote by Professor Cass Sunstein.
Psychology’s liberating and oppressive history
Ella Rhodes reports from a keynote by Professor Ann Phoenix.
Outspoken advocate for wellbeing
Jon Sutton reports from a keynote by Professor Carol Ryff at BPS Conference 2021.

Rebuilding through connection
Jon Sutton from a BPS Crisis, Disaster and Trauma Section symposium. 

Getting through a potentially traumatic event

Annie Brookman-Byrne reports from BPS Conference 2021.

The digital age, robot kids, and conversion therapy

Reports from three keynote presentations in the Student Stream of BPS Conference 2021, beginning with Alice Sims, Deputy Chair, BPS Student Committee, on Dr Amy Orben’s.

Following, listening, or genuinely engaging?

Jon Sutton on a symposium featuring psychologists who have been a part of the UK pandemic response.

- Catch up with BPS Conference 2021. Get access to talks from some of the greatest thinkers in psychology including 5 keynote presentations, 3 student stream talks and 3 symposia. Register for £50 – watch anytime in July. 

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