Edition 3

Mala German and Kimberly Ehntholt on projects within schools and the community

Working with refugee children and families
There is much that psychologists from all disciplines can offer when working with refugee/asylum-seeking children and families (see Ehntholt &...

Rachel Tribe and Nimisha Patel introduce the special issue

Refugees and asylum seekers
Robert was forced to flee from East Africa, where he worked as a teacher, after he was accused of belonging to a proscribed political group. He was taken into...

Jane Matthiesen and Andreas Reichter with some advice on how to access research samples

Negotiating access
Foot in the door… or door in the face
Most psychological research needs participants. Gaining and maintaining access to such participants can be challenging,...

Nigel Hunt interviews Ian Robbins about famine, war, and Cagney and Lacey

From the front line
IT has been a long and winding road for Ian Robbins, taking the scenic route from psychiatric nurse to consultant clinical psychologist via famine relief work in Uganda,...

In defence of the code of ethics and conduct; climate change; and more

Maintaining a balance

THE letter in last month’s edition from Cole Davies (‘The BPS – value for money in the public service’) and the comments from the President highlight the dilemma of a...

House of Lords debate on statutory regulation; gambling report; conspiracy theories; a selection from the Division of Occupational Psychology annual conference; and more

Statutory regulation debated in House of Lords

The debate over the future of our profession reached the House of Lords in February, with Lord Alderdice asking the government what progress...

Ray Miller signs off

‘Who knows where the time goes?’
Sandy Denny wrote the song in 1967, the ‘Summer of Love’. The sentiment remains as true today. The future advances on us inexorably and the only constant is...

Become a British Association media fellow

My life as a media fellow
Courtenay Frazier Norbury encourages participation in the British Association scheme.
THE British Association for the Advancement of Science Media Fellowship...

New disability guidelines; report from the Policy Support Unit; and lifetime achievement award

New disability guidelines THE British Psychological Society has published a new report Clinical Psychology Training and Disability: Information, Guidance and Good Practice Guidelines. Published...

History of psychology; obesity; and more

International rescue

Internationalizing the History of Psychology
Adrian C.Brock (Ed.)
New York: New York University Press; 2006;
Hb £34.95 (ISBN 0 8147 9944 2)
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