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DOP Going Green Working Group: So what have occupational psychologists ever done for us?

14 November 2016 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This event is free and open to everyone. Registration is required. See Pricing tab for more information.
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The DOP Going Green Working Group invites you to this event showcasing MSc dissertations relating to environmental sustainability and some aspect of psychology at work, for example pro-environmental behaviour in the workplace; leadership; well-being etc.

The event is intended to bring together employers and students to demonstrate the research that students could do that would be suitable for a potential Masters level research project, as well as to provide a networking opportunity for students, academics, researchers and other professionals to enable them to further develop options for research by students that would be directly beneficial to an organisation or employer, and from which others can learn.

Students and graduates

If you are a student who has completed a suitable dissertation, or you are currently working on something that is relevant to the area of environmental sustainability and psychology at work, please consider submitting something for this event. We would like students briefly to present their research in person (oral presentation), or to offer a poster.

University staff

If you are involved in the delivery of Masters programmes please consider your recent students and their research that might be suitable to include in this event. University staff may already have successful relationships with local organisations to enable students to produce MSc dissertations relating to psychology and sustainability and we invite you to share how you have developed these. Universities are also invited to submit their criteria for research projects and ways in which you have worked with organisations to generate student projects, to inform discussion on the day.

Please see the programme tab for submission information


BPS London Office, 
30 Tabernacle Street,

Nearest tube stations: Moorgate (Circle and Hammersmith and City) and Old Street (Northern Line City branch).

Event Location: 


Kim Croasdale (NUS)
Myrto Lalacos (Student)
Nadine Hennessy (Student)

Submission information

Please complete the form online:


Submission deadline is midnight on Sunday 31 October 2016.

PLEASE NOTE that entering a submission does not book you a place to attend the event.  Please also register your attendance by clicking the "Register" button above.

If you are a University staff member wishing to share your University's approach to working with organisations, and/or research criteria, please also complete the submissions form via the link above.

Structure for all research submissions

The abstract should be 200 - 250 words (maximum 300 words) in length exclusive of title. It should not include references and should be written in either the past or present tense. Abstracts of accepted papers may appear in The Proceedings of the British Psychological Society which are published online.

Abstracts should be structured according to formats, incorporating the indicated headings and information:

  • Objectives: State the primary objective of the paper and the major hypothesis tested or research question posed.
  • Design: Describe the design of the study and the rationale for the procedures adopted (if appropriate.
  • Methods: Describe how participants were selected and number of participants (if documentary data used, state how these were selected), materials employed (if appropriate), methods of data collection and analysis.
  • Results: Include numerical and/or textual data.  This should be kept to a minimum. For qualitative analyses briefly describe your findings (eg, themes, categories, discourses identified).
  • Conclusions: State the conclusions that can be drawn from the study, including theoretical, methodological, or applied/policy implications as appropriate and any key limitations of the study.

Additional requirements for all research submissions

Submissions must also include explicit confirmation that the convenor and authors/co-authors understand and adhere to the Society’s Code of Ethics and Conduct.

Further infrmation

Authors of all material submitted must confirm adherence to the British Psychological Society’s Code of Ethics and Conduct. For further information please click here

Registration information

Clicking on the register button will take you to the BPS online Shop - please sign in using your usual BPS membership number and password. If you don't yet have an account or not a member, you can create an account via this link: www.bps.org.uk/user/register

Once you have signed in, click on this event to register and you should be able to complete the form and add to basket.


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