Call for submissions - Open!

 

The call for abstract submissions for our 2015 conference is now open - we welcome submissions from any area of Health Psychology. The call is open for oral and poster presentations and also workshops and symposia. 

Please select the submission form relating to your presentation abstract type: 

 

Once complete please send to mail@mhpn.co.uk with your surname and institution name in the subject heading of the email. 


The deadline for submissions is November 14th 2014. 

 

One more thing: Before you submit please read this brief note outlining some key submission points and answers to frequently asked questions at previous conferences.  

 

Registration will open soon - see you at the 2015 conference!   

 


   

 Call for Workshop ideas

 

In preparation for the 2015 MHPN conference we would welcome suggestions for workshops. We have previously decided the content of the workshops but as we want to ensure that the conference programme meets your needs we want to hear your thoughts and ideas!

We will then review suggestions and put out a call for proposals later this year.

Please use this link to make suggestions:https://www.quicksurveys.com/s/Cj3e7

Thank you very much. 
 

 


 

  

Meet our Key Note Speakers:

 

Prof. Sarah Grogan 

 

 

 

Sarah Grogan graduated from Cardiff University with an undergraduate degree in Psychology and a PhD. Between her degree and PhD she worked at University of Illinois as a research assistant. Since then she has held lecturing posts at the University of Birmingham, Manchester Metropolitan University, Santa Fe Community College in Gainesville Florida (on a Fulbright exchange), and Staffordshire University. Sarah was promoted to Professor of Health Psychology at Staffordshire University in 2006, and in 2013 took up the post of Professor of Psychology Health and Well-being at Manchester Metropolitan University.

 

Sarah is a Health and Care Professions Council-registered Health Psychologist, and whilst at Staffordshire University she ran the Centre for Health Psychology. In 2002 she led the development of the first BPS-accredited Professional Doctorate in Health Psychology providing Stage 2 professional training in health psychology. She is Associate Editor of the British Journal of Health Psychology, and on the editorial boards of Body Image and Journal of Health Psychology.

 

Sarah is interested in body image and its impact on health-related behaviours including smoking, tanning, exercise and steroid use. Her sole-authored book Body Image: Understanding Body Dissatisfaction in Men Women and Children is now in its second edition. She is currently involved in various projects linking body image to smoking cessation, sun tanning, and exercise, and has recently led work investigating impact of an age-appearance morphing programme on smoking cessation.

 

She is also interested in smoking prevention and is a grant holder on a Medical Research Council grant on smoking prevention. In 2013 she was elected to the Academy of Social Sciences for distinguished contribution to social sciences research.

 

List of Sarah's publications.

 


Dr. Neil Coulson

 

 


Dr Neil Coulson is a graduate of the University of St. Andrews where he became interested in health psychology after the appointment of Professor Marie Johnston and with whom he worked with for his final year dissertation. From this he moved to the Medical School at the University of Edinburgh where he trained in health promotion and health education before undertaking his PhD at the University of Exeter under the supervision of Professor J. Richard Eiser.

 

He has held various lecturing posts prior to his current appointment as an Associate Professor of Health Psychology at the University of Nottingham.

 

Over the past 10 years he has held various posts within the BPS Division of Health Psychology including Chair of the DHP Training Committee, Chief Assessor for the stage 2 qualification in health psychology and most recently the Chair of the Division of Health Psychology. Dr Coulson is aninternationally recognised expert in the field of online peersupport and has been working in this area for over 10 years.

 

 List of Neil's publications.

 

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Your conference team

 

 

Your conference organising team for 2014-2015 are Bethan, Puja and Sophie. We will be keeping you updated throughout the year with exciting updates so make sure to check our Twitter and Facebook.

 

Members receive exclusive updates and discounts on the conference. Become a member for £10 or less.

 

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