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BPS Awards for Lifetime Achievement and Best PhD

Posted on 26 April 2012

has been awarded the BPS 2012 Psychology Education Board Lifetime Achievement Award.The award recognises Annie's distinguished lifetime achievement within psychology education and reflects Annie's leadership and sustained creative influence on teaching within our discipline over decades.

Dr Annelies Vredeveldt, a former Research Student in the Department, has won the BPSSocial Psychology sections's 2012 PhD Award for her thesis entitled "Thebenefits of eye-closure on eyewitness memory". She is invited to give the prestigious PhD award lecture at the BPS conference in St. Andrews in August. Annelies also won the Americal Psychology-Law Society Prize earlier this year for her thesis work. She is now a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.