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Psychology in a changing world: past, present and future

50th year celebrations

Celebrating 50 years of Psychology at UEL: 1962 to 2012

Friday, 1st June, 2012, Stratford Campus


MORNING - (Chaired by Professor Rachel Mulvey, Associate Dean)

  • 9.30–10am Registration
  • 10.00 -10.15 - Welcome - Prof Patrick McGhee, Vice-Chancellor
  • 10.15 -10.35 Psychology in a changing world - Prof Mark N.O. Davies, Dean of the School of Psychology
  • 10.35 -11.15 Research and impact: Landscapes and legacy - Prof Derek Moore, Director, Institute for Research in Child Development
  • 11.15-11.45 Tea and coffee (in themed poster display area)
  • 11.45-12.25 Partnerships and global reach: Past, present & future - Dr Aneta Tunariu, Field Leader of Guidance, Coaching & Counselling, & Donald Ridley, Principal Lecturer in Occupational Psychology
  • 12.25-1pm - Group photograph
  • 1-2 pm - Lunch - Cold buffet

AFTERNOON - (Chaired by Dr. Pippa Dell, Field Leader of Psychology)

  • 2.00-2.10 - Introducing Prof John Radford - Phil Banyard, BPS Education Board
  • 2.10-3.00 - Fifty years of Psychology at UEL: Looking back to look forward - Prof John Radford, 2012 recipient of the BPS Education Board Lifetime Achievement Award (with 15 minutes for open questions and reflections)
  • 3.00-3.30 Afternoon tea & coffee (in themed poster display area)
  • 3.30-5.00 Question Time, with distinguished panellists (tba) - Chaired by Prof Mark McDermott (questions solicited on ‘Psychology for the future’)
  • 5.00-5.15 Closing remarks and thanks - Prof Mark N.O. Davies, The Dean of the School of Psychology


  • 5.15-8.30 - Twilight barbeque with music, conversation and film projections of scenes from UEL past, present & future.

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