The APS Interest Group on the Psychology of Relationships is calling for nominations for the Psychology of Relationships Research Award.

The Psychology of Relationships Research Award promotes the development of research regarding relationships, relationship education and/or relationship therapy within the discipline of psychology.

Administration

  1. The Psychology of Relationships Interest Group is responsible for administering the Award and for funding of the Award.
  2. The National Committee for the Interest Group on the Psychology of Relationships will appoint a selection committee of at least three (3) members of the Interest Group to be responsible for recommending an appropriate recipient of the Award to the Board.
  3. The Award will be presented at the Society’s Annual Conference and will be announced in InPsych.

Eligibility

Nominees must be psychologists who have been involved in research and/or practice in the areas of relationships for at least five (5) years.

Nomination process

  1. A call for nominations for the Psychology of Relationships Research Award will be published in the February or earlier InPsych.
  2. Nominations may be accepted from the nominee or a colleague of the nominee.
  3. Nominations are to be made by submitting a copy of a substantive piece of work published within the five (5) years ending immediately prior to the date the call for nominations is published in InPsych.

Selection criteria

In judging the nominations for the Psychology of Relationships Research Award, the selection committee will assess the scientific merit of the research and the contribution of the research to theory and/or practice in the field of the psychology of relationships.

Value of the award

Successful candidates for the Psychology of Relationships Research Award will receive an award of $300 and a certificate.

Closing date

Nominations close on 31 October 2013.

Contact:
Dr Ross Wilkinson
Psychology of Relationships Interest Group Treasurer
School of Psychology, Building 39, Australian National University
ACT 0200
Email: Ross.Wilkinson@anu.edu.au

Previous winners

2012
Dr Lynn Priddis
2011
not awarded
2010
Dr Terence Bowles
2009  Dr Melanie Zimmer-Gembeck; Dr Ross Wilkinson
2008  not awarded
2007  Assoc Prof Julie Fitness
2006 not awarded
2005 not awarded
2004 Prof Kim Halford
2003 not awarded
2002 Dr Nicholas Haslam
2001 Prof Patricia Noller
2000 not awarded
1999 Prof Marita McCabe