Nominations are now open for the 2012 APS Interest Group awards in the areas outlined below. Refer to the APS website for further information on each award, including eligibility and nomination processes (www.psychology.org.au/about/awards/#s3). The closing date for nominations for Interest Group awards is 31 October 2012.*
The Award supports Indigenous undergraduate and postgraduate psychology students to attend an APS Conference.
This new Award is to promote psychology student contributions to research and therapy in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Relational Frame Theory.
The Award recognises excellence in research into psychological issues of same-sex attraction by graduates of an accredited psychology program and/or their supervisors.
This new Award is for the best research project or thesis encapsulating the ethical/moral stance mandatory to the narrative therapy paradigm.
This new Prize will be presented to a student or psychologist member of the APS who has devoted time to narrative research.
The Award recognises research in the field of intellectual and other developmental disabilities submitted as part of an accredited fourth year or postgraduate degree in psychology.
The Prize is awarded annually to the best published article on the subject of psychoanalysis.
This new Prize will be awarded to a member of the Interest Group for an original piece of research which furthers the field of psychoanalytic psychology.
The Award is made to a student enrolled in an accredited program in psychology to carry out an empirical project on a peace-related topic.
The Award is for the best empirical research project in the field of ageing, submitted as part of an accredited program in psychology.
The Award aims to assist psychology students to attend conferences to present their research on age-related topics.
These Awards recognise research in relationship education and/or therapy within the discipline of psychology.
The Award is presented to a member of the Interest Group for the best paper or poster at the APS Annual Conference.
This new Prize will be awarded to a recent graduate for research on psychological ehealth strategies to promote wellbeing, or to address disorders or behavioural risks.
The Award recognises the production of an activity, project or paper, or a significant contribution, concerning women and psychology.
* Variations to closing dates for nominations are as follows: