Cognitive Section Conference 2017

The School of Psychology is hosting the 2017 Cognitive Section Conference. It will run from Wednesday 30th August until Friday 1st September. Confirmed keynote speakers include Professor Stephen Lindsay, University of Victoria and Editor of Psychological Science, and Professor Susan Gathercole, Director of the Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge. The third keynote speaker is the winner of the Cognitive Psychology Section Award, Professor Mike Burton. The conference is also being supported by the British Psychological Society North East of England Branch, who will be sponsoring a symposium. The programme will be comprised of keynote talks, symposia, individual papers and posters, and there will also be a social programme. This will include a conference dinner at St James’ Park, the home of Newcastle United.

Newcastle University is situated in the centre of Newcastle Upon Tyne, close to transport links, retail areas, restaurants and bars. Preferential rates are being offered at three hotels within easy walking distance of the university. For information about travelling to Newcastle please use the following link:

Please note the following important dates:

28th April 2017

Symposium submission deadline

12th May 2017

Notification of symposium submission outcomes

26th May 2017

Individual paper and poster submission deadline

23rd June 2017

Notification of Individual paper and poster submission outcomes

21st July 2017

Early bird conference registration deadline

For further information about submitting an abstract, the conference programme, registration or accommodation, please use the navigation menu.

For further information about the Cognitive Section Award please see the following Document.

For further information about the Undergraduate Project Prize please see the following Document.

Cognitive Section Award PDF 84Kb

Details of the Cognitive Section Award

Undergraduate Project Prize PDF 255Kb

Details of the undergraduate project prize