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. 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:

A full conference programme is now available in the Conference Programme section. The programme also includes other important information about the conference, including how to find the conference venue.