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Wiley Prize in Psychology

The Wiley Prize in Psychology, worth £5,000, is awarded annually for lifetime achievement by an outstanding international scholar (in odd years), and promising early-career work by a UK-based psychologist (in even years). The award is made in partnership with Wiley. The Prize was first awarded in 2009.


In 2016 eligible nominations must be for promising early-career work by a UK-based psychologist. The nominee must have received their doctorate within the last five years, therefore since 2010.

Nominating body: Section S6

Nominations for the 2016 prize are closed

Previous Winners

2015  Professor Peter Fonagy FBA, University College London

2014  Dr Richard Cook, City University London

2013  Professor Anne Treisman FBA FRS, Princeton University 

2012  Dr Yulia Kovas, Goldsmiths, University of London

2011  Professor Dr Michael Tomasello, Wolfgang Köhler Primate Research Center, Leipzig

2010  Dr Essi Viding, Reader in Developmental Psychopathology, University College, London

2009  Dr Martin Seligman, Albert A Fox Leadership Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and Director of the University’s Positive Psychology Center


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