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Experimental Psychology Society Bournemouth Meeting

10 – 12 July 2019

EPS Summer Meeting, 10-12 July 2019

Bournemouth University's Department of Psychology is pleased to announce the Summer Meeting of the Experimental Psychology Society, on 10 – 12 July 2019.

The EPS facilitates research in experimental psychology and scientific communication amongst experimental psychologists and those working in cognate fields. The society has many members in Europe and elsewhere overseas. The EPS holds regular scientific meetings, usually three times a year, at which members and guests present their work. This year's Summer Meeting is organised by Dr Peter Hills and Dr Andrew Johnson and is to be hosted at Kimmeridge House, on Bournemouth University's Talbot Campus. 

The meeting will include the 47th Frederic Bartlett Lecture by Professor Dorothy Bishop, with an accompanying symposium organised by David Shanks. The event will also include a locally organised symposium Current Trends in Identity and Emotion Processing in Faces (Convener: Dr Alla Yankouskaya) and the British Science Association/EPS Undergraduate Project Prize talk by one of the joint winners, Gwydion Williams of UCL.

Attendees will be invited to a wine reception and poster session on Wednesday 10 July. The event dinner will be held on Thursday 11 July at the Miramar Hotel in Bournemouth. 

For more information, please contact the Experimental Psychology Society.

Conference Venue

The conference will be held at Bournemouth University’s Kimmeridge House, Talbot Campus, Bournemouth, BH12 5BB. 

Directions to Talbot Campus

EPS Summer Meeting Dinner

The EPS conference dinner will be held on Thursday 11 July at the Miramar Hotel in Bournemouth. Click here to sign up and to choose menu options. Delegates must reserve their place by the 3rd of July.

Cost £32.50

Postgraduates can attend at a reduced price of £16.25 and need to request their supervisor to email the local organisers, Andy Johnson ( or Peter Arabaci Hills ( to confirm their status as postgraduate students.

Menu Selections:


Melon (gluten free and vegan)
Tomato Mint Soup (can be vegan but not gluten free)
Toasted Brioche with Mushrooms Cream & Blue Cheese (vegetarian but not gluten free)
Tian of Prawns Cucumber & Crab (gluten free)


Meat: Chicken Schnitzel with Puree of Sweet Corn & Roasted Cherry Tomato (not gluten free)
Vegan/Vegetarian: Mushroom Stroganoff with Boiled Rice (can be vegan and/or gluten free)
Fish: Baked Fillet of Sea bass with ratatouille of vegetables glazed with cheese (can be gluten free)


Lemon Posset Homemade Shortbread (gluten free without shortbread)
Berry Cheesecake with Seasonal Berries (not gluten free)
Triple Chocolate Mousse Chocolate Shavings (gluten free)
Fruit salad and ice cream (vegan and gluten free)


We have reserved rooms at the following hotels (which include corporate discounts):

Hotel Miramar  (location of conference dinner) £69.50 per night, rooms reserved until 14 June 2019. Quote EPS Conference when booking. Tel: 01202 556581

Ramada Encore  £63 single or £73 double per night. Quote EPS Conference when booking. Tel: 01202 291266

The Green House Hotel  £80 per night, rooms reserved until 10 June 2019. Quote EPS Conference when booking. Tel: 01202 498900 

If you would prefer a budget options, you can visit: 

Premier Inn (Central Bournemouth, East Cliff or West Cliff)

For more information on accommodation in Bournemouth and the surrounding area contact Bournemouth Tourism


Parking at Talbot Campus is very limited. Parking will only be provided on Talbot Campus by registering in advance. As we have limited space available, this will be booked on first come, first served basis.

If you require parking for the conference, please can you register with the dates you require. 

Directions to Talbot Campus