Yesterday (5th Feb), PhD Student and FCRG member – Craig Harper – was elected on to the committee of the BPS’s Division of Forensic Psychology after applying for the position through the Psychology Postgraduate Affairs Group (PsyPAG).

PsyPAG is an organisation that seeks to represent the views of postgraduate students in psychology within the rest of the national field, and offers financial and academic support to these students.

Craig first became interested in PsyPAG after attending and presenting at their annual conference in Lancaster in 2013, when FCRG colleague Dr. Ross Bartels still held the position of Forensic Psychology Representative for PsyPAG. This position is now taken up by Craig (along with his place on the DFP committee). Having presented at two conferences, Craig applied for this position in January 2015, and his election was confirmed on yesterday on 5th February.

Craig welcomes all forensic psychology postgraduates, from Lincoln to anywhere else in the country, to get in touch with any issues that they would like be raised at national level. You can contact him via email (, or find him on Twitter.