Peter Beaman has been the ATSiP President since July 2012, but at the 2016 Conference he announced his desire to hand over to someone else. At our AGM he suggested that the role might be re-classified as 'BPS LIaison Officer' and ATSiP is currently awaiting confirmation of who might fill this role.
Peter has been instrumental in promoting and enhancing the professionalism of psychology technical staff in the UK.
In 2014 Peter was shortlisted and nominated for Loughborough Academic Awards night and in 2015 he was presented with a certificate from the Student Union (Education) for his support of students learning/experience with the LBORO LEGEND award.
He has been the main University rep for HEATED where he is an active member for raising the professional profile of all technical staff within Academia. A new technical group has been initiated at his University which responses to the needs of technical staff for networking and proficiency
He has presented papers at conferences on aspects of the student learning experience with regards to resources and courses (which led to him winning the first HEA Technician Award (2007)) spss/stats, CPD issues, and also involved with coaching, mentoring and pastoral work.”
This year at the annual ATSIP conference he presented a paper on Student’s feedback on awareness of BPS/Accreditation and Technical skills, and experience of technical support which is now in press to be published by the BPS.
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