Membership News

News about membership or activities of the SPR

New SPR President!

At the SPR Council meeting on 18 June, Professor John Poynton, our long-serving Hon. Secretary, was elected President of the Society. The role of Hon. Secretary has been taken by Professor Donald West. read more >>

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Death of Ivor Grattan-Guinness

Professor Ivor Grattan-Guinness, a former SPR Council member, died recently. read more >>

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Interview with SPR President Dr Richard Broughton

Dr Carlos Alvarado has interviewed the SPR's President, Dr Richard Broughton, for his 'People in Parapsychology' series. read more >>

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The Enfield Haunting

Radio Times has announced the start of filming of a Sky Living drama based on Guy Lyon Playfair's This House is Haunted. read more >>

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Parapsychological Association gives awards to SPR Council members

Professor Deborah Delanoy and Professor Chris Roe, SPR Council members, have been honoured by the Parapsychological Association for their contributions to the field. read more >>

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'Henry Sidgwick' iris

An iris named after Henry Sidgwick, who was the first president of the SPR (1882-4, 1888-92), has been developed: "an iris of undoubted character". read more >>

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Past SPR President Professor Archie Roy has died

We are sorry to announce the death of Professor Archie Roy, President of the SPR 1992-5, and winner of its prestigious Myers Memorial Medal in 2004. read more >>

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SPR on Radio 4 Today programme

The chair of the SPR's Spontaneous Cases Committee, Alan Murdie, has appeared on Radio 4 in a short segment discussing poltergeists. read more >>

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Poll on lecture start time

Currently, London lectures begin at 6.35, and we are conducting a poll to see if a later start time would allow more people to attend. read more >>

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Tony Cornell videos on YouTube

A number of short interviews with Tony Cornell can be found on YouTube. read more >>

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