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Paranormal Review: The Magazine of the Society for Psychical Research

With a range of articles, features, readers’ letters, personal experiences, notices, reports and reviews, the Paranormal Review aims to provide a forum for debate on psychical research, parapsychology and related areas.

Previously published as the Society for Psychical Research Newsletter and The Psi Researcher, past editors of the Paranormal Review and its predecessor Psi Researcher have included Dr Sue Blackmore, Dr Jane Henry, Prof. Chris Roe and Dr Nicola Holt. Dr Leo Ruickbie was appointed the new editor in early 2014. Since 1988 the Production Editor has been David Ellis, M.A.


The Paranormal Review is sent free to members of the Society for Psychical Research. It is also available to non-members for a yearly subscription of £20.00, including post and packing. Contact the SPR office: secretary@spr.ac.uk

Back Issues

Members have access to previous editions of The Psi Researcher and Paranormal Review via the online library. Some back issues are also available for purchase at £5.00 per copy, including post and packing within the UK (outside the UK additional postage costs apply. Contact the SPR office: secretary@spr.ac.uk


Readers’ Letters and Personal Experiences

We are always interested to hear from readers with something to report.

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Paranormal Review - Call for Contributions

To mark the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, the editor of the Paranormal Review would like to receive submissions relating to psychical research and the paranormal during, or in connection with, World War I and its aftermath. read more >>

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William G. Roll and the Old Psychical Research Literature

Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, Visiting Scholar, Rhine Research Center, has blogged about an article he wrote for the SPR's magazine Paranormal Review on William Roll. read more >>

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Post of Commissioning Editor - Applications invited

Applications are invited for the role of Commissioning Editor for the proposed books and digital publications on psychical research to be funded from the Buckmaster bequest (see the separate news item for further information on the projects to be initiated utilising Mr Buckmaster's legacy). read more >>

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SPR announces Buckmaster Legacy

Mr Nigel Buckmaster, a late member of the Society for Psychical Research, donated a substantial legacy to the Society. The SPR's Council has formulated a number of uses for the legacy: please click 'read more' for further information. read more >>

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SPR on Twitter!

The SPR now has a Twitter account: '@SPR1882'. read more >>

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Spirituality for a World in Crisis - meeting 8 June 2013

There will be a 'Gathering' on 8th June 2013 at the Essex Unitarian Church, London, on the theme: Spirituality for a World in Crisis: Working towards a Spiritual Alliance. read more >>

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SPR research grants

The deadline for applications for grants over £1,000 to the SPR's Research Fund, and all applications to the Survival Research Fund, is 1 June. read more >>

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Re-Investigating Un-Haunted Houses

Chris Jensen Romer has published a study in which eight couples who had never experienced any ‘haunting’ activity in their houses and had no reason to expect they would experience ‘ghosts’ were asked by the author to keep a diary for one calendar month, during which time they recorded unusual experiences. read more >>

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Scole Report reissued

The Scole Report, first published in 1999 as a Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research, has been reissued by Saturday Night Press Publications. read more >>

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