SPR Supported Projects

Core SPR internal projects and SPR grant supported projects

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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Perrott-Warrick Research Appointment

Applications are invited for the post of Perrott-Warrick Senior Researcher to carry out full time research in the UK. read more >>

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Social interaction in the sitter group environment

Investigation into moments of reported anomalous experience by members of sitter groups, spiritualist groups and investigative vigils. The project is led by Fiona Campbell as part of her PhD research at the University of Manchester. read more >>

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The phenomenology of communication in mediumship

Comparison of the voices that aid mediums in their work with the voices experienced by members of the public who have never received psychiatric care, and with hallucinations common in schizophrenia. The project is led by Hazel Wright as part of her PhD research at the University of Manchester. read more >>

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