skip to Main Content

We are delighted to announce the 2017 Student Award Winners. Congratulations to the winners!


Alongside our University Accreditation Scheme, the ABP offers each accredited university the opportunity to participate in the ABP Student Award. Programme directors are asked to nominate a student from each accredited course with the best dissertation work.

The ABP launched this award as a way of recognising excellence and to provide students with an opportunity to showcase their work and receive recognition for their contribution to research in our profession. The award recognises excellence in theory, research and the value of the projects potential application in the industry of business psychology and consultancy.


We would like to congratulate the following students on their academic achievement and being nominated as the overall winners of the 2017 ABP Student Award:


Claire Wheeler, University of Hertfordshire: Industrial & Work Psychology

Exploring the expectations of women returning to work on a returner programme after a career break.


Helen Brown, University of the West of England: MSc Occupational Psychology

Do more positive teams create more positive stories? An investigation of relationships between the emotional composition of teams, co-created team stories and task cohesion.


Joanna Floyd, Kingston University, London: MSc Occupational and Business Psychology Management

An exploration of individual determinants of return to work choice for mothers who have had a professional career.


Maurico Araya Ruiz, King’s College London: MSc Organisational Psychiatry and Psychology

Effects of aging on tolerance and recovery from shift work: A systematic review.


Myra Bonello, Loughborough University: MSc Work and Business Psychology

The Communication Cocktail: An ethnographic study of interactions among temporary team members.


Natalia Mladentseva, City University, London: MSc Organisational Behaviour

Employee-Driven Workplaces: Exploring the mechanisms behind career adaptabilities, job crafting and work engagement.

Sebastian Sepulveda, University of Westminster, London: MSc in Business Psychology

Business Psychology and Communication: A research project to explore the correlation between communication styles and personality and negotiation styles.


Full dissertation abstracts/synopses are available on request. Please contact ABP Academic Liaison Officer Uzma Waseem for details on

Back To Top