This Lectureship is endowed by a trust fund in the name of Sir Frederic Bartlett and the first Lecture was delivered in 1966.
The Lecturer is elected by the membership annually. Nominations are considered by the Committee who then put names forward to the Annual General Meeting. Nominations should be made on the grounds of distinction in experimental psychology or a cognate discipline, and the choice need not be restricted to EPS members or those of British nationality. Nominations should be sent to the Hon Secretary by the closing date of 1 September each year (nb. we do not accept self-nominations).
The Lecture is delivered at a meeting of the Society and is open to the general public without payment. After the Lecture has been delivered, the Lecturer is asked to submit a manuscript of the Lecture to the Society, who undertake to publish it in the appropriate section of the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology (or elsewhere). For full details, see the Society’s Rules 28-36.
Videos of Sir Frederic Bartlett Lectures (members’ only)