The award was established to recognise the pioneer work of Dr Elsie Harwood in psychological research with older people. The award aims to raise awareness in the field of psychology and ageing and to encourage students to carry out research in this field. The award is for the best empirical research project in the field of ageing, submitted as part of an accredited fourth year program in psychology or an accredited Masters by coursework program in psychology.
Degree of recognition
APS Special Interest Group on Psychology and Ageing