APE 2022

22nd-23rd September 2022

Online Conference

APE Conference is back (again)!

The Affect, Personality & Embodied Brain Research Group (APE; Nottingham Trent University), the Human Neurobehavioural Laboratory (HNL; Universidade Catolica Portuguesa) and the School of Health & Society (University of Salford) are thrilled to invite you to our 3rd online APE Conference, APE2022, which will take place on the 22nd – 23rd September 2022. We build upon our previous successful conferences that brought together an international community of researchers from a range of disciplines and career stages.

We are proud to announce our fantastic keynote speakers, who are:

  • Professor Costas Karageorghis (Brunel University London)
  • Professor Manasi Kumar (Aga Khan University)
  • Professor Clare Allely (University of Salford)
  • Dr Pascal Vrtička (University of Essex)

For full information about APE2022, please follow the link to the official APE2022 website here. You can also follow us on Twitter for updates.

Download the conference schedule

Call for submissions

We welcome abstract submissions for Symposia, Oral Presentations, Data Blitz or Posters:

  • Oral presentations will be for 15 minutes
  • Symposia are 1 hour, and submissions must contain 3-4 speakers
  • Workshop ideas can be proposed and will be scheduled for 1 hour
  • Data Blitz are 5-minute brief presentations
  • Poster sessions will be held in gather town

The deadline for submission is the 12th of September 2022.

Pre-recorded talks and poster presentations are accepted – further guidance will be communicated in due time.

We warmly encourage and welcome the contributions of student and early career researchers.

The registration fee for the two-day APE2022 is 20 Euros for staff / 10 Euros for students. If you are from a low income country, we ask for a 10 Euro contribution from staff, and students receive a waiver. Registration includes full access to all events and recordings included in the virtual meeting.


Professor Costas Karageorghis:
“When it hits, you feel no pain”: A Potpourri of Music-Related Applications

Professor of Sport & Exercise Psychology,
Department of Life Sciences
Brunel University London, UK

Professor Manasi Kumar:
“Theory of Change and design thinking embedded mental health promotion agenda setting for peripartum adolescents in Kenya to adapt WHO/UNICEF program on Helping Pregnant and Parenting Adolescents Thrive

Senior Implementation Scientist and Mental Health Consultant​,
Brain and Mind Institute
Aga Khan University, Pakistan

Professor Clare Allely:
How certain features of autism spectrum disorder can provide the context of vulnerability to engaging in online and offline sexual offending

Reader in Forensic Psychology
University of Salford Manchester, UK

Dr Pascal Vrtička:
Are we on the same wavelength? Individual differences in interpersonal neural synchrony

Lecture in Psychology
Department of Psychology
University of Essex, UK

Executive committee

Organization committee

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