Information for the 19th Annual Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference

Psychological Sciences Undergraduates:

The 2021 Department of Psychological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference will be held as a virtual conference on Wednesday, April 21, from 1:00-3:00pm. If you are working on a research project with a faculty member in Psychological Sciences and would like to participate in the conference, you are encouraged to discuss with your faculty advisor the possibility of submitting a poster. This year’s virtual conference structure will require participants to submit a PDF of the poster and a 5-10 minute voiceover PowerPoint video walkthrough of the poster by 12:00 noon Wednesday, April 14. On the day of the conference presenters will be assigned a short window (20-30 minutes, depending on number of presenters) within the overall two-hour conference, during which you will appear live via Zoom to discuss your poster and to take questions about your research.

Please submit a title and abstract to Becky Pittman (rpittman@purdue.edu) by 12:00 noon Wednesday, April 7 (please note: your poster does not have to be completed by that date). She cannot accept any title/abstract submissions after this deadline. If you are a student currently enrolled in the Research-Focused Honors Program, please indicate that you are an RFHP presenter when you email your information. We will make note of that in the program.  

By 12:00 noon Wednesday, April 14:

  • Once you have created your video, go to filelocker.purdue.edu. Login, and click upload your video. Once it has uploaded, click the blue upside-down triangle to the right of your file name, and then click Share This File. Within the Share With Users tab, click User ID and in the box below type bruceb. Click on the name Bruce Bresnahan that appears below. Then, when his name appears in black, make sure the Notify By Email box is checked, and then click Share.

More specific details about submission of the video and procedures for the conference day will follow in the next few weeks in an informational handout. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please contact me at the email address below.

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Colin T. William, Ph.D.
Clinical Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies
Department of Psychological Sciences
PSYC 1224
Purdue University
ctwilliam@purdue.edu
(765) 494-6921

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