Fall 2016 Psychology Research Symposium

Tuesday, December 6th


The Department of Psychology's Fourth Annual Research Symposium will be held Tuesday, December 6th. All graduate and undergraduate psychology student research and class projects are welcome, as well as projects from students involved in gender-related scholarship/research in any discipline.

The symposium will consist of three presentation sessions. The first session will be for oral presentations. This session will be held from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm in Heth 014. The second session will be for the first round of poster presentations. This session will be held from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm in Heth 043. The third session will be for the second round of poster presentations. This session will be held from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm in Heth 043.

All presenters (individuals or groups) will need to submit an abstract for the symposium by 5:00 pm on Monday, November 14th. The abstract should be mailed to Dr. Jenessa Steele. The abstract should contain the following: Title of Presentation, List of Authors, Faculty Mentor, Presentation format (oral or poster presentation), and Body of the Abstract (approximately 250 words max). Does the project have a GENDER focus? These abstracts will be selected to be highlighted by the Center for Gender Studies.

Oral Presentations:

For students (or groups) doing oral presentations using Power Point, the final version of the Power Point presentation must be emailed to Dr. Jenessa Steele no later than 12:00 noon on Tuesday, December 6th. This is the version that you will present during the symposium.

Poster Presentations:

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship will be printing the posters for the symposium free of cost to students. All posters need to be 36 inches high x 48 inches wide. Please use this Poster Template to guide your poster construction. You must submit the final version of your poster as a PDF file that includes the authors in the file name (e.g., author1-author2-author2-symposium-poster.pdf) by 5:00 pm on Friday, Nov 18th. Please email your pdf file to Dr. Jenessa Steele.