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Undergraduate Research Conferences in Psychology

Undergraduate Research Conferences in Psychology

Are you an undergraduate researcher in psychology looking for a conference to present your work? Below is a list of conferences targeted to you. These conferences are:

  • Specifically for undergraduate research in psychology/neuroscience
  • Open to undergraduates at multiple institutions

They are listed in approximate chronological order:


Name:            NEURON: Northeast Under/graduate Research Organization for Neuroscience


Name:            Great Plains Students' Psychology Convention


Name:            Mid-America Undergrad Psych Research Conference 


Name:            Georgia Undergraduate Research in Psychology Conference


Name:            Minnesota Undergraduate Psychology Conference


Name:            Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges (LVAIC) Undergraduate Psychology Conference and Lehigh Valley Society for Neuroscience (LVSfN) Undergraduate Neuroscience Conference



Name:            Western Pennsylvania Undergraduate Psychology Conference


Name:            SYNAPSE: Symposium for Young Neuroscientists and Professors of the SouthEast

  • Location:        Southeast (e.g., North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)
  • Usual Date:   April
  • Website:         http://synapse.cofc.edu/


Name:            Red River Psychology Conference


Name:            Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference at UCLA


Name:            Stanford Undergraduate Psychology Conference


Name:            Hudson Valley Undergraduate Psychology Conference


Name:          &​nbsp; mGluRs: Midwest/Great Lakes Undergraduate Research Symposium in Neuroscience

  • Location:        Midwest (e.g., Ohio, Indiana)
  • Usual Date:   September/October
  • Website:         http://mglurs.org/


Name:            Nebraska Psychological Society Conference


Name:            Midbrains: The Undergraduate Neuroscience Conference of the Upper Midwest


*Note that regional psychology meetings usually have programming specific for undergraduate research; more details about each conference can be found here: http://www.apa.org/about/apa/organizations/regionals.aspx


**The National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) is a wonderful multi-disciplinary meeting with a strong psychology presence (it’s usually among the top disciplines represented). More details can be found here: https://www.cur.org/conferences_and_events/student_events/ncur/

***CUR maintains a listing of undergraduate research conferences in all disciplines, including some multi-discipline conferences that are excellent for psychology students, such as Sigma Xi: https://www.cur.org/resources/students/presentation_opportunities/


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