SPARC is an annual psychology research conference and community event designed to facilitate personal and professional enrichment as both undergraduate and graduate psychology students share their reflections and research ideas in a 10-minute presentation.
An in-depth article about SPARC was published in the Perspectives magazine for UWG friends and alumni, which you can read here .
All undergraduate and graduate psychology at UWG students are invited to submit their proposals and attend the annual conference.
Do YOU have a research idea, a paper from last semester, or one that is currently in progress that you would enjoy sharing? Don’t miss YOUR opportunity to participate in one of the largest student psychology conferences in the Southeast!
The Student Psychology Annual Research Conference ( SPARC) is a research conference designed to facilitate personal and professional enrichment as both undergraduate and graduate students share their papers and projects in a 10-minute presentation. It is a wonderful way for undergraduate and graduate students alike to present and get feedback in a supportive and collaborative environment, is a great addition to your résumé, and is truly one of the department’s most celebratory and communal events of the school year!
This academic year, SPARC will be held on April 16, 2020. Keep an eye out for submission requests this upcoming spring semester, and in the meantime feel free to check out the FAQ’s or example submissions on our SPARC website homepage at http://www.uwgsparc.com/home. You can volunteer, present, or do both! If you have questions or concerns about either, you can reach out to Dr. David Mitchell at firstname.lastname@example.org or to Dr. Lisa Osbeck at email@example.com.
Frequently Asked Questions and Additional Information
What is SPARC?
It is a research conference designed to facilitate personal and professional enrichment as both undergraduate and graduate students share their papers and projects in a 10 min presentation.
Who can participate in SPARC?
(completed or still in progress) with others in the psychology department, but it is a professional presentation that can be listed on your vita/resume.
and it enhance your resume when it comes to internships, practicum, or graduate school.
How do I enter a Submission?
Can I submit multiple items?
All presentations will be 10 minutes in length plus 5 minutes for questions. Group presenters will need to divide the 10 minutes between all group members as you see fit.