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 10-minute presentations.
An in-depth article about SPARC was published in the Perspectives magazine for UWG friends and alumni, which you can read here .
All psychology students at UWG are invited to submit their proposals and attend the 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 10-minute presentations. It is a wonderful way for psychology students to present and get feedback in a supportive and collaborative environment. It is a great addition to your résumé, and 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.
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 10 minute presentations.
Who can participate in SPARC?
How do I enter a Submission?
Can I submit multiple items?
Will I need to miss class to participate?
(completed or still in progress) with others in the psychology department, but it is a professional presentation that can be listed on a vita/resume.
and it enhance a resume when it comes to internships, practicum, or graduate school.