Call for papers: Social Sciences

The 28th Greater New York Conference on Behavioral Research is on SUNDAY, 23 OCTOBER 2016 at Fordham, 113 West 60 St., New York City. Undergraduate and graduate students and faculty in behavioral sciences (psychology, social work, urban studies, international studies, and related fields) are invited to submit papers for presentation.

Conference schedule: Welcome and Refreshments (12:30 – 1 pm), Scientific Panels /Symposia (1 – 4:30 pm), Awards Ceremony (4:30 – 5 pm), Gala reception (5 –7 pm).

Presentation proposals (300 word abstracts, or full papers) are due by 6 pmMonday, October 3, 2016 gnyconference@gmail.com. Submissions should be in MSWord, and include these details: Author name(s),affiliation(s), address/phone of key presenter, status (undergrad/ gradstudent/ faculty/professional), name of faculty mentor (if any).

Only full papers (not abstracts) are eligible for the 7 student research awards below. Direct any inquiries to Conference Chair Mica McKnight at gnyconference@gmail.com, or 212-636-6393.

Website: http://www.spssi.org/ny

Seven awards for the best full paper (not abstract) by a student:

1- Scarpetta Award, for best undergraduate research
2- Toth Award, for best graduate student research
3- Guzewicz Award, for best cross-cultural / international research
4- Witmer Award, for best forensic research
5- Parker Award, for best neuropsychology research
6- Wexler Award, for best I-O psychology research
7- Hanson Award, for best behavioral research on social justice

** Conference theme: “Promoting human rights around the world.”

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Call for papers: Social Sciences

The 28th Greater New York Conference on Behavioral Research is on SUNDAY, 23 OCTOBER 2016 at Fordham, 113 West 60 St., New York City. Undergraduate and graduate students and faculty in behavioral sciences (psychology, social work, urban studies, international studies, and related fields) are invited to submit papers for presentation.

Conference schedule: Welcome and Refreshments (12:30 – 1 pm), Scientific Panels /Symposia (1 – 4:30 pm), Awards Ceremony (4:30 – 5 pm), Gala reception (5 –7 pm).

Presentation proposals (300 word abstracts, or full papers) are due by 6 pmMonday, October 3, 2016 gnyconference@gmail.com. Submissions should be in MSWord, and include these details: Author name(s),affiliation(s), address/phone of key presenter, status (undergrad/ gradstudent/ faculty/professional), name of faculty mentor (if any).

Only full papers (not abstracts) are eligible for the 7 student research awards below. Direct any inquiries to Conference Chair Mica McKnight at gnyconference@gmail.com, or 212-636-6393.

Website: http://www.spssi.org/ny

Seven awards for the best full paper (not abstract) by a student:

1- Scarpetta Award, for best undergraduate research
2- Toth Award, for best graduate student research
3- Guzewicz Award, for best cross-cultural / international research
4- Witmer Award, for best forensic research
5- Parker Award, for best neuropsychology research
6- Wexler Award, for best I-O psychology research
7- Hanson Award, for best behavioral research on social justice

** Conference theme: “Promoting human rights around the world.”

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CUR Biology Division Student Travel Awards

The Biology Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) is offering a limited number of travel grants, up to $250 each, for undergraduate students presenting original biological research results at a regional or national, discipline-specific meeting* during the fiscal year 2016-2017. Please visit our website for more information and the link to nominate. Deadline is September 2 for meetings this fall and winter!

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Submit Student Research Highlights for CUR Quarterly

Undergraduate Research Highlights are sought by September 1, 2016, for the Winter 2016 issue of CUR Quarterly. To learn more or to submit, visit the online submission page.

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CUR Psychology Division Student Travel Awards

Faculty mentors may nominate students to receive up to $250 for students to travel to present original psychological research results at a regional or national, discipline-specific meeting. Visit the information page for the description of the eligibility criteria, application process, and selection criteria.

DEADLINES: September 15, 2016, for meetings held before February 15, 2017, and January 15, 2017, for meetings held after February 15.

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Miller ’16 presents her research at BNL

Recent graduate Samantha Miller presented “Multi-Wavelength image correlation at the nanoscale using visible light, scanning electron microscopy, and x-ray fluorescence microscopy” at BNL. Miller was a summer intern at BNL and graduate from SJC in Spring 2016. Samantha was a Mathematics/Computer Science major.

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Harris presents at BNL

Matthew Harris, a Business Administration major, presented “Trending analysis of internal assessments within the Radioactive Waste management division” at Brookhaven National Labs.  Harris was a summer intern at BNL.

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