2015/16 UBC Psi Chi Undergraduate Award Winners

Congrats_lightsThe department is pleased to share the winners of UBC Psi Chi’s annual awards! Since September 2011, UBC Psi Chi (our local chapter of the international honours society) has awarded $9,750 in undergraduate travel awards and other awards recognizing outstanding individual achievements.

Please join us in congratulating the following students on their outstanding work:

Eich Undergraduate Travel Award 
To support the presentation of research at a conference outside of BC

  • Kara Hawley will receive $400 towards her presentation of “Acceptability on participating in an investigation of ongoing and instigated pain during post-operative recovery for children and their parents” at the 2016 meeting of the Association for Psychological Science in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Lauren Wylie will receive $400 towards her presentation of “Increasing student engagement for second year psychology majors: an experimental study” at the 2016 meeting of the Western Psychological Association in Long Beach, California.
  • Yuan Zhou will receive $400 towards her presentation of “Maternal autonomy support, insecure attachment, and socially prescribed perfectionism in young adults” at the 2016 meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association in Victoria, BC.

Goldsmith-Whillans Award for Outstanding Student Leadership
For best extracurricular leadership at UBC and/or beyond

  • Yousef Shahin ($250)

Distinguished Undergraduate Research Award )
Strongest display of research experience as an undergraduate

  • Quentin Raffaelli ($250)