Cancelled: 2020 Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference (PURC)

Saturday April 4, 2020
9:30 AM - 7:00 PM

PURC 2019

Due to current conditions and risks associated with the COVID-19 outbreak and to ensure the safety of the UBC community, 2020 PURC is cancelled. 

As a long-standing tradition of UBC Psychology’s undergraduate community, the Psychology Students’ Association of UBC and the Department of Psychology are proud to announce the 22nd Annual UBC Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference to be held on Friday, April 3 and Saturday, April 4.

The mission is to provide a professional environment for undergraduate researchers to showcase their work, gain experience in presenting at conferences, and contribute to the scientific community. We strongly encourage all undergraduate researchers who have spearheaded any form of Psychology research during the 2019-2020 academic year to apply to present at this conference. This opportunity is not only an invaluable opportunity for the presenter to exhibit their research, but is also crucial in making this event a truly enriching experience.

The event will include a special keynote speaker, showcase of undergraduate students’ research, professors, UBC community, and refreshments to keep the energy going.

Applications are now open:

  • Deadline for presenter application form is Sunday, March 1 at 11:59PM PST.
  • Deadline for registration fee is Friday, March 6 (PSA office hours). PSA accepts cash only. ($20 non-PSA members/ $5 PSA members)
  • Abstract is required for the completion of your application. They are due Monday, March  2, 11:59PM PST and are to be emailed to

If you are interested for applying to the 22nd Annual UBC Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference (PURC),  apply here.