2021 Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference (PURC)

Friday April 9, 2021 - Saturday April 10, 2021

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 23rd Annual UBC Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference (PURC) will be held virtually on Friday, April 9 and Saturday, April 10, 2021.

PURC’s 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. All undergraduate researchers who have spearheaded any form of psychology research during the 2020-2021 academic year are encouraged 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, a showcase of undergraduate students’ research, professors ,and the UBC community.

Applications are now open!

Application links:

Registration fee: 

  • $5 for PSA members
  • $10 for non-PSA members

Monday, March 15 at 11:59 pm is the deadline to submit the application and pay the registration fee. Please make sure to pay the registration fees by the application due date via the ShowPass link.

All queries should be directed to psa.purc@psych.ubc.ca.