CUP Conference

By: Psychology Department, 
Tue, 03/26/2019


Welcome to the second annual Cornell Undergraduate Psychology (CUP) Conference!  The conference is a unique opportunity for undergraduate students to experience a professional conference in the field, to share and present their work, and to meet other students and learn about the various kinds of exciting, cutting-edge work being conducted here at Cornell.

The conference will be held on Thursday, May 9th, 2019 in the Physical Sciences Building Atrium and Room 120, from 9am - 3:30pm.

Register here (registration is free)

Conference description:

  • The conference will consist of a series of oral presentations as well as an ongoing poster session.
  • A light breakfast and a full lunch will be served.
  • There is no fee for presenting or attending.

Program at a Glance:

TIME Event
9:00 - 9:30 Breakfest
9:30 - 10:30 Talk Session 1: Social Psychology
10:30 - 10:40 Short Break
10:40 - 11:40 Talk Session 2: Developmental & Clinical Psychology
11:40 - 12:30pm Lunch
12:30 - 2pm Poster Session
2:00 - 3:15pm Talk Session 3: Cognition & Behavior
3:15 - 3:30pm Closing Remarks



To be eligible to present, you must be enrolled as an undergraduate student at Cornell University.

We are looking for research in psychological science , conducted by students from across the Cornell campus (not just Psych majors or minors). Students who are majors or minors in the following departments are encouraged to apply and attend:

Psychology Human Development
Information Science Cognitive Science
Sociology Economics
ILR Communications
Neurobiology & Behavior  


Important dates:

  • Wednesday, April 10, 2019: Abstract submission deadline (submit an abstract by midnight EST).
  • Monday, April 15, 2019: Abstract notification (the program committee will email all presenters regarding decisions and provide instructions for poster and talk presentations).
  • Wednesday, May 1, 2019: Registration deadline (all attendees must register for the conference by midnight EST.  There is no fee.)
  • Thursday, May 9, 2019: Conference date.

Submission and Timeline:

  • You can apply to present either a poster or a short oral presentation (12 minutes plus 3 minutes for questions, for a total of 15 minutes).
  • The research must have been conducted with faculty or graduate students at Cornell.
  • You will be asked to indicate whether you would prefer a poster or talk format, and whether you would be willing to do either.
  • Given space considerations, some people presenting a talk may be asked to present a poster instead.  
CUP Conference 2019