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SPSPotlight: July 2018

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So You’re Thinking about Doing a Postdoc?

SPSPotlight asked postdocs from the SPSP community about the highlights and nitty-gritty details they don’t share with you in grad school.

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An Interview with Amanda Diekman

Amanda Diekman, a professor of psychological and brain sciences at Indiana University, offers advice and tips on developing better writing skills.

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Undergrads Share Their Summer Research Experiences (Part 2)

Continuing from last month, three undergrad students share their experiences working in labs this summer!

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The Art of the Elevator Speech

SPSP faculty and students share tips and examples on how to make the most of your big moment.


#SPSP2019 Convention Announcements

Extended #SPSP2019 Poster Submission Period for Undergrads

The submission portal is now closed, but the deadline for undergraduate students submitting poster abstracts has been extended to September 19.

Diversity Undergraduate Registration Awards

Applications for these travel awards will also be accepted for undergraduate students through September 19.

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Opening Reception Announced!

If you enjoyed the aquarium event in Atlanta, then be sure to join us again in Portland at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry on Thursday, February 7. Student tickets are just $20!

Housing Portal Now Open!

Get ahead of the game and secure your spot in the official housing block for the Portland convention with our special student pricing!

Connect with Convention Roommates

We’ve set up an online portal for attendees to find potential roommates in Portland. A great way to save money and make new friends and connections!

Pick Your 2019 Preconference!

Enhance your convention experience with one of our one-day mini-conferences.

Navigating Portland from a Local’s Perspective

Our SPSP Ambassadors share their insights on the best their city has to offer.

Get More Inside Scoop on our Host City

Visit Travel Portland for more on local events, neighborhoods and great spots to visit outside the city.

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Convention T-Shirt Revealed!

Be sure to add one of these awesome t-shirts to your convention registration! Just $12!


SPSP Announcements

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This month, our invited panel discussed the joys and challenges of research collaborations.

Save the Date! #SPSPchat #10.

Tweet us your questions using #SPSPchat for next month's "Navigating the Advisor/Advisee Relationship" discussion on Tuesday, August 21, 12-1pm ET.


Upcoming Dates of Interest for the 2019 Convention

August 16  – Registration Opens

September 19  – Deadline for Undergraduate Poster Submissions and
Diversity Undergraduate Registration Awards

December 5  – Early Bird deadline for discounted registration fees

February 7 - 9, 2019  – SPSP 2019 Convention in Portland

Click here to add these dates to your calendar


Other Upcoming Dates of Interest

Late Summer 2018Heritage Dissertation Research Awards Open

Late Summer 2018 Outstanding Research Awards Open

 

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