Students Research Award – 2013

Students Research Award – 2013 

This Award is an initiative of the Singapore Psychological Society to support young researchers, facilitate dialogue and maintain professional interactions between members and non-members.

Date: 19 Oct 13 (Saturday)

Participants: Students and recent graduates of Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges located in Singapore.

To participate

  • Students should send the abstracts (up to 300 words) to  stating in the email subject “SRA-2013”.
  • Deadline: 31 Aug 13
  • The abstracts will be subjected to blind review.
  • Notification of acceptance will be sent by 15 Sept 13.
  • Authors of accepted works will be required to send the full papers (1500 words) by 1 Oct 13 and should be ready to present their papers in case of being the Award nominee, or prepare a poster presentation.

All papers will be published in the Student Research Award Book.

Note: group work may be also presented.

Participation fee

SPS members: Free

Non-SPS members (students, individual works): S$25

Non-SPS members (group papers/per submission): S$50

Non-students (attendees): S$35

Note: Payment can be provided by the institutions as well.

All the participants will

  • get free admissions to the talks and workshops provided on the day of Award,
  • receive certificates of attendance and electronic version of Student Research Award Book – 2013. 

Format Requirement for Abstract

  • Title
  • Name of Author(s)
  • E-mail
  • Main abstract body: practical or scientific problem, goals, hypothesis, methodology, results, and conclusion. References should not be included in to the abstract.

Format Requirement for Full Paper

  • Title,
  • Name of Author(s)
  • E-mail
  • Institution
  • Abstract
  • Key words
  • Introduction: practical or scientific problem, theoretical background goals, hypothesis.
  • Methodology: participants, recruitment, methods
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion
  • Reference list (not included in word count).

Note: paper should be written in APA format

Nominations are in 5 categories

1. The Best individual work

2. The Best group work

3. The Best B.A. undergraduate research

4. The Best Specialist Diploma undergraduate research

5. Public Award (online voting)