Psychology and Biology Students Win Accolades for Presenting Their Research at Regional Research Conferences
Also during spring semester, three student projects received awards at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association. Of the 161 undergraduate presentations at this event, two of the student projects received Psi Chi Regional Research Awards and one project was awarded Best Presentation at the event. Only between 10-12 awards were given in total at the event.
- H. Doyle, B. Picou, R.A. Shanks & S.A. Lloyd (2011). Behavioral sensitization in adolescent mice. (Best Presentation)
- E. Southard, L. Tarnowski, R.A. Shanks & S.A. Lloyd (2011). The effect of a novel cross-disciplinary laboratory experience on self-reported learning
- H. Ivester, H.H. Doyle, K. Fann, B. Phillips, R.A. Shanks & S.A. Lloyd (2011). The effects of prenatal methylphenidate on 5CSRTT performance.
In March, several students won awards at the Georgia Academy of Sciences meeting:
- Biological sciences awards: Brian D. West, honorable mention for oral podium paper presentation; Timothy Kennel Jr., honorable mention for oral podium paper presentation.
- Biomedical sciences awards: Hillary Doyle, best oral podium paper presentation; Megan Southard, best poster presentation.
- Science education awards: Laura Tarnowski, best oral podium paper presentation; Caitlin Cole, best oral podium paper presentation.
- Other students presenting at the meeting were: Jaylen Sweat, Thomas Mott, Jonathan Taylor, Michael Damron, Tommy Jackson, Lindsay Brotherton, Greg Loebick, Sarah Cranston, Rachael Fairhurst, Stephen Milhollin, and Heather Ivester.