Thursday, May 24, 2018

Sandra Pyke Award winners Caroline Erentzen and Marina Rain & YUTSPA Conference

The annual York University-University of Toronto Social, Personality, and Abnormal Psychology Conference was held on May 16th, 2018 at York University. 

Every year at the YUTSPA conference, the Sandra Pyke Award is given to students who demonstrate graduate student excellence.

This year, both Caroline Erentzen (supervised by Prof. Regina Schuller) and Marina Rain (supervised by Prof. Raymond Mar) have won the 5th Annual Sandra Pyke Award!

Congratulations to both of you!

Prof. Regina Schuller and Caroline Erentzen
Prof. Raymond Mar and Marina Rain

In addition to our awardees, we also had 4 wonderful York student speakers at YUTSPA this year:

Kashmala Qasim
From hell to acceptance: The role of religion in coping with financial threat in Muslim Syrian refugees

Meghan George
It's not what you say, it's how you look when you say it: The role of nonverbal cues in apologies

Stephanie Raposo
Sexual economics: Does trading sex for resources influences satisfaction in romantic relationships

Elysia Vaccarino
Confronting prejudice and apathy: Shifting perceptions of targets and witnesses