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May 24-25th, 2017

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On May 24-25, 2017, the 41tst annual Science Atlantic Undergraduate Psychology conference will be held at Cape Breton University in Sydney, Nova Scotia. This conference is a unique opportunity for talented undergraduate students from across Atlantic Canada to present and discuss their research in a stimulating and enjoyable environment.  We expect over 100 students and faculty from around the region to attend this two-day conference. On the first evening, students and faculty will be welcomed with a meet-and-greet, which will feature activities and local entertainment.  On day-two, students will present their current research projects, attend presentations by their peers, attend the keynote speaker presentation, and interact with faculty and students from psychology departments across Atlantic Canada. The event will conclude with a banquet and awards presentation. In Atlantic Canada, Science Atlantic student conferences constitute an important part of academic training for future scientists who may well go on to graduate level studies. Many students look forward to Science Atlantic conferences and consider them to be a highlight of their undergraduate career. Cape Breton University is proud to host the 41st annual Science Atlantic Undergraduate Psychology Conference.

Travel Guide for Cape Breton Island

An island rich in both culture and heritage, Cape Breton has proven itself to be one of the top scenic and touring destinations in the world. The island is Home to the breathtaking Cabot Trail, national parks and historical sites, and even the world’s largest fiddle. With awe-inspiring land and seascapes, world-famous traditional music, and a warm and inviting small-town charm, Cape Breton Island offers a truly unmatched experience.

Sydney is the historic capital of Cape Breton and largest urban centre on the island. Once home to thriving steel and coal industries, Sydney can now been seen and a significant tourist destination. Boasting a harbourfront boardwalk complete with buskers and visiting cruise ships, restaurants serving up local favourites, and a unique and vibrant nightlife, Sydney will be sure to charm you.

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