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Share Your Research

Sharing the results of your academic or creative work is a crucial component of any original research and is a mark of true accomplishment in your studies. Here are just a few of the outlets available to you.

 

AT OSU 

PNW Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) is a program funded through the National Science Foundation for underrepresented minority students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) related majors at OSU.  In February 2012, OSU will be hosting the annual PNW LSAMP Conference & Undergraduate Poster Session.  This is a great opportunity to showcase your work to the OSU community as well as students and staff from the University of Washington, Washington State University, Portland State University, and Boise State University.  For more information on the conference, visit http://pnw-lsamp.org.  To submit and abstract for the Poster Session, email lsamp@oregonstate.edu.

Celebrating Undergraduate Excellence (CUE) is an annual gathering for all undergraduates at Oregon State University to share their research and accomplishments in their studies. Presentation of an academic poster is an excellent enhancement to any CV or resume and is very favorable for graduate school or scholarship applications.

The Catalyst is a journal for all things science, from undergraduate research to poetry. Its articles are targeted at students who work in a lab or participate in the HHMI Summer Undergraduate Research program, so if you have any science-related academic or creative accomplishments, The Catalyst is an excellent place to go.

Chemistry in Action is an annual poster session each June presented by students from experimental chemistry classes and the university honors college, highlighting reserch and experiments conducted throughout the year - Contact Christine Pastorek for more information at christine.pastorek@oregonstate.edu.

Our very own University Libraries has an annual Undergraduate Library Research Award recognizing and rewarding students who demonstrate outstanding research, scholarship, and originality in writing a paper or completing a project. The work must be done as part of coursework at OSU, and two winners each receive a $1000 scholarship.

The Oregon State University mathematics community hosts an undergraduate conference on campus, the Northwest Undergraduate Mathematics Symposium (NUMS), specifically for the purpose of bringing together undergraduates from the Pacific Northwest together to share their research.

 

BEYOND OSU

Allegheny Review (Allegheny College)

This nationwide literary magazine publishes works of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction and art from undergraduates around the country. 

Bios -- Open to members of Beta Beta Beta

Graduate or faculty co-authorship or sponsorship is not required; however, a second “by-line” is available for faculty or graduate supervisors. All manuscripts undergo the standard scientific procedure of review, editorial acceptance or rejection, and technical editing.

Critique (Illinois State University)

Critique publishes papers from graduate and undergraduate students of politics.  The journal seeks a diversity of ideas, and encourages "articles about politics that take seriously the growing opportunities for social change and new possibilities for enacting policy nationally and internationally."

Dualist (Stanford)

This is national undergraduate philosophy journal that accepts articles written by undergraduate authors from around the world.  Papers must be written by undergraduate students.

Episteme (Denison University)

This student-run journal "aims to recognize and encourage excellence in undergraduate philosophy."  Papers written by undergraduate students in any area of philosophy will be considered. 

History Matters: An Undergraduate Journal of Historical Research (Appalachian State University)

This journal publishes historical research articles on an annual basis.  Submissions are accepted from all undergraduates.  Papers using primary sources are especially welcome.  Papers go through a review process before publication.

Imponderabilia (Cambridge)

This student-edited publication provides a platform for students to "share and exchange ideas, criticisms and reflections on anything anthropological (in the widest sense of the word - on anything related to culture and society."  The journal accepts submissions in a wide variety of formats.

Issues in Political Economy: Undergraduate Student Research in Economics (Elon University and the University of Mary Washington)

Students serve as authors, referees and editors for this publication.  Articles must be written during a student's undergraduate study, and they must be submitted with a faculty sponsor.  Articles pass through a process of double-blind review, and they should "be analytical and seek to add new understanding" to their topic.

Journal for Global Business and Community (Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education)

This multidisciplinary journal publishes undergraduate works that "explore the functional dimensions of global business organizations and behavior," or that "discuss the relationships between these businesses and the global economy."  Articles are subject to review by students and faculty members.  Opinion pieces, firm/industry reports and current events articles are welcome.

JURP: The Journal of Undergraduate Research in Physics (Society of Physics Students & Sigma Pi Sigma)

"JURP is devoted to archiving research conducted by undergraduate students in physics and its related fields, and is a vehicle for the exchange of ideas and information by undergraduate students." Papers must have a faculty sponsor.  Papers in experimental physics, theoretical physics, or educational research in physics are welcome.

The Journal of Young Investigators

This journal, which is the product of a student-led initiative, has been publishing undergraduate research articles for 10 years.  It publishes research articles, review articles, editorials and feature articles in the areas of science, mathematics and engineering.  The work described in submitted articles must be completed while the first author is an undergraduate student.

MathFest 

Annual nationwide conference of mathematics and mathematicians for everyone from students to faculty. There are specific activities, lectures, and presentations by and for undergraduate students.

Michigan Journal of Business

This bi-annual journal is run by students at he University of Michigan.  It accepts papers on a wide range of business-related topics from students worldwide.  Papers must be completed during undergraduate study.

The Oswald Review (University of South Carolina Aiken)

This refereed journal accepts submissions in the field of English from undergraduate students.  Criticism and research articles are accepted. 

Penn Bioethics Journal

Undergraduate students at nationally accredited institutions are eligible to submit.  Authors must have a faculty sponsor.  Papers go through a multi-stage review process before acceptance.  Submitted papers on all bioethics related topics will be considered. 

Pittsburgh Undergraduate Review (University of Pittsburgh Honors College)

The PUR "showcases the best available undergraduate research.  This is achieved by publishing indiscriminately with regards to location and discipline; the PUR is a multidisciplinary journal that accepts papers from around the world."  This journal is published annually.  The primary author of submitted papers must be an undergraduate.

Pi Mu Epsilon (PME), Inc.

National mathematics honors society for students that maintains a journal with the sole purpose of presenting papers and problems from its members, and thus is an excellent way to have your results published for the greater audience of other aspiring scholars.

Psi Chi Journal of Undergraduate Research (Psi Chi)

Open to undergraduate students who are members of Psi Chi.  Submissions are accepted for review on an ongoing basis. Although manuscripts are limited to empirical research, they may cover any topical area in the psychological sciences.

UCLA Undergraduate Psychology Journal

This online, refereed journal is published by undergraduate students at UCLA.  They welcome submissions from students (with a class standing of sophomore, junior or senior) at all universities.  Research must be empirical and completed with a faculty mentor's guidance, and topics can come from all psychology-related fields.

Undergraduate Economic Review (Illinois Wesleyan University)

"The UER is an online journal that promotes high quality original undergraduate economic research by publishing student authored research from around the world." Student editors review submissions and post accepted articles quickly without the delays inherent in hard copy publications. Student authors retain copyright privileges. While the the Department of Economics at Illinois Wesleyan University publishes the UER, faculty advisors and student associate editors from several universities are crucial to its success."

Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences (Undergraduate Research Community, URC)

An online journal with a dual purpose: "the foster and reward the scholarly efforts of undergraduate human sciences students as well as to provide a valuable learning experience."  Themes of research may include: integrative, cross-specialization research, service learning research and traditional research in the specializations.  The primary author must be an undergraduate student. 

The Yale Review of Undergraduate Research in Psychology

This journal accepts: research articles, literature reviews and other forms of scientific writing in the fields of neuroscience, clinical psychology, cognitive psychology/cognitive science, developmental psychology and social and personality psychology.  The lead author must be an undergraduate student at the time the research was completed.  Papers go through a process of blind review.