Publication Opportunities


Why present or publish?

There are many reasons to present and/or publish your research:
  • It helps prepare you for future research at the graduate level or in a professional career.
  • It demonstrates a serious commitment to advancing your field.
  • It enables you to not only hone writing and public speaking skills, but opens you up to a network of potential colleagues.
  • It is one of the best opportunities to be recognized for your work and to share ideas and findings with others.
In order for society and yourself, to reap the benefits of your research make sure it is disseminated widely.

Undergraduate research journals and conferences provide excellent opportunities to distribute the results of your research. Make sure you take advantage of the opportunities!

UAB Journals


Inquiro is a journal for undergraduates, produced by undergraduates. Any student who has conducted scientific research at UAB is eligible to submit their work for publication. UAB students who have done research elsewhere are also eligible. The journal is an annual publication and accepts science papers only at this time.

Vulcan Historical Review is an award winning annual student published Historical journal sponsored by UAB's Chi Omicron chapter of the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society and the UAB Department of History.  Submissions of articles, book reviews, and film reviews on historical topics are welcome from any UAB undergraduate or graduate student, as well as Alumni.

Aura Literary Arts Review is a student literary arts journal produced by students at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. The journal offers quality poetry, short fiction, creative nonfiction, and visual artwork.

Other Undergraduate Research Journals


Journal of Young Investigators is an exciting, student-led initiative to broaden the scope of the undergraduate scientific experience. JYI provides opportunities for students to participate in the scientific review and publication processes, primarily through the operation of its peer-reviewed journal for undergraduates.

The Council on Undergraduate Research provides publication listings for undergraduate journals across the nation.

The University of Maryland provides a categorical list of undergraduate research journals.