The Undergraduate Research in Natural and Clinical Science and Technology (URNCST) [pronounced “earnest”] Journal is the leading open access, indexed, peer-reviewed publication for undergraduate research conferences and case competitions. The journal accepts abstract submissions from planning committees globally, while striving to innovatively promote undergraduate research initiatives in the process.


Abstract submissions are currently being accepted for the following URNCST Journal Abstract Competitions:

2nd URNCST Journal Case Competition: Submit YOUR Abstract by October 1, 2018

2nd URNCST Journal Research Competition: Submit YOUR Abstract by January 1, 2019




The URNCST Journal has recently launched a new Case Competition series! Our call for submissions for the inaugural URNCST Journal Case Competition is now open and the deadline to submit an abstract is September 1, 2018!  September is World Alzheimer’s Month and the URNCST Journal team has decided to dedicate our inaugural Case Competition to this disease. We welcome submissions from any science or technology disciplines relating to the following: “New and innovative solutions for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and care of Alzheimer’s Disease”. This case competition does not require prior research on this topic, but instead participants are invited to think critically and provide an abstract in the format of a proposed research protocol of a study they would undertake to address this topic.

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