reSTEM

Introducing Project reSTEM

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Introducing reSTEM. Empowering youth to reimagine the future.   Fact 1: The United States has the largest and best research output in the world annually. Fact 2: The United States has the highest student participation in research through science fairs, research programs etc. Coincidence? We, at the Young Scientists Journal, believe it isn’t. Youth participation […]

World Asteroid Day

World Asteroid Day: What, when and why

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On an early morning more than a century ago, a ‘fireball bright as the Sun’ exploded midair, flattening about 2150 sq. kilometers of land near the Podkamennaya Tunguska River in Russia. 80 million trees were demolished. Seismic and pressure waves were felt around the world, and people reported having bright nights, being able to read […]

Ethics

YSJ Policy and Ethics Team: A New Frontier

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The YSJ Policy and Ethics team is a new and interdisciplinary venture based on the premise that an ethical foundation is not just a hallmark, but a necessary condition of scientific exploration. Given the challenges faced both by society at large and scientists in this millennium, there is no better time than now to expand […]

Interview

Volunteers’ Week: Dolapo’s Experience

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Over 100 young people from around the world volunteer as part of the Young Scientists Journal Team. In celebration of Volunteers’ Week 2019 (1st-7th June), Dolapo shared her experience of being part of the team… Hello! My name is Omodolapo (Dolapo) Bolinda, I’m 14 years old and I live in London, in the UK. I […]

Blogs

Volunteers’ Week: Michael’s Experience

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Over 100 young people from around the world volunteer as part of the Young Scientists Journal Team. In celebration of Volunteers’ Week 2019 (1st-7th June), Michael, a 16 year old from Ireland, shared his experience of being part of the team… When I volunteered to write this article, I thought about giving up straight away […]

Blogs

Volunteers’ Week: Sarvani’s Experience

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Over 100 young people from around the world volunteer as part of the Young Scientists Journal Team. In celebration of Volunteers’ Week 2019 (1st-7th June), Sarvani, a 16 year old from India, shared what it’s like to be part of the team… I found the Young Scientists Journal as a mistake. I was browsing the […]

Interview

Volunteers’ Week: Shannon’s Experience

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Over 100 young people from around the world volunteer as part of the Young Scientists Journal Team. In celebration of Volunteers’ Week 2019 (1st-7th June), 16 year old Shannon shared what it’s like to be part of the team… Hey all, my name is Shannon and I am a 16 year old student from London […]

Interview

Volunteers’ Week: Federico’s Experience

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Over 100 young people from around the world volunteer as part of the Young Scientists Journal Team. In celebration of Volunteers’ Week 2019 (1st-7th June), Federico, a 17 year old based in USA/Italy, shared what it’s like to be part of the team… My name is Federico Galbiati, and I am an Italian junior high […]

Interview

What’s it like to be a YSJ Editor?

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Ben Schwabe is a member of our Editorial Team, and was our first ‘Editor of the Month’ in recognition of his consistently high work ethic.  Here, Ben shares insights about what it’s like to be part of the team… Hey! My name is Ben Schwabe, I’m 18 years old and I live in Leicestershire, in […]

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Join our Team!

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We’re looking for young people to join our team!  We currently have some fantastic opportunities to get involved in Young Scientists Journal, and are looking for young people aged 12-20 to volunteer in the following senior positions… NB- Applications for all junior positions listed here are accepted continuously. Head of Outreach: The Head of Outreach is responsible […]

Blogs

YSJ Conference 2018 – University of Nottingham

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On the 17 September 2018 the annual Young Scientists Journal conference was held at the University of Nottingham. In the morning there was a talk by Phil Moriarty, who is a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Nottingham. He was presenting about the connection between heavy metal and quantum mechanics and explained […]

Biology

Sausage Poison to cure Wrinkles?

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Have you ever thought of using something extremely lethal to cure movement disorders, neurological conditions and wrinkles? Botulinum – the most potent neurotoxin and is just right for the job. Poison or Drug? By Jessica Kan On Friday 24th March 2017 as part of the ATOM festival, Dr Keith Foster delivered an intriguing talk about […]

Featured

A New Dawn

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It’s a new academic year and that means a new team will be taking on running Young Scientists Journal. But aside from the obligatory Senior Team shuffle and a change in Chief Editor, this year will see the journal make a far greater transition. That’s right, the rumours were true – Christina Astin (founder and, […]

YSJ

10 Year Retrospective from Co-Founder

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Co-founder and mentor, Christina Astin revisits her early hopes for Young Scientists Journal and what has been achieved. What does a young scientist look like? To many it’s a lab-coated woman or man in their early 30s. To me, a young scientist is still at school. A teenage scientist may not know as much science as […]