CUR-LogoCall for submissions for the Spring 2016 issue of the CUR Quarterly: “How Undergraduate Research Advances Science Policy”

The theme of the Spring 2016 CUR Quarterly focuses on how undergraduate research advances science policy. Articles are sought that report on the dynamic relationship between undergraduate research and science policy. Additionally, submissions of short vignettes (300 words max) that offer concrete, creative suggestions with regard to any aspect of how undergraduate research advances science policy are welcome.

Examples of topics of interest:

  • Undergraduate experiential learning in science policy
  • Examples of science policy modules or applied research courses in the undergraduate science curriculum
  • Examples of how undergraduate research advances applied science policy
  • Finding a home for interdisciplinary undergraduate science policy programs with a focus on undergraduate research at the disciplinary university
  • Examples of how undergraduate research in science policy enhances engagement with democracy and/or science-driven public policy
  • Undergraduate research practicums for advancing state and local science policy

Deadlines for Online Submissions:

Short Vignettes (300 words): March 30, 2015 – submit online at 

Full Articles (2000-3500 words): June 15, 2015 – submit online at