09 Nov

The Life of an Undergraduate Researcher: JULS Staff Edition

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Welcome to our first edition of “The Life of an Undergraduate Researcher”, where we interview undergraduate students at the University of Toronto to ask them about how they got started in research and how their experiences have been.

Curious about how JULS staff members got some of their exposure to research? For our first edition, we are featuring 4 members of the JULS staff:

  • Jenny Xiao (Senior Editor)
  • Iva Avramov (Senior Editor)
  • Linwen Huang (Layout Manager)
  • George Li (Co-Editor-in-Chief)

Read more about them below!

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31 Oct

2016-2017 Call for Submissions

Want to publish that paper you completed over the summer or during your independent research course? The Journal of Undergraduate Life Sciences (JULS) is the University of Toronto’s oldest, student-run, peer-reviewed academic journal featuring the work of undergraduates. After a decade of showcasing undergraduate research at the University of Toronto, JULS is now accepting submissions for its 11th issue!

The call for submissions is now on! If you are an author of innovative and insightful research (either in primary or review form), JULS welcomes the submission of an abstract until November 30, 2016. JULS accepts submissions from all areas of science, including chemistry and physics.

JULS is also accepting news article submissions until January 31, 2017. Share your insights on academic conferences or University events, or highlight some research from the University that you think was notable (it could be research that you worked on)!

Visit the submissions page to find guidelines and more information on submitting your work. For any questions, please us the contact form or email juls[at]utoronto[dot].ca.

20 Sep

2016/2017 Call for Staff

The 2016-17 call for staff has now ended.

JULS, the University of Toronto’s oldest and largest peer-reviewed undergraduate science journal, is seeking enthusiastic and dedicated students to assume staff positions for the upcoming 2016-2017 edition. Staff play an integral role in production of the journal, both in editing and formatting. Please see below the openings for the staff of JULS 2016-2017.

Editorial Review Board (8-10 positions) → Apply

Are you an enthusiastic student interested in learning more about the undergraduate research going on within the University? JULS invites you to be part of our three-tiered peer review process as a member of our Editorial Review Board!

  • Provide feedback regarding the scholarly merits of a scientific work together with a written basis for the reviewer’s opinion
  • Provide constructive criticism to help the author improve the manuscript
  • Maintain confidentiality of the author’s work

Layout Staff (5-8 positions) → Apply

Do you have an eye for the aesthetic and an interest in executing the creative vision of a multi-faceted publication? JULS invites you to participate by contributing to our layout team!

  • Use of graphical software, such as Adobe InDesign, for the production of article proofs and the final issue in a timely manner.
  • Use of graphical software to assist the external affairs team in designing promotional material for the journal, such as fliers.
  • Compliance with the publication guidelines set forth by editors-in-chief and layout managers

The deadline for applications is October 15, 2016 at 11:59PM.

30 Jul

2016/2017 Call for Executive Staff

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The 2016-17 call for executive staff has now ended.

For review board and layout associate position applications, check back in September!

JULS is constantly seeking enthusiastic and dedicated students to assume staff positions for the upcoming 2016-2017 edition. Together, we will work towards producing a professional-level journal that will showcase some of the finest research work achieved by undergraduate students here at the University of Toronto. Please see below the openings for the senior executive staff of JULS 2016-2017. Read More