The University of Central Florida’s Office of Undergraduate Research invites students to develop and share their academic expertise by publishing original scholarship in the UCF Undergraduate Research Journal.Read more »
NOW ACCEPTING student research articles, essays, and adapted thesis projects.
We offer consultations on how to take your research and present it in manuscript format. Email or call with your questions.
The University of Central Florida Undergraduate Research Journal’s mission is to showcase articles of exemplary works from a wide range of student scholarship in all fields.The journal seeks outstanding research submitted by undergraduate students who have been involved in faculty-mentored research projects and activities related to scholarship.
The UCF URJ is published online at urj.ucf.edu, as well as in PDF format to allow for on-demand print publication. Additionally, manuscripts published in the UCF URJ are cataloged through EBSCO host. EBSCO is an internationally recognized research database which provides access to thousands of journals and articles. Inclusion in the EBSCO database provides even greater opportunity to showcase and disseminate the research conducted by UCF's undergraduate students.
Congratulations to Michael D. Brooks for his University of Central Florida Libraries Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research. This award is given to the research study judged most outstanding in each volume of the UCF URJ. To read his award-winning study, "Civilizing the Metropole: The Role of the 1889 Parisian Universal Exposition's Colonial Exhibits in Creating Greater France" see Volume 6 Issue 2 of the UCF URJ, in our archives.
The Association among Maternal
Resiliency, Perception of Touch, and Reports of Infant Touch
By: Lisa D'Agostino | Mentor: Dr. Julee Waldrop
The Role of Parenting and
Attachment in Identity Style Development
By: Kaylin Ratner | Mentor: Dr. Steven Berman
The Influence of Previous Traumatic Experiences on
Haitian Child Refugees' Conceptualization of Fear
By: Jessy Guler, Courtney Guler, and Dr. Judit Szente | Mentor: Dr. Judit Szente
An Analysis of the Ecological Theory of
Research Participation Applied to a Sample of Young Adult Males
By: Lisa M. Soler, RN and Adriana Ramirez | Mentor: Dr. Michael J. Rovito
Frantz Fanon and Post-Colonialism in Louise Erdrich's Shadow Tag
By: Scott Morrison | Mentor: Dr. Pat Angley
Intensive Land Use and Conservation Planning
at the University of Central Florida
By: Chelsea R. Piner | Mentor: Dr. Peter Jacques