Focus & Scope

Mission statement

We seek to enrich the undergraduate student experience by providing opportunities to write, publish and review academic research within the scope of health sciences at Queen's University.


  1. Provide a professional setting for students to publish undergraduate research work that may not be otherwise suitable for mainstream research journals

  2. Provide undergraduate students formal opportunities to gain experience in reading and reviewing academic research

  3. Teach students to improve their research portfolio through workshops on effective scientific writing and processes involved in publishing research

  4. Provide incentive for undergraduate students to engage in the research field

  5. Provide students opportunities to improve research credentials for graduate programs

  6. Raise the profile of Queen's research by providing an open-access platform to display student academic achievement