Get Involved with Duke Vertices

Undergraduate Research Journal

  • Each semester we showcase peer-reviewed undergraduate research in a finalized issue. Throughout the semester, peer reviewers work together with Duke faculty and Georgetown peer reviewers to edit and review undergraduate research submissions.
  • Join the Peer Review Team
  • Are you interested in joining the peer review pipeline and editing research manuscripts? We will review your application at the beginning of the semester.
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  • Submit your research
  • Do you have a research article or review paper you want to publish in our semesterly issue? Review our guidelines and submit your research below by September 2, 2024 for our next issue.
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Science Magazine

  • Our team of writers and peer editors work together to brainstorm, create, and publish an online science magazine. With the goal of making complex science accessible to a broad audience, we publish in three sections: news, features, and spotlight interviews. Articles feature a range of disciplines, including neuroscience, environmental science, astronomy, math, and bioethics. We also highlight research at Duke and beyond.
  • Join the Magazine Team
  • Are you a Duke undergraduate and interested in joining our team? Sign up below. Writers who have published at least one piece become eligible to apply for staff writer positions.  Staff Writers write at least one article per semester and earn a profile and by-line on our website.
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  • Submit your writing
  • Do you want to publish your science writing but are not a member of Vertices? Every piece goes through at least two rounds of peer editing.
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Artistic Design & Website

  • Graphic artists advance Vertices’ creative endeavors — from website appearance and navigation to visual media for our peer-reviewed research magazine or stand-alone science journalism articles. We are seeking visual artists and/or digital content creators who have a passion for science communication!
  • Join the Website Team
  • Do you enjoy programming and/or visual design? Are you interested in improving our content layout? The Website team likes to problem solve and brainstorm new ways to convey information. This team would be excellent for anyone with journalism or visual media experience.
  • Join the Artistic Design Team
  • Interested in working with a faculty or student client to communicate a scientific project through art? We create graphics year-round for various writers.
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Social Media & Outreach

  • Through social media initiatives and interdepartmental relationships, our team works to publicize work from the research journal and online magazine.
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