Submit an Article to Youth STEM Matters - Youth Led Scientific Journal
Youth STEM Matters is a youth led scientific journal, created by Youth STEM 2030 to provide a platform for young people to share their research findings, ideas and innovations with the world!
We publish articles which have a real world impact, and can help solve some of the biggest global challenges, from the climate emergency, to poverty, to inequalities.
Have you got a science project that you want to take further? Or maybe you've got an idea that uses STEM (science, technology, engineering & maths) to make the world a better place and you want to share it?
If you're aged 22 or under, you can submit your article today! Choose from 3 styles:
- Original Research: new, never done before experimentation, investigation, discovery, design, manufacture or invention.
- Review Article: summarise the current understanding of a specific topic, with author evaluation on the original research undertaken by others.
- Science Communication: blogs, magazine articles, news and interviews.
Your project might be something you completed through a CREST Award, Nuffield Research Placement, Big Bang Fair, a science fair/competition, a STEM Club, as part of coursework for a qualification, as an extra-curricular activity, or as a personal project. However you started your article/project, we'd love to hear from you!
Not sure where to start? We've got plenty of guidance on our website!
By writing an article for Youth STEM Matters, you will get the chance to:
- Work with our editors to make your article the best it can be
- Take what you've learned at school/college/university and putting it into 'real world' significance
- Develop and share your interest in science, technology, engineering and maths
- Gain experience of scientifc writing and peer-review
- Improve your science communication
- Share your findings, ideas and innovations with the world!
Publishing with Youth STEM Matters is a good way of:
- Improving your CV or UCAS application
- Contributing to science badges in Guides/Scouts, or awards like Duke of Edinburgh (DofE), CREST Awards, Youth STEMM Award and Young STEM Leader.
- Making a difference to some of the biggest global challenges.
The STEM Directory is provided as a service to support you in finding enrichment opportunities. The activities are offered by external providers and are not endorsed by STEM Learning. We are not responsible for their content or delivery.
Grants for school
The Royal Institution runs two enrichment and enhancement grant schemes. Grants of up to £500 are available to UK-registered state schools to host a STEM activity selected from the STEM Directory.
There are a number of other organisations that offer grants to schools.
|Published||24 March 2020|
|Last modified||24 March 2020|
|Nature of scheme||Project for students|
|Subject(s)||STEM Clubs, Computing, Computer Systems, Cross curricular, Design and technology, Engineering, Leadership, Mathematics, Personal development, Psychology, Science, Biology, Physics, Working scientifically, Earth science, Practical work, Outside the classroom, Techniques and procedures, Enquiries and investigations, Demonstrations, Chemistry|
|Age||7-11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19, FE/HE|
|Running times||1-4 hours|
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