The Western Undergraduate Research Journal: Health and Natural Sciences (WURJHNS) started in 2009. It is a student-run open access, peer- and Faculty-reviewed online journal that publishes a variety of articles, including research articles, mini-review articles, Students in the Field reports, briefing notes, short communications, and Letters to the Editor.

Call for Papers
WURJHNS is now accepting submissions in the fields of Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, Health Sciences, Medical Sciences, and related subject areas. Submission of quality papers for review is strongly encouraged. Interested authors should read the submission guidelines first. All articles judged suitable for consideration will be reviewed in a double blinded process by the WURJHNS editorial review board. The journal accepts articles on a rolling submissions basis and thus will accept submissions at any time throughout the year. For more information, contact wurjhns@uwo.ca.

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Current Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1 (2017)

Research Articles


The Effects of Upper-Body and Lower-Body Fatigue on Standing Balance
Finn D. Cogswell, Frank Huang, and Benjamin Dietze

Perspective Article

Research Day Abstracts

Faculty Profiles

2016/2017 WURJHNS Team

Jonathan Hu
Vivian Tan

Managing Editor
Andrew Wang

Associate Editors
Alex Zhou
Diana Varyvoda

Editorial Review Board
Anastasiya Vinokurtseva
Jewel Karbi
Natalie Scime
Soojie Hong
Violet Liu

Academic Affairs Committee
Michael Mehta
Dana Nguyen
Emerald Liang
Jennifer Wang
Kathleen Qu
Wilson Ho
Youngkyung Jung

Production Manager
Bhavini Rathod

Graphic Designer
Lamees Mohammed

Outreach Coordinators
Neetin Prabhu
Reza Naqvi