Discussions is the undergraduate research journal of Case Western Reserve University. Our journal is entirely peer-reviewed and produced by undergraduate students. We publish articles in various disciplines, submitted from undergraduates from around the world.

If you come here as a reader, we welcome you, and we hope you find our archives helpful and educational.

If you come here as a researcher, we hope you find our Submission Guidelines useful. Thank you for your dedication to research and interest in Discussions. We look forward to reviewing your submission.

If you have any questions about the issues, publication, or the process of Discussions, do not hesitate to email us at discussionsresearch@case.edu or to reach out to our editorial board members individually.

We are incredibly proud of all the hard work put into creating every issue. Our mission is to publish the best undergraduate research from across the world, and we aspire to connect our readers with new ideas that spark conversations.

We welcome you to join our journey of publishing quality undergraduate research and supporting the field of scientific writing early on in our authors' academic careers.

See the Aims and Scope for a complete coverage of the journal.

Current Issue: Volume 19, Issue 1 (2023)



[Issue cover for Discussions Vol. 19 Iss. 1]


This edition was previously published incorrectly as Volume 18, Issue 2. It has been digitally updated to be Volume 19, Issue 1, but previous prints and downloads are displayed as Vol. 18, Iss. 2.