All manuscripts published by IJHSR are indexed internationally by EBSCO, which makes it available to be searched by most libraries around the world. It provides a platform for high school students who are involved in research to learn publication about the publication process and to become a published author.
IJHSR is a peer-reviewed by university faculty members, STEM experts, postdoctoral researchers, and doctoral students. Six issues are published each year with selections from a variety of student work in all areas of science, including the behavioral and social sciences, technology, engineering, and math.
IJHSR online version ISSN 2642-1054
IJHSR print version ISSN 2642-1046
IJHSR requests a small fee to cover the costs to support our editing and publication capacity. The fee is requested only when your article is fully accepted for publication.
Standard Student Rate - $200 (the fee will be $250 for articles submitted after January 1, 2023)
We also provide a publication scholarship for students who receive Free/Reduced lunch (dependent on school documentation).
IJHSR does not wish to have our fees prevent any student from publishing their work. Please contact [email protected] directly if you have other circumstances that may qualify you for a publication scholarship. For any publication fee scholarship, please contact the editor with free/reduced lunch documentation or detailing your circumstances, once your paper is accepted for publication.
All submitted articles are subject to plagiarism check by TurnItIn before they are accepted. A refund would not be given when an article is retracted by the editor for ethical reasons after its publication.
It also provides a platform for students all around the world to see what their peers achieve scientifically while at high school.
A publication is a higher level of presentation and requires higher level of detail and work compared to poster presentation at a science fair, therefore it is more highly valued when compared to a poster or oral presentation.
Dr. Beal is the primary contact for Bahamas, ACASU, GENIUS Olympiad, and professional services (grant writing, PD) and IJHSR Journal. He is also part of the management team at our regional science fairs, conferences, and grants. Dr. Richard Beal was the Assistant Dean of K-12 STEM Education and Director of ESF in the High School at State University of New York ESF for almost 20 years before joining Terra. He was also an Adjunct Associate Professor in Environmental and Forest Biology. Rick was the Director at Large of Environmental Science for the Science Teachers Association of New York. Rick received a B.S. degree in biochemistry from SUNY Buffalo in 1991 and a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the same institution in 1997. He was a Peace Corps teacher in Eritrea (East Africa) from 1997 to 1998 and a Fulbright Scholar in Cambodia Fall 2016. He specializes in University Teaching and Outreach, STEM Education, and University Partnerships and does extensive consulting in the Middle East on educational reform projects.
Dr. Damkaci is the founder and the executive of Terra Science and Education. He is an experienced Professor of Organic Chemistry with a demonstrated leadership experience in STEM teaching, program development, grant writing, recruitment, STEM outreach, and management. He is a strong leadership professional with an Executive Leadership Certificate on Non-profit management from Harvard University School of Business, Certificate on Higher Education Administration from Harvard University Graduate School of Education, and a Certificate focused on Public Diplomacy, Leadership, and Management from Syracuse University School of Maxwell. Dr. Damkaci has received several recognitions for his service, teaching, research as well as cultural activities, and these recognitions include SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service, Oswego President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, Oswego President’s Award for Excellence in Research, Oswego Provost’s Award for Excellence in Mentorship, and International Educator Award from International Center of Syracuse.
Ryan Smith supports regional science fairs, summer STEM camps, and other K-12 Terra initiatives. Before becoming a team member at Terra, Ryan worked as a long-term substitute teacher, teaching both at the middle school and high school levels. Ryan received both his B.Sc. in Biochemistry and M.Sc. in Chemistry from the State University of New York at Oswego. While attending there, he earned an outstanding leadership award and an outstanding teaching assistant award. Ryan also was a volunteer with the Hall Newman Center as both a faith formation teacher and the Retreat Coordinator, serving many parishes in the Syracuse dioceses.
Mary Wood is the primary contact for Terra Regional STEM fairs and for its affiliates, Terra Fair Fellowships, and MakerHallsSM program showing at schools. She is part of the management team at conferences, grants, and annual Genius Olympiad. An educator and nonprofit director with decades of experience in grassroots organizing, STEM advocacy, and science and engineering fair development, Mary Eileen has been the bridge in providing funding and educational support to our Terra Fairs network of regional science and engineering fairs. She has extensive prior experience in K-12 teaching, outreach activities for K-12 schools in CNY region, non-profit management focusing on STEM engagement and regional STEM fair development.
Karen Valentino is the primary contact for operation (i.e., Finance, Human Resources, etc.) and marketing inquiries as well as those related to the grant, scholarship, and fellowship programs. She is part of the management team at our regional science fairs, conferences, grants, and annual Genius Olympiad. She has more than twenty years of higher education experience in college teaching and management of programs committed to student learning and success. She was Assistant Provost for Special Projects at SUNY Oswego and directed major NSF and DoE grants to support success of diverse transfer students and to implement special programs to increase retention rates in STEM programs. As Visiting Assistant Professor of Geology, Karen instructed courses in natural hazards, geology and environmental science at SUNY Oswego and Jefferson Community College. She holds a M.S. in Material Science and Engineering from Virginia Tech and a B.S. in Geology from Temple University.
Asli Kinsizer works with IJHSR and Terra Science and Education as a graphic designer and has 25+ years of teaching at K-12 and college level amd professional fine arts and graphic design experience. She has MA degrees in both art teaching and graphic design. As an artist, she view her role as being ‘one of the exposers of the situation’, providing a voice for the oppressed, and offering an alternative that inspires change. Kinsizer's Projects has been shown in Washington DC, Rochester, and New York.
Taylor Maslin is a copy editor for International Journal of High School Research (IJHSR). Taylor graduated from SUNY Oswego with a bachelor's degree in chemistry and is continuing her graduate education at Penn State University. She is enrolled as a Master's student pursuing a degree in forensic science. When not in school, Taylor enjoys coaching soccer, watching lots of sports, and hiking with Olivia!
Those who have master's or PhD on the given subject can serve as a reviewer. PhD students with two years of research experience may also serve as reviewers.
In order to serve as a reviewer, please register by submitting the REGISTRATION FORM.