Research Paper Competition





STEM Education Organization for Cambodia announces the first research paper competiton for undergraduate students.

We invite every undergraduate student to submit research papers in STEM fields.

University students in Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths or Education departments are encouraged to write a research paper or review about their field of study.

The winning manuscripts will receive recognition on web site and authors will have a right to present their research in the 13th STEM Cambodia Festival  (29-30 April 2017).

Deadline: 07-04-2017


First Place – $200
Second Place – $150
Third Place – $100

STEMC announces its first Student Research Contest.


This contest provides a forum for students to develop their research skills and publish their results.


  • Encourage and promote scientific research and writing.
  • Provide an opportunity for students to publish their work.

Submission Requirements:

Before you submit your manuscript, read the instructions below in addition to the information provided on manuscript requirements*.

  • Participants must be undergraduate students.
  • Manuscripts should not be published previously or submitted elsewhere for publication.
  • Papers must represent original research.
  • We are accepting research papers written only in English for this competition.
  • For every paper, authors must prepare a one-minute YouTube video which summarizes the research briefly. The link of the YouTube video must be added to the acknowledgments in manuscript. Your video’s title should be:

Title of paper – STEM Education Organization for Cambodia”


         Parameter         Marks
Originality 25
Style 25
Impact 25
Video presentation 25



  • The winning manuscript will receive recognition on web site and authors will have a right to present their research in the 13th STEM Cambodia Festival (29-30 April 2017).


*Manuscript Requirements

If you do not follow the general guidelines and requirements outlined below, your manuscript will not be accepted.

  • Create manuscript in Microsoft Word and send as a .pdf Other file extensions are not acceptable.
  • Use 12-point Times New Roman font.
  • Double space every page.
  • Put only one space after punctuation marks, including periods.
  • Use left justification for all text; do not center article titles or author names.
  • Number each page in sequence.
  • For manuscripts, use the following order:


1.    Title page and Abstract
The title page must include authors’ name, institution affiliation, (if exists) faculty advisor name, email address, and an abstract no longer than 250 words. Abstract will written on the title page.

  • Include full name and affiliated institution of each author. Provide the name of the institution where the work was done, if different from author’s present institution.
  • Identify clearly each author’s mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address.

The number of authors is limited to 3. Additional contributions may be attributed in the Acknowledgments section of the manuscript.
Key words
Provide up to 10 key words.

  • Maximum number of words is 250.
  • Do not cite references in the abstract.
  • Do not use acronyms, abbreviations, or initialisms in the abstract.

2.    Text

  • Use the following subheadings in the body of the main text:
    • Introduction,
    • Methods,
    • Results, and
    • Discussion.

This section identifies sources of any support for the work being published. If there are no such acknowledgments, we will assume that you received no such support. In addition, this section lists donors of equipment or supplies, technical assistance, and other important contributions from individuals who do not qualify for authorship.

Also the link of YouTube video must be given in this part.
3.    References
Give references in the same order with the text. Number each reference in the related part of the text. Here are some examples for the reference format:
Printed Book
Crosley, L.M. (1988). The architects’ guide to computer-aided-design. Toronto: John Wiley & Sons.
Magazine Article
Essinger, J. (1991, May 28). Just another tool of your trade. Accountancy 108, pp. 91-125.
Journal Article
Armstrong, P. and Keevil, S. (1991). Magnetic resonance imaging-2: Clinical uses. British Medical Journal 303(2), 105-109.
World Wide Web Address
Austin, A. (1996)


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