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Author Guidelines

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Submission Preparation Checklist

All submissions must meet the following requirements.

  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word file format.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point Times New Roman, font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • Are you a registered Undergraduate student or recent graduate? For current students - please supply your student number and institution in your manuscript or cover letter. For recent graduates - please supply your year of graduation and the name of your academic supervisor in a cover letter. Please note that your submission will not be processed without this information.
  • An anonymous version of the manuscript will be uploaded, for reviewers to access. Please note that your submission will not be processed without this version.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.


Guidelines for submitting Research articles


Submission guidelines for Editorials.

Short Scientific Reports

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Short Communications

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