Guideline word limit: 3 000 words (excluding abstract and bibliography)

Research articles should describe the background and objectives, methods, results, and conclusions of an original research study. The article should contain the following sections:

  • structured abstract,
  • introduction inclusive the objectives (the introduction section should include a succinct review of the literature)
  • methods,
  • results,
  • discussion, and
  • conclusion.

Research papers may include a total of six figures or tables (any combination) and between 10 to 25 references.

Make a new submission to the Research section.