All authors should read the Guidelines for Authors and ensure that their articles conform to the instructions therein before submission.

All submissions should be accompanied by a signed Publishing Agreement

There are no article processing charges.

Your original research for peer review

We welcome submissions of original work of importance in any field which will interest readers from more than one discipline. Authors are requested to write their articles in a manner and style that is intelligible to specialists and non-specialists alike. Peer-reviewed contributions are of three kinds: Review Articles, Research Articles and Research Letters.

Authors are encouraged to enquire as to the suitability of their article for consideration before formatting it for online submission. Please email a summary of the article to the Editor-in-Chief.

Value-added articles

The front section of the Journal covers News, News Features, Book Reviews, Obituaries, Commentaries, Scientific Correspondence and News & Views articles. These contributions are not peer reviewed, and potential authors are encouraged to liaise with the Editor-in-Chief before submitting work of this nature to the Journal.

To submit a front-section article email Please ensure the Publishing Agreement has been completed and include it as an attachment to the email.