article preparation

Extracting a journal article from your thesis

Marissa Rollnick explains how to extract journal articles from your thesis

What should you consider before and during the process of writing an article from your thesis? We caught up with Marissa Rollnick, winner of a 2018 NARST Distinguished Contributions to Science Education through Research Award, who gave us her advice for those starting out. Turning your thesis into publications should mark the beginning of your… Read more »

Publish 3D models within your article on Taylor & Francis Online

Taylor & Francis partnership with Sketchfab

We’ve partnered with 3D content platform Sketchfab to develop an exciting new feature for journals on Taylor & Francis Online.  3D models, which are often produced by researchers in fields such as archaeology, conservation, and biomechanics, can now be published in the main text of an article. This pilot program makes Taylor & Francis the… Read more »

Original Research: Expert Opinion on Orphan Drugs

Contributions are welcomed in the form of original research papers reporting the results of early or late stage clinical investigations or HE/OR data on orphan drugs and studies in the treatment of rare diseases. Prior publication: Expert Opinion will only consider work that has not been previously published in full. Abstract, poster or oral presentations do… Read more »

Starting out the ‘right’ way

Peter Aggleton gives advice on developing your career as an academic author

I am often asked by students and early career researchers, how can I have a successful research and publications career? And what tips can you give me? These questions are asked as if there is some magic formula to follow which, if got right, will lead to academic success. I reply in all honesty that… Read more »

Meta-opinion

Scope: The aim of a Meta-opinion is to comment on the variety of opinions given in recent papers in the field and to suggest a consensus on the direction of the field, based on these and the author’s own opinion. Word limit: The word limit for Meta-opinions is 2,000-2,500 words (not including figures, tables and… Read more »

Key Paper Evaluation: Expert Opinion

Word limit: The word limit for Key Paper Evaluations is 1,000-1,500 words (not including summary, keywords and references). Every article must contain: Title: Should be concise but informative, including the drug and therapeutic indication. Titles should not contain brand names Authors’ names and addresses: Including address, academic qualifications and job titles of all authors, as… Read more »

Clinical Trial Evaluation

Scope: The aim of Clinical Trial Evaluations is to evaluate the quality of design and implementation of a pivotal study. The author should provide a balanced and contextualised discussion of the trial and its results and not simply summarise the original publication. Word limit: The word limit for Clinical Trial Evaluations is 1,000-1,500 words (not… Read more »

Treatment Evaluation

Scope: Treatment Evaluations review the clinical data on one drug for one approved indication. They should include content on efficacy and how the drug compares to other approved products for the indication under discussion. The purpose of the Treatment Evaluation is to promote best practice in use of the drug and should, therefore, be limited… Read more »

Pharmacoeconomic Evaluation

Word limit: The word limit for Pharmacoeconomic Evaluations is 3,000 words (not including figures, tables or references). Every article must contain: Title: All article types should have a concise, informative title that contains no brand names. Authors’ names and affiliation: Including address, academic qualifications and job titles of all authors, as well as telephone number… Read more »

Original Research: Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Targets

Contributions are welcomed in the form of: Basic mechanism of action studies for investigative and marketed drugs. In vivo and in vitro studies, animal models, screening, assays, knockout studies, gene expression/function studies. Target selection and validation studies. Prior publication: Expert Opinion will only consider work that has not been previously published in full. Abstract, poster… Read more »