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Manuscript Submissions


There are various different formats in which authors may submit manuscripts for publication consideration by Exchanges.

All submissions undergo editorial review and author revisions, while those marked * also undergo a further rigorous peer-review processLink opens in a new window.

To begin a submission visit our Manuscript Submission PortalLink opens in a new window.

Writing Guidance

Manuscripts should be addressed to a broad academic audience, wherever possible, incorporating aspects of interdisciplinary work, thinking or application.

All manuscript formats may be submitted, on any topic, for regular journal issues. For manuscripts to be considered for future special issues or themed calls, authors must demonstrate how their work relates to these topics.

For more guidance on our submission formats visit our Author GuidelinesLink opens in a new window.


As significant literature contributions, peer-reviewed manuscripts (*) will take considerably more time undergoing review and revisions before article publication.

Conversely, manuscripts only undergoing editorial review and revision, may achieve publication-ready status in a few months.

Authors can help reduce their work's transit time to publication by promptly delivering on revision requests from their editor.

Research Articles*

Original articles describing the outcomes, application or impact of any original, unpublished research.

(4,000-6,000 words)

Review Articles*

Overviews which offer a scholarly summary of the current state of understanding of a specific topic, highlighting key papers, significant authors and major areas of present research activity.

(4,000-6,000 words)

Book Reviews

Brief critical appraisals and descriptive evaluations of a topical or recent academic text, designed to offer an introductory overview to the work to unfamiliar readers.

(1,000-2,500 words)


A contextualised dialogue with significant research figures in any field, with ideally a particular focus on their interdisciplinary contributions

(1,500-3,500 words)

Critical Reflections

Focussed, critical appraisals typically concerning areas of emerging research, a key event or crucial new text.

(1,000-4,000 words)