Submission of all articles for consideration for publication is by email to one of the Editors, Dr Chris Seenan ( or Prof Cormac Ryan ( All correspondence, including notification of the Editor's decision and requests for revision, is sent by e-mail.  Queries may be directed to the Editors.

Submission checklist

The following list will be useful during the final checking of an article prior to sending it to the journal for review.

Ensure that the following items are present:
One author has been designated as the corresponding author with contact details:

  • E-mail address
  • Full postal address

All necessary files have been uploaded, and contain:

  •  Keywords
  • “Contribution of Paper statement” (in form of two to three bullet points)
  • All figure captions
  • All tables (including title, description, footnotes)

Further considerations

  • Manuscript has been 'spell-checked' and 'grammar-checked'
  • References are in the correct format for this journal
  • An appropriate flow diagram and checklist has been submitted
  • All references mentioned in the Reference list are cited in the text, and vice versa
  • Permission has been obtained for use of copyrighted material from other sources (including the Internet)
  • Printed version of figures (if applicable) in color or black-and-white
  • Indicate clearly whether or not color or black-and-white in print is required.


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