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Peer review

Your manuscript will receive our immediate attention, as follows:

  • Submission:
    • the Editor-in-Chief (EIC) will let you know within 24 hours of submission if an article is suitable for peer review
  • Peer review: first editorial decision within 3 weeks of manuscript submission
    • EIC liaises with Consulting Editors and/or Associate Editors, as required
    • Single-blind peer review
    • At least 2 sets of comments from invited peer reviewers
    • EIC makes a decision and responds to authors.
  • Revised manuscript submitted (track changes plus response to peer review comments):
    • EIC liaises with Consulting Editors, Associate Editors and/or peer reviewers, as required
    • Final decision within 5 days of receipt of revised manuscript
    • EIC contacts authors with decision plus any other requirements before publication.


Change log
Updated: 21 January 2017
Updated: 12 May 2015
Updated: 4 April 2015